TABLE 4.1Vertebrates

Midbrain dopamine nucleusReward prediction, comparison of prediction and received rewards
Basal gangliaEffort cost analysis
Amygdala
   CentralGeneral affective consequences of reward
   BasolateralSpecific sensory properties of rewards
Hippocampus
   Temporal a Coarse-grained representation of locations (contexts), association of contexts with specific rewards and affective states
   Septal b Fine-grained representation of locations for navigation during foraging

a Also known as ventral hippocampus in rodents and anterior hippocampus in primates.

b Also known as dorsal hippocampus in rodents and posterior hippocampus in primates.

From: Chapter 4, What Can Different Brains Do with Reward?

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Neurobiology of Sensation and Reward.
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