The Brain Prize Presents: Ray Dolan

  • Published20 Mar 2018
  • Reviewed20 Mar 2018
  • Source The Brain Prize

The Lundbeck Foundation 2017 Brain Prize winner — Psychiatrist and Professor Ray Dolan — has been researching the brain's reward system and the role of dopamine. Together with the other two winners — Computational Neuroscientist Peter Dayan and Neuropsychologist Wolfram Schultz — Ray Dolan has demonstrated how release of the neurotransmitter dopamine helps us learn. In this video, he explains his research on dopamine release in relation to managing expectations.


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