The effect of motivation on working memory: an fMRI and SEM study.

  title={The effect of motivation on working memory: an fMRI and SEM study.},
  author={Iwona Szatkowska and Piotr Bogorodzki and Tomasz P Wolak and Artur Marchewka and Wojciech Szeszkowski},
  journal={Neurobiology of learning and memory},
  volume={90 2},
This study investigated the effective connectivity between prefrontal regions of human brain supporting motivational influence on working memory. Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and structural equation modeling (SEM) were used to examine the interaction between the lateral orbitofrontal (OFC), medial OFC, and dorsolateral prefrontal (DLPFC) regions in the left and right hemisphere during performance of the verbal 2-back working memory task under two reinforcement conditions. The… CONTINUE READING
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