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The anterior cingulate cortex: monitoring the outcomes of others' decisions.

Abstract:

The ability to attribute mental states to others and understand the basis of their decisions is essential for human social interaction. A controversial theory states that this is achieved by simulating another's information processing in one's own neural circuits. The anterior cingulate cortex (ACC) is known to play an important role in the registration of discrepancies between the predicted and actual outcomes of decisions (prediction errors).When positive and negative feedback fails altoget...

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Balsters, JH More by this author
Ramnani, N More by this author
Journal:
Social neuroscience
Volume:
7
Issue:
4
Pages:
424-435
Publication date:
2012-07-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1747-0927
ISSN:
1747-0919
URN:
uuid:facb9c1d-34b3-42fd-a8de-b37e25b5f8ee
Source identifiers:
435776
Local pid:
pubs:435776

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