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Making decisions through a distributed consensus.
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PMID:  22683275     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
How does the brain decide between actions? Is it through comparisons of abstract representations of outcomes or through a competition in a sensorimotor map defining the actions themselves? Here, I review strengths and limitations of both of these proposals, and suggest that decisions emerge through a distributed consensus across many levels of representation.
Authors:
Paul Cisek
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-6-8
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current opinion in neurobiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1873-6882     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-6-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9111376     Medline TA:  Curr Opin Neurobiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Groupe de Recherche sur le Système Nerveux Central (GRSNC), Dept. de physiologie, Université de Montréal, C.P. 6128 Succursale Centre-ville, Montréal, QC H3C 3J7, Canada.
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