What does dopamine release reveal about latent inhibition?
Thomas J. Burton, Genevra Hart, Bernard W. Balleine
Learning & Behavior
A recent paper by Kutlu et al. (2022) argues that changes in dopamine release during stimulus pre-exposure reflect non-associative changes in attention to the conditioned stimulus that are causally related to latent inhibition effects. Associative accounts of pre-exposure-induced changes in associability suggest, however, that such conclusions may be premature.