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Winner takes it all: Addiction as an example for selfish goal dominance

  • Christian P. Müller (a1) and Davide Amato (a1)

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Here we argue that the selfish goal concept may well be suitable to explain inconsistencies not only in micro-behaviors, but also in the gross behavioral repertoire of an individual, which is often associated with psychopathologies, such as addiction. Neurophysiological evidence for pathological conditions like addiction emerged, and this evidence may also serve as an explanatory model for normal behaviors.

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Winner takes it all: Addiction as an example for selfish goal dominance

  • Christian P. Müller (a1) and Davide Amato (a1)

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