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What stays the same in orbitofrontal cortex

Researchers show that orbitofrontal neurons perform the same value-related computations across different decisions. Value computations are therefore a critical feature around which orbitofrontal representations are organized.

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Figure 1: Monkeys were trained to make choices between different offers of juice reward.

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Rich, E., Wallis, J. What stays the same in orbitofrontal cortex. Nat Neurosci 19, 768–770 (2016).

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