Neuroscience: Reevaluating the Role of Orbitofrontal Cortex

Brianna Sleezer, Benjamin Yost Hayden

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A new optogenetic lesion study shows that the orbitofrontal cortex is essential for integrating information about recent rewards — which may either increase or decrease demand for more — with learned preferences to drive behavior.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R1314-R1316
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number24
StatePublished - Dec 16 2019

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