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Choosing where to attend and the medial frontal cortex: an FMRI study.

Abstract:

To investigate how we orient our spatial attention, previous studies have recorded neural activity while participants are instructed where to attend. Here we contrast this classical instructed attention condition with a novel condition in which the focus of voluntary attention is not specified by the experimenter but rather is freely chosen by the participant. Central cues prompted fixating participants either to choose which of two peripheral spatial locations to covertly attend or formed an...

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Publisher copy:
10.1152/jn.90241.2008

Authors


Taylor, PC More by this author
Rushworth, MF More by this author
Journal:
Journal of neurophysiology
Volume:
100
Issue:
3
Pages:
1397-1406
Publication date:
2008-09-05
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EISSN:
1522-1598
ISSN:
0022-3077
URN:
uuid:b758e677-9a24-48cd-ac83-b2fc942b62fb
Source identifiers:
16001
Local pid:
pubs:16001

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