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Giving credit where credit is due: orbitofrontal cortex and valuation in an uncertain world.

Abstract:

The orbitofrontal cortex (OFC) has long been implicated in aspects of learning and adaptive decision making in changeable environments, but its precise role has remained elusive. One potential reason is that anatomical and functional distinctions within the OFC have often been overlooked. Here, we review findings centered largely on recent lesion studies in macaque monkeys from our laboratories that have investigated the causal role of the lateral and medial parts of the OFC (LOFC and MOFC) i...

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Walton, ME More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, Experimental Psychology
Noonan, MP More by this author
Rushworth, MF More by this author
Journal:
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Volume:
1239
Issue:
1
Pages:
14-24
Publication date:
2011-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1749-6632
ISSN:
0077-8923
URN:
uuid:3d34eb34-2c8f-4c74-bfbf-99e244bdff20
Source identifiers:
216149
Local pid:
pubs:216149

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