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Valuation and decision-making in frontal cortex: one or many serial or parallel systems?

Abstract:

We evaluate the merits of different conceptualizations of frontal cortex function in value-guided decision-making. According to one view each frontal cortical region is concerned with a different aspect of the process of learning about and evaluating choices and then selecting actions. An alternative view, however, sees sets of decision-making circuits working in parallel within the frontal lobes in order to make different types of decisions. While there is a neural circuit for making choices...

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Rushworth, MF More by this author
Kolling, N More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Current opinion in neurobiology
Volume:
22
Issue:
6
Pages:
946-955
Publication date:
2012-12-05
EISSN:
1873-6882
URN:
uuid:19f34fdc-5adb-429f-ba6a-3fdf56dd2f13
Source identifiers:
403642
Local pid:
pubs:403642
Language:
English

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