Rostral Prefrontal Cortex and the Focus of Attention in Prospective Memory

  title={Rostral Prefrontal Cortex and the Focus of Attention in Prospective Memory},
  author={Roland G. Benoit and Sam J. Gilbert and Chris D Frith and Paul W. Burgess},
  booktitle={Cerebral cortex},
Prospective memory (PM) denotes the function to realize intentions after a delay while being immersed in distracting ongoing (OG) activity. Here, we scrutinize the often-reported involvement of rostral prefrontal cortex (rPFC; approximating Brodmann area 10) in such situations: This region might mediate attention between external stimuli and the internally maintained intention, that is, between stimulus-oriented (SO) and stimulus-independent (SI) processing. Using functional magnetic resonance… CONTINUE READING
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