Microstimulation of the Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex Biases Saccade Target Selection

@article{Opris2005MicrostimulationOT,
  title={Microstimulation of the Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex Biases Saccade Target Selection},
  author={Ioan Opris and Andrei Barborica and Vincent P. Ferrera},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience},
  year={2005},
  volume={17},
  pages={893-904}
}
A long-standing issue concerning the executive function of the primate dorsolateral prefrontal cortex is how the activity of prefrontal neurons is linked to behavioral response selection. To establish a functional relationship between prefrontal memory fields and saccade target selection, we trained three macaque monkeys to make saccades to the remembered location of a visual cue in a delayed spatial match-to-sample saccade task. We electrically stimulated sites in the prefrontal cortex with… CONTINUE READING

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