Neural correlates of visual and motor decision processes.

  title={Neural correlates of visual and motor decision processes.},
  author={Jeffrey D. Schall and Narcisse P. Bichot},
  journal={Current opinion in neurobiology},
  volume={8 2},
Recent research has clarified and revealed characteristics of perceptual and motor decision processes in the brain. A democracy of sensory neurons discriminate the properties of a stimulus, while competition contrasts the attributes of stimuli across the visual field to locate conspicuous stimuli. Salience and significance are weighed to select an object on which to focus attention and action. Experimentally combining neural and mental chronometry has determined the contribution of perceptual… CONTINUE READING