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Operant Protocols for Assessing the Cost-benefit Analysis During Reinforced Decision Making by Rodents
 

Operant Protocols for Assessing the Cost-benefit Analysis During Reinforced Decision Making by Rodents

Article doi: 10.3791/57907
September 10th, 2018

Summary September 10th, 2018

A cost-benefit analysis is a weighing-scale approach that the brain performs during the course of decision making. Here, we propose a protocol to train rats on an operant-based decision-making paradigm where rats choose higher rewards at the expense of waiting for 15 s to receive them.

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