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Amygdala-prefrontal cortex interactions in the primate brain and the neural basis of credit assignment

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An important adaption for life in changeable environments, such as those occupied by many primate species, is the ability to learn the contingencies that prevail between events and their consequences. Credit assignment consists in the capacity to correctly associate the value of an outcome to the event or choice that led to it. Interactions between amygdala and prefrontal cortex have been suggested to support credit assignment. Chapter 1 reviews the anatomy and function of areas supporting va...

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MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Christ Church
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Wellcome Trust Four-Year PhD in Neuroscience
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Folloni, D
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105238/Z/14/Z
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2020-09-09

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