Social Reward Dependence

Some articles on reward dependence, reward:

Reward Dependence - Brain Physiology
... Cloninger describes reward dependence as being a prime component of the Behavior maintenance System (BMS) ... producing alertness and arousal, is seen as influencing the brain reward system by aiding in the learning of new paired associations ... Reward dependence has been linked to "dissociable connectivity streams" in the brain ...

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