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Contributions of the medial prefrontal cortex to social influence in economic decision-making

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Economic decisions are guided by highly subjective reward valuations (SVs). Often these SVs are overridden when individuals conform to social norms. Yet, the neural mechanisms that underpin the distinct processing of such normative reward valuations (NV) are poorly understood. The dorsomedial and ventromedial portions of the prefrontal cortex (dmPFC/vmPFC) are putatively key regions for processing social and economic information respectively. However, the contribution of these regions to econ...

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10.1093/cercor/bhx183

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Economic and Social Research Council
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1+3 PhD open competition studentship supervised by NR
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Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Grant:
Anniversary Future Leader Fellowship (BB/M013596/1) awarded to MAJA
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Oxford University Press
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Volume:
27
Issue:
9
Pages:
4635–4648
Publication date:
2017-07-18
Acceptance date:
2017-06-27
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1460-2199
ISSN:
1047-3211
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2017-06-30

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