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prior expectation of an event or occurrence, sometimes accompanied by an emotional reaction

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Asserted relationships to other concepts

is a kind of

No associations
are a kind of

  • loss anticipation
  • reward anticipation
  • are a part of

  • expectancy
  • Tasks that are asserted to measure anticipation

    Task Contrast Measure

    Early Childhood Behavioral Questionnaire
    • positive anticipation


    Anticipation of increasing monetary reward selectively recruits nucleus accumbens.
    Knutson B, Adams CM, Fong GW, Hommer D
    (J Neurosci)
    2001 Aug 15