Anterior Medial Prefrontal Cortex Exhibits Activation during Task Preparation but Deactivation during Task Execution


BACKGROUND The anterior prefrontal cortex (PFC) exhibits activation during some cognitive tasks, including episodic memory, reasoning, attention, multitasking, task sets, decision making, mentalizing, and processing of self-referenced information. However, the medial part of anterior PFC is part of the default mode network (DMN), which shows deactivation… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0022909

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