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General mechanisms for making decisions?

Abstract:

It has been suggested that many aspects of reward-guided behaviour can be understood within the framework of a computational account of decision making. The account emphasises representation of expectations about decision outcomes and the revision of future expectations in the light of the prediction error-the discrepancy between the actual outcome and prior expectation. Frontal cortex and striatum are implicated in such processes in humans, monkeys, and rats suggesting they are ubiquitous an...

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10.1016/j.conb.2009.02.005

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Rushworth, MF More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Current opinion in neurobiology
Volume:
19
Issue:
1
Pages:
75-83
Publication date:
2009-02-05
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EISSN:
1873-6882
ISSN:
0959-4388
URN:
uuid:a9175f6c-e3bb-47fb-a69d-8f1cbdbc6702
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26567
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pubs:26567

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