Response channel activation and the lateral prefrontal cortex

  title={Response channel activation and the lateral prefrontal cortex},
  author={R. Rafal and F. Gershberg and R. Egly and R. Ivry and A. Kingstone and T. Ro},
The role of lateral prefrontal cortex in transducing perception into action was studied in 10 patients with chronic, unilateral lesions. They identified colors in the center of a visual display, while a flanking, distractor color was presented simultaneously in either the ipsilesional or contralesional field. The flanker could be either the same color as the target, or incompatible with the correct response. The effects of compatible and incompatible flankers on reaction time (RT) served as a… Expand

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