Altruism in Parkinson’s disease

Altruism in Parkinson’s disease
Neuropsychology. 2021 May 3. doi: 10.1037/neu0000740. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTObjective: Reward-based decision-making is a growing area of research in Parkinson's disease (PD), a disorder characterized by alterations in dopamine and cortico-striatal circuits. While reward is typically operationalized as a gain, altruistic decisions also engage the reward system in fMRI studies. Although altruism comes at a cost, individuals may be motivated ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-05-03By Erika P Sparrow