A specific role for serotonin in overcoming effort cost

eLife7.70
Volume: 5
Published: Nov 8, 2016
Abstract
Serotonin is implicated in many aspects of behavioral regulation. Theoretical attempts to unify the multiple roles assigned to serotonin proposed that it regulates the impact of costs, such as delay or punishment, on action selection. Here, we show that serotonin also regulates other types of action costs such as effort. We compared behavioral performance in 58 healthy humans treated during 8 weeks with either placebo or the selective serotonin...
Paper Details
Title
A specific role for serotonin in overcoming effort cost
Published Date
Nov 8, 2016
Journal
Volume
5
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