On the Control of Control: The Role of Dopamine in Regulating Prefrontal Function and Working Memory

  title={On the Control of Control: The Role of Dopamine in Regulating Prefrontal Function and Working Memory},
  author={Todd Samuel Braver and Jonathan D. Cohen},
An Important aspect of cognitive control is the ability to appropriately select, update, and maintain contextual information related to behavioral goals, and to me this information to coordinate processing over extended periods. In our novel, neurobiologicaUy based, connectionist computational model, the selection, updating, and maintenance of context occur through Interactions between the prefrontal cortex @'PC) and dofamlne (DA) neuiotiuismitter system. Phasic DAactivity serves two… 

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