The Anterior Cingulate Cortex

@article{Allman2001TheAC,
  title={The Anterior Cingulate Cortex},
  author={John Allman and Atiya Y. Hakeem and Joseph M. Erwin and Esther A. Nimchinsky and Patrick R. Hof},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2001},
  volume={935}
}
  • J. Allman, A. Hakeem, +2 authors P. Hof
  • Published 1 May 2001
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Abstract: We propose that the anterior cingulate cortex is a specialization of neocortex rather than a more primitive stage of cortical evolution. Functions central to intelligent behavior, that is, emotional self‐control, focused problem solving, error recognition, and adaptive response to changing conditions, are juxtaposed with the emotions in this structure. Evidence of an important role for the anterior cingulate cortex in these functions has accumulated through single‐neuron recording… Expand
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