The orbitofrontal cortex and beyond: From affect to decision-making

@article{Rolls2008TheOC,
  title={The orbitofrontal cortex and beyond: From affect to decision-making},
  author={Edmund T. Rolls and Fabian Grabenhorst},
  journal={Progress in Neurobiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={86},
  pages={216-244}
}
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