Reward and punishment act as distinct factors in guiding behavior
Cognition, Volume 139, 2015, Pages 154-167.
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Behavior rests on the experience of reinforcement and punishment. It has been unclear whether reinforcement and punishment act as oppositely valenced components of a single behavioral factor, or whether these two kinds of outcomes play fundamentally distinct behavioral roles. To this end, we varied the magnitude of a reward or a penalty e...More
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