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Intention, choice, and the medial frontal cortex.

Abstract:

The medial frontal cortex (MFC) has been identified with voluntary action selection. Recent evidence suggests that there are three principal ways in which the MFC is an essential part of the neural circuit for voluntary action selection. First, the MFC represents the reinforcement values of actions and is concerned with the updating of those action values. Because it is particularly concerned with the rate at which action values should be updated, it mediates the influence that the past reinf...

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Publisher copy:
10.1196/annals.1440.014
Journal:
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences More from this journal
Volume:
1124
Issue:
1
Pages:
181-207
Publication date:
2008-03-01
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EISSN:
1749-6632
ISSN:
0077-8923
Language:
English
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pubs:240679
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uuid:ac811acf-db23-4cb9-8b7f-7b07a04f6f44
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240679
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2012-12-19

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