Prefrontal Cortical Networks Related to Visceral Function and Mood

  title={Prefrontal Cortical Networks Related to Visceral Function and Mood},
  author={Joseph L. Price},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  • J. Price
  • Published 1 June 1999
  • Biology, Psychology
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
ABSTRACT: At least twenty‐two architectonic areas can be distinguished within the orbital and medial prefrontal cortex (OMPFC). Although each of these areas has a distinct structure and connections, they can be grouped into two “networks,” defined by cortico‐cortical connections that primarily interconnect areas within each network. The networks also have different connections to the striatum, medial thalamus, and other brain regions. The orbital network consists of most of the areas in the… 

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