Perspectives on Behavioural Function of Dopamine in the Nucleus Accumbens

Re^2: Breadth mint or candy? Feelings of Energy

Henry Szechtman

On Wed Dec 16, John Salamone wrote
>When I speculate about this (i.e., feelings of energy), I sometimes call it "an internal signal of self-efficacy" (originally suggested to me by Jon Horvitz), or "I can do it!"  Of course, I do not think this is what anyone normally thinks of when they say "reward"

-I think the literature has not considered that there may be different kinds of "feelings" associated with rewards that engage smooth vs skeletal muscle systems. your work is very important in that it forces us to consider new notions. cheers, henry

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