Journal article icon

Journal article

Prefrontal interactions reflect future task operations.

Abstract:

When task instructions are given, the human brain establishes a task set before the task is actually performed. By introducing a delay between the instruction and the task, we have identified the neural correlates of task sets using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Subjects were instructed to remember a sequence of positions or letters, either in the order presented or in the reverse order. Spatial or verbal processing areas were active during the delay, depending on whether posi...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.1038/nn987

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Nature neuroscience
Volume:
6
Issue:
1
Pages:
75-81
Publication date:
2003-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1546-1726
ISSN:
1097-6256
URN:
uuid:f8741e45-6dcf-45ee-baf8-064fcc55ac0f
Source identifiers:
19423
Local pid:
pubs:19423

Terms of use


Metrics



If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP