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Neural Basis of Motivational and Cognitive Control$
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Rogier B. Mars, Jerome Sallet, Matthew F. S. Rushworth, and Nick Yeung

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780262016438

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262016438.001.0001

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A Comparative Perspective on Executive and Motivational Control by the Medial Prefrontal Cortex

A Comparative Perspective on Executive and Motivational Control by the Medial Prefrontal Cortex

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(p.95) 6 A Comparative Perspective on Executive and Motivational Control by the Medial Prefrontal Cortex
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Neural Basis of Motivational and Cognitive Control
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Mark Laubach

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262016438.003.0006

This chapter highlights recent efforts in studying the functional significance of a rodent’s medial prefrontal cortex (mPFC) with regard to cognitive and motivational control. It describes the anatomical connectivity between the medial prefrontal cortex and the hypothalamus, including recent studies on mPFC during performance of simple reaction-time tasks.

Keywords:   medial prefrontal cortex, mPFC, cognitive control, motivation control, hypothalamus, reaction-time tasks

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