Exploration of the neural substrates of executive functioning by functional neuroimaging

@article{Collette2006ExplorationOT,
  title={Exploration of the neural substrates of executive functioning by functional neuroimaging},
  author={Fabienne Collette and Michel Hogge and Eric Salmon and Martial Van der Linden},
  journal={Neuroscience},
  year={2006},
  volume={139},
  pages={209-221}
}
This review presents neuroimaging studies that have explored the cerebral substrates of executive functioning. These studies have demonstrated that different executive functions not only recruit various frontal areas but also depend upon posterior (mainly parietal) regions. These results are in accordance with the hypothesis that executive functioning relies on a distributed cerebral network that is not restricted to anterior cerebral areas. However, there exists an important heterogeneity in… Expand
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