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Decision Making: A Role for the Amygdala in Translating Goals into Choices

Rutishauser, Ueli (2016) Decision Making: A Role for the Amygdala in Translating Goals into Choices. Current Biology, 26 (22). R1177-R1179. ISSN 0960-9822. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20161128-085929216

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Abstract

A new fMRI study shows that the human amygdala is involved in goal-directed planning, further finding that amygdala activation during planning is predictive of someone’s willingness to forgo immediate small rewards in favor of delayed larger rewards.


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Official Citation:Ueli Rutishauser, Decision Making: A Role for the Amygdala in Translating Goals into Choices, Current Biology, Volume 26, Issue 22, 21 November 2016, Pages R1177-R1179, ISSN 0960-9822, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2016.09.050. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960982216311356)
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