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Decision making, the frontal lobes and foraging behaviour

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The aim of this thesis was to understand the function of the frontal lobes during different types of decisions thusfar mostly neglected in cognitive neuroscience. Namely, I sought to understand how decisions are made when comparisons are not about a simple set of concrete options presented, but rather require a comparison with one specific encounter and a sense of the value of the current environment (Chapter 2-3). Additionally, I wanted to understand how decisions between concrete ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Decision and Action Laboratory
Oxford college:
Wadham College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Experimental Psychology
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Funding agency for:
Nils Kolling
Publication date:
2015
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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