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Does the medial orbitofrontal cortex have a role in social valuation?

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It has been claimed that social behaviour changes after lesions of the ventromedial prefrontal cortex (vmPFC). However, lesions in humans are rarely restricted to a well defined cortical area. Although vmPFC lesions usually include medial orbitofrontal cortex (mOFC), they typically also affect subgenual and/or perigenual anterior cingulate cortex. The purpose of the current study is to investigate the role of mOFC in social valuation and decision-making. We tested four macaque monkeys prior t...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
The European journal of neuroscience
Volume:
31
Issue:
12
Pages:
2341-2351
Publication date:
2010-06-05
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EISSN:
1460-9568
ISSN:
0953-816X
URN:
uuid:7ca682ba-abe6-47a2-a1ab-fb5df7e590f3
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60477
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pubs:60477

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