It All Depends on the Context, but Also on the Amygdala


Behavioral flexibility requires the brain to maintain and rely on cognitive contexts for dictating appropriate responses. Saez et al. (2015) demonstrate that such abstract rule-based representations co-exist in prefrontal cortices and in the amygdala, with the latter being surprisingly crucial for correct performance. 
DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2015.08.012


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