New paper published in International Journal of Psychophysiology

In this paper, we observe that dopamine D2 receptor binding in striatum correlates (across subjects) with Locus of Control. This highlights a role for dopamine in (the subjective feeling of) control.


  • Vassena, E., Van Opstal, F., Goethals, I., & Verguts, T. (2019). Striatal dopamine D2 binding correlates with locus of control: Preliminary evidence from 11Craclopride Positron Emission Tomography. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 146, 117–124.