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Volition and conflict in human medial frontal cortex.

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Controversy surrounds the role of human medial frontal cortex in controlling actions. Although damage to this area leads to severe difficulties in spontaneously initiating actions, the precise mechanisms underlying such "volitional" deficits remain to be established. Previous studies have implicated the medial frontal cortex in conflict monitoring and the control of voluntary action, suggesting that these key processes are functionally related or share neural substrates. Here, we combine a no...

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10.1016/j.cub.2005.01.006

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Author
Journal:
Current biology : CB
Volume:
15
Issue:
2
Pages:
122-128
Publication date:
2005-01-05
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EISSN:
1879-0445
ISSN:
0960-9822
URN:
uuid:7020f6ed-d2fb-438c-9418-4887f8fc03ed
Source identifiers:
368871
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pubs:368871

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