SAGE Journal Articles
Galván, A. (2013). The teenage brain: Sensitivity to rewards. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 22(2), 88-93.
This article discusses reward sensitivity in adolescence from an evolutionary and biological perspective. The authors also discuss individual differences in reward sensitivity.
- Why are adolescents prone to heightened reward sensitivity?
- How has reward sensitivity evolved in mammals?
- What is the role of hormone regulation in the development of reward sensitivity?
- How do individual differences in reward sensitivity affect appetitive conditioning?