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Subconstruct: Reward Valuation

RDoC Classification

Domain: Positive Valence Systems > Construct: Approach Motivation

Description

Processes by which the probability and benefits of a prospective outcome are computed and calibrated by reference to external information, social context (e.g., group input, counterfactual comparisons), and/or prior experience. This calibration is influenced by pre-existing biases, learning, memory, stimulus characteristics, and deprivation states. Reward valuation may involve the assignment of incentive salience to stimuli.

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