09 Jan 2018
January 9, 2018
The authors report different effects of stimulation of the lateral prefrontal cortex. Stimulation at or near the FEF prolonged or decreased saccade reaction time, depending on task instructions. More rostral stimulation affected the attention weighting of saccade targets.
Schwedhelm, P., Baldauf, D., & Treue, S. (2017). Electrical stimulation of macaque lateral prefrontal cortex modulates oculomotor behavior indicative of a disruption of top-down attention. Scientific reports, 7(1), 17715.
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