The Role of Prefrontal Cortex in Sensory Memory and Motor Preparation: An Event-Related fMRI Study

@article{DEsposito2000TheRO,
  title={The Role of Prefrontal Cortex in Sensory Memory and Motor Preparation: An Event-Related fMRI Study},
  author={Mark D’Esposito and Dana Ballard and Eric Zarahn and G. K. Aguirre},
  journal={NeuroImage},
  year={2000},
  volume={11},
  pages={400-408}
}
Delayed-response tasks are behavioral paradigms in which subjects must remember stimulus attributes across a delay to subsequently perform the appropriate motor response. Quintana and Fuster (1992), reported that there exist subpopulations of neurons in monkey lateral prefrontal cortex (PFC) whose firing rates during the delay are tuned to either sensorial attributes of the stimulus (i.e., involved in sensory memory) or the direction of a postdelay motor response associated with the stimulus (i… 

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