Double dissociation of attentional resources: prefrontal versus cingulate cortices.

@article{Ng2007DoubleDO,
  title={Double dissociation of attentional resources: prefrontal versus cingulate cortices.},
  author={Chi-Wing Ng and Maria Imelda Noblejas and Joshua S. Rodefer and Christina B Smith and Amy Poremba},
  journal={The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience},
  year={2007},
  volume={27 45},
  pages={12123-31}
}
Efficient attention to our environment facilitates the decisions that need to be executed in daily life. Filtering critical from noncritical information may require the neural organization of multiple brain regions. Combining lesion techniques and the rodent version of the Wisconsin card sorting task in humans, we show at least two types of attentional processing systems reside in the cingulate and prefrontal cortices depending on task demands requiring shifts of attention within or between… CONTINUE READING
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