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A general mechanism for perceptual decision-making in the human brain
We show that even for complex object categories, the comparison of the outputs of different pools of selectively tuned lower-level sensory neurons could be a general mechanism by which the human brain computes perceptual decisions. Expand
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Dissociation of Cognitive and Emotional Empathy in Adults with Asperger Syndrome Using the Multifaceted Empathy Test (MET)
Empathy is a multidimensional construct consisting of cognitive (inferring mental states) and emotional (empathic concern) components. Despite a paucity of research, individuals on the autismExpand
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The neural systems that mediate human perceptual decision making
Perceptual decision making is the act of choosing one option or course of action from a set of alternatives on the basis of available sensory evidence. Thus, when we make such decisions, sensoryExpand
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Early Setting of Grammatical Processing in the Bilingual Brain
The existence of a "critical period" for language acquisition is controversial. Bilingual subjects with variable age of acquisition (AOA) and proficiency level (PL) constitute a suitable model toExpand
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Age-related differences in white matter microstructure: Region-specific patterns of diffusivity
We collected MRI diffusion tensor imaging data from 80 younger (20-32 years) and 63 older (60-71 years) healthy adults. Expand
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Neural Processing of Risk
In our everyday life, we often have to make decisions with risky consequences, such as choosing a restaurant for dinner or choosing a form of retirement saving. To date, however, little is knownExpand
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Involvement of human left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in perceptual decision making is independent of response modality.
Perceptual decision making typically entails the processing of sensory signals, the formation of a decision, and the planning and execution of a motor response. Although recent studies in monkeys andExpand
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Neuronal correlates of altered empathy and social cognition in borderline personality disorder
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a severe psychiatric condition of undetermined brain underpinnings, which involves profound emotion regulation deficits and interpersonal impairment. Expand
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Theory of mind impairments in euthymic bipolar patients.
BACKGROUND Deficits in social cognition, e.g. theory of mind (ToM) represent core characteristics involved in the etiology of psychopathological symptoms and an important predictor of socialExpand
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Genetic variation in dopaminergic neuromodulation influences the ability to rapidly and flexibly adapt decisions
The ability to rapidly and flexibly adapt decisions to available rewards is crucial for survival in dynamic environments. Reward-based decisions are guided by reward expectations that are updatedExpand
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