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The prefrontal cortex shows context-specific changes in effective connectivity to motor or visual cortex during the selection of action or colour.

Abstract:

The role of the prefrontal cortex remains controversial. Neuroimaging studies support modality-specific and process-specific functions related to working memory and attention. Its role may also be defined by changes in its influence over other brain regions including sensory and motor cortex. We used functional magnetic imaging (fMRI) to study the free selection of actions and colours. Control conditions used externally specified actions and colours. The prefrontal cortex was activated during...

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10.1093/cercor/bhh111

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Author
Journal:
Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991)
Volume:
15
Issue:
1
Pages:
85-95
Publication date:
2005-01-05
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EISSN:
1460-2199
ISSN:
1047-3211
URN:
uuid:bb368428-1a29-4599-b2fb-64b868583c58
Source identifiers:
18470
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pubs:18470

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