The Role of the Medial Frontal Cortex in Cognitive Control

@article{Ridderinkhof2004TheRO,
  title={The Role of the Medial Frontal Cortex in Cognitive Control},
  author={K. Richard Ridderinkhof and Markus Ullsperger and Eveline A. Crone and Sander Nieuwenhuis},
  journal={Science},
  year={2004},
  volume={306},
  pages={443 - 447}
}
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… 
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