Serotonin and cognitive flexibility: neuroimaging studies into the effect of acute tryptophan depletion in healthy volunteers.

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Cognitive flexibility is the ability to adjust behavior to changes in the environment or task conditions. Previous research suggested that serotonin (5-HT) is involved in cognitive flexibility. Disturbed 5-HT functioning in animals, psychiatric patients and healthy volunteers leads to more rigid behavior. A well recognized method to manipulate levels of… (More)

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@article{Evers2007SerotoninAC, title={Serotonin and cognitive flexibility: neuroimaging studies into the effect of acute tryptophan depletion in healthy volunteers.}, author={Elizabeth A T Evers and Frederik M. van der Veen and Dr. Durk Fekkes and Jolle Wolter Jolles}, journal={Current medicinal chemistry}, year={2007}, volume={14 28}, pages={2989-95} }