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Subspace orthogonalization as a mechanism for binding values to space

  title={Subspace orthogonalization as a mechanism for binding values to space},
  author={Justin M. Fine and W. Jeffrey Johnston and Seng Bum Michael Yoo and R. Becket Ebitz and Benjamin Yost Hayden},
When choosing between options, we must solve an important binding problem. The values of the options must be associated with other information, including the action needed to select them. We hypothesized that the brain solves this binding problem through use of distinct population subspaces. We examined responses of single neurons in five value-sensitive regions in rhesus macaques performing a risky choice task. In all areas, neurons encoded the values of both possible options, but used semi… 

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