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The contribution of distinct subregions of the ventromedial frontal cortex to emotion, social behavior, and decision making.

Abstract:

Damage to the ventromedial frontal cortex (VMFC) in humans is associated with deficits in decision making. Decision making, however, often happens while people are interacting with others, where it is important to take the social consequences of a course of action into account. It is well known that VMFC lesions also lead to marked alterations in patients' emotions and ability to interact socially; however, it has not been clear which parts of the VMFC are critical for these changes. Recently...

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10.3758/cabn.8.4.485

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Rudebeck, PH More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Rushworth, MF More by this author
Journal:
Cognitive, affective and behavioral neuroscience
Volume:
8
Issue:
4
Pages:
485-497
Publication date:
2008-12-05
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EISSN:
1531-135X
ISSN:
1530-7026
URN:
uuid:946ba46e-5cee-4df8-93dd-b5a9dba79252
Source identifiers:
14568
Local pid:
pubs:14568

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