Journal article

Should we or shouldn't we? Preface to the Special Issue "Neurochemistry of Reward-Seeking"

Andrew J Lawrence

Journal of Neurochemistry | WILEY | Published : 2021

Abstract

Reward-seeking is critical for survival. Learning about the relationship between actions and outcomes helps us to make decisions and select behaviours that result in a specific outcome. This special issue entitled "The Neurochemistry of Reward-Seeking" addresses this crucial facet of behaviour and brings together a number of key thought-leaders to provide a timely update on the circuitry, chemistry and mechanisms underlying different aspects of reward-seeking. The reviews in this issue canvass unanswered questions in the field and provide a degree of forethought about how we may advance our understanding of reward-seeking by embracing novel technology alongside existing scholarship. This iss..

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