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The role of the primate frontopolar cortex in mnemonic and choice behaviour

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The role of the primate frontopolar cortex (FPC) has been investigated using human neuroimaging, lesion and disruption techniques. The results of these investigations have led to a variety of theories regarding the function of this region. It has been linked to the formation of task sets, the performance of multiple tasks, reasoning, context-specific memory (including episodic memory, prospective memory and source memory), attention to internally or externally generated information, mental...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Research group:
Brain and Behaviour Research Group
Oxford college:
University College
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MSD
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Experimental Psychology
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Browncross, H
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2015-11-06

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