Thought control with the dopamine transient

Learn Behav. 2019 Sep;47(3):189-190. doi: 10.3758/s13420-018-0362-x.


Fine-tuning and coordinating neural activity is essential for an efficient brain. Athalye and colleagues (2018) provide important evidence that neural patterns can be streamlined by inducing dopamine transients.

Keywords: Brain stimulation; Motor cortex; Reinforcement learning; Reward.

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Brain
  • Dopamine*
  • Learning
  • Reward*


  • Dopamine