For Love or Money: A Common Neural Currency for Social and Monetary Reward

Rebecca Saxe, Johannes Haushofer

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Abstract

Two papers in the current issue of Neuron (Izuma et al. and Zink et al.) report that activity in specific regions of the brain, especially the striatum, reflects a common signal of reward in both the economic (e.g., money) and social (e.g., praise and status) domains.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)164-165
Number of pages2
JournalNeuron
Volume58
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 24 2008
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Neuroscience(all)

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