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Compulsivity Reveals a Novel Dissociation between Action and Confidence

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Confidence and actions are normally tightly interwoven—if I am sure that it is going to rain, I will take an umbrella—therefore, it is difficult to understand their interplay. Stimulated by the ego-dystonic nature of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), where compulsive actions are recognized as disproportionate, we hypothesized that action and confidence might be independently updated during learning. Participants completed a predictive-inference task designed to identify how action and conf...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.neuron.2017.09.006

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Oxford college:
New College
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Publisher:
Cell Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Neuron Journal website
Volume:
96
Issue:
2
Pages:
348-354.e4
Publication date:
2017-09-28
Acceptance date:
2017-09-07
DOI:
EISSN:
1097-4199
ISSN:
0896-6273
Pubs id:
pubs:735527
URN:
uri:ed644fe5-0411-49a1-98ff-aab3995ec7cb
UUID:
uuid:ed644fe5-0411-49a1-98ff-aab3995ec7cb
Local pid:
pubs:735527
Paper number:
2

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