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Action selection by biased attractor competition in the prefrontal cortex

Edmund T. Rolls

in Memory, Attention, and Decision-Making

Published in print August 2007 | ISBN: 9780199232703
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191724046 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232703.003.0008
 Action selection by biased attractor competition in the prefrontal cortex

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This chapter discusses a hierarchical attractor model of action selection. It details pharmacology of attention, decision-making, and action selection. It describes the application to a neurodynamical systems hypothesis of schizophrenia.

Keywords: action selection; prefrontal cortex; schizophrenia; pharmacology of attention; decision making

Chapter.  11309 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neuroscience

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