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From Skinner (e.g., 1938, 1974) on behavioral scientists have been interested in a unified, rigorous, scientific approach to the interplay between behavior and neurophysiology. The purpose of this section of the website is to present the work of behavioral neuroscientists who have solved problems in areas such as psychopharmacolShow More

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Gambling and dopamine
Editorial appearing in Behavior Analysis Digest, Vol. 18, No. 1, (Spring 2006). Article discusses previous findings attributing compulsive gambling behavior to dopamine production in the brain while gaming. Study had failed to address reinforcement maintaining behavior or other environmental variables (casino proximity, etc).
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Gambling in The News-Monkeys Gamble
When monkeys are given a choice between steady rewards and choice for more, they gamble.
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