MESOCORTICAL SYSTEM

a network of neurons which are sensitive to the neurotransmitter dopamine in the brain which consists of the medial prefrontal cortex and the anterior cingulate gyrus with connections (theoretically) with the limbic system and therefore with our behaviours.

MESOCORTICAL SYSTEM: "The mesocortical system in the brain, consists of mainly dopaminergic neurons which consist mainly of the medial prefrontal cortex and anterior cingulate gyrus."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MESOCORTICAL SYSTEM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/mesocortical-system/ (accessed October 23, 2020).
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