Definitions

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  • n. The caudate nucleus and the lentiform nucleus considered as a single structure

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The corpus striatum.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The great ganglion of the fore-brain: more fully called corpus striatum.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a striped mass of white and grey matter located in front of the thalamus in each cerebral hemisphere; consists of the caudate nucleus and the lenticular nucleus

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Examples

  • The second, involving the striatum, is called habit learning.

    Study: TV Slows the Learning Process | Impact Lab

  • To look at this they looked at changes in gene expression in an area of the brain called the striatum, which is an area associated with the rewarding and reinforcing properties of drugs like cocaine.

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  • Such ingrained habits appear to rely on a brain region called the striatum.

    What are memories made of?

  • While contemplating a mishap, like a broken leg, activity in the rACC modulated signals in a region called the striatum that conveyed the good and bad of the event in question – biasing activity in a positive direction.

    The Optimism Bias by Tali Sharot: extract

  • PET scans showed the participants' brains pumped out more dopamine in a region called the striatum when listening to favorite pieces of music than when hearing other pieces.

    The Brain Responds To Music The Same Way As Eating

  • The results showed increased activity in the striatum, which is a part of the brain associated with the way we experience reward.

    Dan Ariely: The Upside of Irrationality and Revenge

  • In the meantime, we're still taking in information, but it's slipping past the pLPFC hub and into the striatum, which is responsible for habit learning, like driving a car or finding letters on a keyboard.

    Josh Clark: How Does Multitasking Affect Memory?

  • Shy children, however, showed two to three times more activity in their striatum, which is associated with reward, than outgoing children, the team reports in the 14 June issue of the Journal of Neuroscience.

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  • We found no salsolinol, but we did find significant amounts of methyl salsolinol in a dopamine-rich area of the brain called the striatum, a part of the reward system.

    Alcohol and The Addictive Brain

  • PET scans showed the participants' brains pumped out more dopamine in a region called the striatum when listening to favourite pieces of music than when hearing other pieces.

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