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Posterior Parietal Cortex and Non-Spatial Attention Control

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ISBN-10: 383833647X

ISBN-13: 9783838336473

Edition: N/A

Authors: Luana Caselli

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Goals dominate primate behavior. Almost all intended behaviors depend on the acquisition of "cognitive sets" endowing us with expectations about classes of stimuli and responses (S-R sets) appropriate to achieve a particular goal in a given context. Selective attention allows to switch between competing cognitive sets by focusing onto the currently relevant S-R sets while disengaging from other interfering S-R sets. The question whether non- human primates provide an appropriate model for human task-switching has not been completely answered. Posterior Parietal Cortex (PPC) has long been known to be fundamental to spatial attention. The aim of this study was to explore the role of PPC in…    
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Publisher: Lap Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Company KG
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 100
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.24" tall
Weight: 0.352
Language: English