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Nat Neurosci. 1999 Oct;2(10):853-4.

The anterior cingulate cortex lends a hand in response selection.

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  • 1Edward Awh is in the Department of Psychology, 1227 University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403, USA.


The anterior cingulate cortex is involved in decisions between conflicting response tendencies. This executive function seems to involve separate pathways for manual and verbal responses.

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