Neurobiology of Decision-Making

Neurobiology of Decision-Making

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642799303
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 01/19/2012
Series: Research and Perspectives in Neurosciences
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1996
Pages: 209
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Human Neuroanatomy Relevant to Decision-Making.- Morphological Correlations of Human and Monkey Frontal Lobe.- Frontal Lobe and the Cognitive Foundation of Behavioral Action.- Neural Mechanisms Supporting Successful Social Decisions in Simians.- Neural Basis of Decision in Perception and in the Control of Movement.- How the Basal Ganglia Make Decisions.- The Will of the Brain: Cerebral Correlates of Willful Acts.- Neuronal Models of Cognitive Functions Associated with the Prefrontal Cortex.- The Biological Causes of Irrationality.- Neuropsychological Approaches to Reasoning and Decision-Making.- Feeling Reasons.- Epilogue: Models of Decision-Making.

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