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On the relationship between the "default mode network" and the "social brain"

Abstract:

The default mode network (DMN) of the brain consists of areas that are typically more active during rest than during active task performance. Recently however, this network has been shown to be activated by certain types of tasks. Social cognition, particularly higher-order tasks such as attributing mental states to others, has been suggested to activate a network of areas at least partly overlapping with the DMN. Here, we explore this claim, drawing on evidence from meta-analyses of function...

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10.3389/fnhum.2012.00189

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Neubert, FX More by this author
Noonan, MP More by this author
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Journal:
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience
Issue:
JUNE 2012
Pages:
1-9
Publication date:
2012-06-21
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EISSN:
1662-5161
ISSN:
1662-5161
URN:
uuid:a59ffbf5-fb87-41c3-aa26-fa00a3c1231a
Source identifiers:
344977
Local pid:
pubs:344977

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