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Anterior cingulate and prefrontal cortex: who's in control?

A sophisticated study of error-related brain potentials in patients with prefrontal lesions addresses how we monitor performance and adjust cognitive control based on task demands.

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Figure 1: Model of task used by Gehring and Knight.


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Cohen, J., Botvinick, M. & Carter, C. Anterior cingulate and prefrontal cortex: who's in control?. Nat Neurosci 3, 421–423 (2000).

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