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The Prefrontal Cortex

  • Konstantin V. Baev
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Abstract

At this point in the description of this conceptual theory of higher-level brain function, one must ask a very important question: what new functional capabilities evolved with the creation of the limbic system level? The answer would be quite clear. The system acquired the ability to actively learn and perform discrete multistep control by utilizing the memorization of intermediate states and the process of control optimization.

Keywords

Prefrontal Cortex Control Task Informational Context Mismatch Signal Brain Stem Reticular Formation 
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© Birkhäuser Boston 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Konstantin V. Baev
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  1. 1.Department of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological InstituteSt. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical CenterPhoenixUSA

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