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Multiple signals in anterior cingulate cortex

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Activity in anterior cingulate cortex (ACC) has been linked both to commitment to a course of action, even when it is associated with costs, and to exploring or searching for alternative courses of action. Here we review evidence that this is due to the presence of multiple signals in ACC reflecting the updating of beliefs and internal models of the environment and encoding aspects of choice value, including the average value of choices afforded by the environment ('search value'). We contras...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.conb.2015.12.007

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University of Oxford
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Christ Church
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wadham College
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Experimental Psychology
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Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Current Opinion in Neurobiology Journal website
Volume:
37
Pages:
36-43
Publication date:
2016-01-08
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ISSN:
0959-4388 and 1873-6882
Pmid:
26774693
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English
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pubs:592407
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uuid:373a6341-8f7b-4bb8-bb71-1e48dce90a19
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pubs:592407
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2016-11-22

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