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The involvement of the orbitofrontal cortex in the experience of regret.

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Facing the consequence of a decision we made can trigger emotions like satisfaction, relief, or regret, which reflect our assessment of what was gained as compared to what would have been gained by making a different decision. These emotions are mediated by a cognitive process known as counterfactual thinking. By manipulating a simple gambling task, we characterized a subject's choices in terms of their anticipated and actual emotional impact. Normal subjects reported emotional responses cons...

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10.1126/science.1094550

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Journal:
Science (New York, N.Y.)
Volume:
304
Issue:
5674
Pages:
1167-1170
Publication date:
2004-05-01
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EISSN:
1095-9203
ISSN:
0036-8075
Source identifiers:
268531
Language:
English
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pubs:268531
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uuid:3660830f-c285-4295-aac6-93203a9c0135
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pubs:268531
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2013-11-16

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