25 Jun 2013
June 25, 2013
Betsy Murray and crew find evidence to resolve two different views of the function of the orbitofrontal cortex (OFC). One view is that the OFC provides inhibitory control and emotion regulation. The other view is that processes the value of things. They show that damage limited to the OFC does not affect inhibitory or emotional control, but damage to nearby fiber tracts do. There you go.
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The Miller Lab uses experimental and theoretical approaches to study the neural basis of the high-level cognitive functions that underlie complex goal-directed behavior. ekmillerlab.mit.edu