An fMRI study of joint attention experience

@article{Williams2005AnFS,
  title={An fMRI study of joint attention experience},
  author={Justin H. G. Williams and Gordon D. Waiter and Oliver Perra and David Ian Perrett and Andrew Whiten},
  journal={NeuroImage},
  year={2005},
  volume={25},
  pages={133-140}
}
Although much is now known about eye movement detection, little is known about the higher cognitive processes involved in joint attention. We developed video stimuli which when watched, engender an experience of joint attention in the observer. This allowed us to compare an experience of joint attention to nonjoint attention within an fMRI scanning environment. Joint attention was associated with activity in the ventromedial frontal cortex, the left superior frontal gyrus (BA10), cingulate… Expand
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