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Neuropharmacology of performance monitoring.

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Adaptive, goal-directed behavior requires that organisms evaluate their actions in terms of their outcomes. Neuroimaging studies show that unfavorable outcomes or situations with high level of conflict engage the posterior medial frontal cortex (pMFC). Recording of event-related potentials revealed that these situations are accompanied by a negative deflection, the so-called error-related negativity (ERN), which appears after an erroneous response or after negative feedback. Both activation o...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews
Volume:
33
Issue:
1
Pages:
48-60
Publication date:
2009-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-7528
ISSN:
0149-7634
Source identifiers:
241608
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:241608
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uuid:fe187f7c-ce95-461e-a7ba-b6ed0f9cb78f
Local pid:
pubs:241608
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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