IMAGE (IMAGE) National Institutes of Natural Sciences Caption (Left) When the pathway from the medial prefrontal cortex to the lateral hypothalamus is functional, monkeys are sensitive to others’ rewards. Here, the value of one’s own reward is subjectively lowered by seeing another monkey getting more. (Right) When the same pathway is disconnected, the monkeys become much less susceptible to others’ rewards. Here, the value of one’s own reward does not change. DCZ, deschloroclozapine. Credit Masaki Isoda Usage Restrictions none License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.