- Extinction learning of rewards in the rat: is there a role for CB1 receptors?Giovanni Hernandez
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 20 Penn Street, Baltimore, MD 2120, USA
Psychopharmacology (Berl) 217:189-97. 2011..Endocannabinoids have been widely studied in the context of addiction and reward due to their role in reinstatement. However, little is known about the role of CB1 receptors during extinction learning of an appetitively motivated task...
- Effect of CB1 receptor blockade on food-reinforced responding and associated nucleus accumbens neuronal activity in ratsGiovanni Hernandez
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA giovannih at gmail com
J Neurosci 32:11467-77. 2012..Together the present results indicate that the eCB system sculpts neural activity patterns that accompany PR performance and reward consumption...
- Role of dopamine tone in the pursuit of brain stimulation rewardGiovanni Hernandez
Centre for Research in Behavioural Neurobiology FRQS Groupe de recherche en Neurobiologie Comportementale, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Neurosci 32:11032-41. 2012..The observed enhancement of reward seeking could be attributable to a decrease in the value of competing behaviors, a decrease in subjective effort costs, or an increase in reward-system gain...