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What is a reward?

In this video from the Università di Torino, we describe what is a reward from a psychological and behavioural point of view

What is a reward? Do universal rewards exist?

We all can name some rewards: food, money, sex, and even drugs. But what is a reward in the eye of a scientist?

Within this video, we begin discussing reward and the neural basis of the reward system and we will continue doing so in the next article. This will give us the ground to analyze more in depth a topic related to food and the reward system: food addiction, which will be the main topic of the next activity.

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Food for Thought: The Relationship Between Food, Gut and Brain

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