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Topics+and+Notes+Nov+16+2010+_CL_ - TopicsforTuesday,Nov16

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Topics for Tuesday, Nov 16 Scientific Convergence of Ideas Incentive Sensitization Theory of Addiction  (Robinson and Berridge, University of  Michigan). Sign-Tracking Model of Addiction (Tomie,  Rutgers University).    “The Tail of the Raccoon” a Scientific Short Story  based on the Misbehavior of Organisms.
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A NeuroBiological Model of Drug Addiction Based on Dopamine Activation Incentive Sensitization Theory of Drug Addiction (Robinson and Berridge, U. Michigan) According to this theory, activation of the ascending  mesolimbic dopamine (DA) pathway, that projects  from the ventral tegmentum to the nucleus  accumbens, induces two processes:
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Incentive Sensitization Theory of Drug Addiction (Robinson and Berridge, U. Michigan) Stimuli present at the time of drug-induced  dopamine (DA) activation acquire incentive value  due to their association via Pavlovian conditioning  with the drug’s effects, making them attractive or 
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