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Activation and disruption of a neural mechanism for novel choice in monkeys

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Neural mechanisms that mediate the ability to make value-guided decisions have received substantial attention in humans and animals1,2,3,4,5,6. Experiments in animals typically involve long training periods. By contrast, choices in the real world often need to be made between new options spontaneously. It is therefore possible that the neural mechanisms targeted in animal studies differ from those required for new decisions, which are typical of human imaging studies. Here we show that the pr...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1038/s41586-020-03115-5

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-5156-9833
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Wellcome Trust
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103184/Z/13/Z
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Economic and Social Research Council
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ES/J500112/1
Publisher:
Nature Research
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Volume:
591
Pages:
270-274
Publication date:
2021-01-06
Acceptance date:
2020-11-13
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1476-4687
ISSN:
0028-0836
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English
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1145104
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pubs:1145104
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2020-11-12

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