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The posterior cingulate and medial prefrontal cortex mediate the anticipatory allocation of spatial attention.

Abstract:

The purpose of this study was to identify brain regions underlying internally generated anticipatory biases toward locations where significant events are expected to occur. Subjects fixated centrally and responded to peripheral targets preceded by a spatially valid (predictive), invalid (misleading), or neutral central cue while undergoing fMRI scanning. In some validly cued trials, reaction time was significantly shorter than in trials with neutral cues, indicating that the cue had successfu...

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Gitelman, DR More by this author
Gregory, MD More by this author
Parrish, TB More by this author
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Journal:
NeuroImage
Volume:
18
Issue:
3
Pages:
633-641
Publication date:
2003-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1095-9572
ISSN:
1053-8119
URN:
uuid:025f6319-f7da-4051-baa3-ba3e632f0b7e
Source identifiers:
9490
Local pid:
pubs:9490

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