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Theta burst stimulation dissociates attention and action updating in human inferior frontal cortex
 

Summary: Theta burst stimulation dissociates attention and
action updating in human inferior frontal cortex
Frederick Verbruggena,b,c,1
, Adam R. Arond
, MichaŽl A. Stevense
, and Christopher D. Chambersa
a
School of Psychology and Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre, Cardiff CF10 3AT, United Kingdom; b
Department of Experimental Psychology
and e
Department of Data Analysis, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium; c
School of Psychology, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QG, United Kingdom; and
d
Department of Psychology, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093
Edited by Edward E. Smith, Columbia University, New York, NY, and approved June 22, 2010 (received for review February 19, 2010)
Everyday circumstances require efficient updating of behavior. Brain
systems in the right inferior frontal cortex have been identified as
critical for some aspects of behavioral updating, such as stopping
actions. However, the precise role of these neural systems is con-
troversial. Here we examined how the inferior frontal cortex updates

  

Source: Aron, Adam - Department of Psychology, University of California at San Diego

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine