28 Oct 2013
October 28, 2013
Behavior can be fast and automatic, but inflexible (model-free) vs slower, more deliberate, and flexible (model-based) Ray Dolan and crew show that disruption of the prefrontal cortex by transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) pushes humans towards more inflexible, model-free, behavior.
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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