Functional organization of the medial frontal cortex.

  title={Functional organization of the medial frontal cortex.},
  author={Matthew F. S. Rushworth and Mark J Buckley and Timothy Edward John Behrens and M. E. Walton and D. M. Bannerman},
  journal={Current opinion in neurobiology},
  volume={17 2},
The anterior cingulate cortex (ACC) and adjacent areas of the medial frontal cortex (MFC) have been implicated in monitoring behaviour and in detecting errors. Recent evidence, however, suggests that the ACC not only registers the occurrence of errors but also represents other aspects of the reinforcement history that are crucial for guiding behaviour. Other studies raise the possibility that dorsal MFC areas not only monitor behaviour but also actually control response selection, particularly… CONTINUE READING

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