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Word and deed: A computational model of instruction following.
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PMID:  22264490     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Instructions are an inextricable, yet poorly understood aspect of modern human life. In this paper we propose that instruction implementation and following can be understood as fast Hebbian learning in prefrontal cortex, which trains slower pathways (e.g., cortical-basal ganglia pathways). We present a computational model of instruction following that is used to simulate key behavioral and neuroimaging data on instruction following. We discuss the relationship between our model and other models of instruction following, the predictions derived from it, and directions for future investigation.
Anand Ramamoorthy; Tom Verguts
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-12-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Brain research     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1872-6240     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
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Created Date:  2012-1-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0045503     Medline TA:  Brain Res     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
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