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Distinct contributions of frontal areas to emotion and social behaviour in the rat.

Abstract:

Although the lesions of patients with impaired social behaviour encompass both orbitofrontal and anterior cingulate cortex (OFC and ACC), attempts to model such impairments in animals have focused on the OFC. However, recent neuroimaging attempts to identify the neural correlates of social interaction have emphasized the relative importance of ACC. Here we report the effect of circumscribed excitotoxic lesions of either OFC or ACC on ethological, unconditioned tests of emotion and social beha...

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Rudebeck, PH More by this author
Walton, ME More by this author
Millette, BH More by this author
Shirley, E More by this author
Rushworth, MF More by this author
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Journal:
The European journal of neuroscience
Volume:
26
Issue:
8
Pages:
2315-2326
Publication date:
2007-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1460-9568
ISSN:
0953-816X
URN:
uuid:5dc67804-3f14-494f-b6c6-58b229f49b9a
Source identifiers:
18529
Local pid:
pubs:18529

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