Striatum and pre-SMA facilitate decision-making under time pressure.

@article{Forstmann2008StriatumAP,
  title={Striatum and pre-SMA facilitate decision-making under time pressure.},
  author={Birte U. Forstmann and Gilles Dutilh and Scott Brown and Jane Neumann and Detlev Yves von Cramon and K. Richard Ridderinkhof and Eric-Jan Wagenmakers},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2008},
  volume={105 45},
  pages={17538-42}
}
Human decision-making almost always takes place under time pressure. When people are engaged in activities such as shopping, driving, or playing chess, they have to continually balance the demands for fast decisions against the demands for accurate decisions. In the cognitive sciences, this balance is thought to be modulated by a response threshold, the neural substrate of which is currently subject to speculation. In a speed decision-making experiment, we presented participants with cues that… CONTINUE READING
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