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AppetiteNeural and Behavioural Bases$
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Charles R. Legg and David Booth

Print publication date: 1994

Print ISBN-13: 9780198547877

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547877.001.0001

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Comparing motivational systems—an incentive motivation perspective

Comparing motivational systems—an incentive motivation perspective

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(p.305) 13 Comparing motivational systems—an incentive motivation perspective
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Appetite
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Frederick Toates

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547877.003.0013

This chapter discusses the result of a 1985 study concerning an incentive motivation model. It discusses the capacity of incentives to arouse motivation and explains the concepts adaptive control and feedback effects. It explores the influence of conditional incentive stimuli on the control of behaviour, the role of classical conditioning between neutral cues and incentives in the control of behaviour, and the role of dopamine in motivational processes.

Keywords:   incentive motivation model, adaptive control, feedback effects, conditional incentive, control of behaviour, classical conditioning, dopamine, motivational processes

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