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Orbitofrontal cortex assigns credit wisely.
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PMID:  20346749     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Damage in the orbitofrontal cortex impairs the ability to switch behaviors when their outcomes change, but the cause of these deficits remained unknown. In this issue of Neuron, Walton et al. demonstrate a key role of the primate orbitofrontal cortex in disambiguating the relationship between multiple choices and their outcomes.
Hyojung Seo; Daeyeol Lee
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comment; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neuron     Volume:  65     ISSN:  1097-4199     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuron     Publication Date:  2010 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-29     Completed Date:  2010-04-12     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8809320     Medline TA:  Neuron     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  736-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
(c) 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Neurobiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Cerebral Cortex / physiology*
Choice Behavior / physiology
Frontal Lobe / physiology
Learning / physiology
Neural Pathways / physiology
Reinforcement (Psychology)*
Comment On:
Neuron. 2010 Mar 25;65(6):927-39   [PMID:  20346766 ]

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