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Selective representation of task-relevant objects and locations in the monkey prefrontal cortex.

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In the monkey prefrontal cortex (PFC), task context exerts a strong influence on neural activity. We examined different aspects of task context in a temporal search task. On each trial, the monkey (Macaca mulatta) watched a stream of pictures presented to left or right of fixation. The task was to hold fixation until seeing a particular target, and then to make an immediate saccade to it. Sometimes (unilateral task), the attended pictures appeared alone, with a cue at trial onset indicating w...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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European journal of neuroscience More from this journal
Volume:
23
Issue:
8
Pages:
2197-2214
Publication date:
2006-04-01
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1460-9568
ISSN:
0953-816X
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English
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uuid:cb3275fd-8ba4-439a-93dd-cece853a37bb
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23597
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2012-12-19

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