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A Neural Theory of Punishment and Avoidance, II: Quantitative Theory

  • Stephen Grossberg
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Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science book series (BSPS, volume 70)

Abstract

This article continues where section VIII of Chapter 4 leaves off. The article is filled with psychopharmacological predictions, some of which have since been confirmed. Others still need to be tested. The article follows the conceptual path forced by the synchronization problem. It leads to a reinforcement theory whose network realizations define explicit drive, reinforcement, and incentive motivational concepts.

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Avoidance Response Lateral Hypothalamus Inhibitory Interneuron Shock Intensity Neural Theory 
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  • Stephen Grossberg
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsBoston UniversityUSA

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