Neurons in the macaque orbitofrontal cortex code relative preference of both rewarding and aversive outcomes.

Many studies have shown that the orbitofrontal cortex (OFC) is involved in the processing of emotional information. However, although some lines of study showed that the OFC is also involved in negative emotions, few electrophysiological studies have focused on the characteristics of OFC neuronal responses to aversive information at the individual neuron… (More)