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The uncertainty of it all

Two studies in this issue report the discovery of different types of uncertainty signals in little-studied, but critical, regions of the forebrain: decision confidence in the pulvinar and reward risk in the anterodorsal septum.

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Figure 1: Reward risk–type uncertainty is represented in the ADS.
Figure 2: Decision confidence is represented in the pulvinar.


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Kepecs, A. The uncertainty of it all. Nat Neurosci 16, 660–662 (2013).

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