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On the relationship between the "default mode network" and the "social brain".

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The default mode network (DMN) of the brain consists of areas that are typically more active during rest than during active task performance. Recently however, this network has been shown to be activated by certain types of tasks. Social cognition, particularly higher-order tasks such as attributing mental states to others, has been suggested to activate a network of areas at least partly overlapping with the DMN. Here, we explore this claim, drawing on evidence from meta-analyses of function...

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10.3389/fnhum.2012.00189

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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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Journal:
Frontiers in human neuroscience
Volume:
6
Pages:
189
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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EISSN:
1662-5161
ISSN:
1662-5161
Source identifiers:
341060
Language:
English
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uuid:cdf69c7a-809d-4719-bfa2-5e12794dcaa5
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pubs:341060
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2012-12-19

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