Adults with a history of childhood trauma explore less during a foraging task and collect fewer rewards, study finds

People with adverse childhood experiences explore less as adults and may be less sensitive to positive rewards, according to a study published in theĀ Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Using a foraging paradigm, the researchers found evidence that reward-based decision-making may contribute to the psychopathology observed in people with childhood trauma. …

People with adverse childhood experiences explore less as adults and may be less sensitive to positive rewards, according to a study published in theĀ Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Using a foraging paradigm, the researchers found evidence that reward-based decision-making may contribute to the psychopathology observed in people with childhood trauma. …

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