The Role of the Medial Frontal Cortex in Cognitive Control

  title={The Role of the Medial Frontal Cortex in Cognitive Control},
  author={K. R. Ridderinkhof and M. Ullsperger and E. Crone and S. Nieuwenhuis},
  pages={443 - 447}
  • K. R. Ridderinkhof, M. Ullsperger, +1 author S. Nieuwenhuis
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Science
  • Adaptive goal-directed behavior involves monitoring of ongoing actions and performance outcomes, and subsequent adjustments of behavior and learning. We evaluate new findings in cognitive neuroscience concerning cortical interactions that subserve the recruitment and implementation of such cognitive control. A review of primate and human studies, along with a meta-analysis of the human functional neuroimaging literature, suggest that the detection of unfavorable outcomes, response errors… CONTINUE READING
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