On the Role of the Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex in Self-Processing: The Valuation Hypothesis

@inproceedings{dArgembeau2013OnTR,
  title={On the Role of the Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex in Self-Processing: The Valuation Hypothesis},
  author={Arnaud d’Argembeau},
  booktitle={Front. Hum. Neurosci.},
  year={2013}
}
With the development of functional neuroimaging, important progress has been made in identifying the brain regions involved in self-related processing. One of the most consistent findings has been that the ventromedial prefrontal cortex (vMPFC) is activated when people contemplate various aspects of themselves and their life, such their traits, experiences, preferences, abilities, and goals. Recent evidence suggests that this region may not support the act of self-reflection per se, but its… CONTINUE READING
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