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Decision Making, Affect, and Learning: Attention and Performance XXIII

Mauricio R. Delgado, Elizabeth A. Phelps, and Trevor W. Robbins


This latest volume in the Attention and Performance series focuses on two of the fastest moving research areas in cognitive and affective neuroscience — decision making and emotional processing. This book investigates the psychological and neural systems underlying decision making, and the relationship with reward, affect, and learning. In addition, it considers neurodevelopmental and clinical aspects of these issues, for example the role of decision making and reward in drug addiction. It also looks at the applied aspects of this knowledge to other disciplines, including the growing field of ... More

Keywords: cognitive neuroscience, affective neuroscience, decision making, emotional processing, neural systems, neurodevelopmental aspects, clinical aspects, drug addiction, neuroeconomics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199600434
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600434.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mauricio R. Delgado, editor
Department of Psychology, Rutgers University, USA
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Elizabeth A. Phelps, editor
Department of Psychology and Center for Neural Science, New York University, USA
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Trevor W. Robbins, editor
University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK



Section I Psychological processes underlying decision making

Section II Neural systems of decision making

Section III Neural systems of emotion, reward, and learning

Section IV Neurodevelopmental and clinical aspects