Jan 15, 2024

Attention, intention, and retention in frontoparietal cortex

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Cognitive neuroscientist Clayton Curtis describes an elegant experiment that leads us to ask: Does the brain honor the distinction implied in most textbooks between spatial attention, motor control, and spatial working memory?

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Relevant paper:
Jerde, T. A., Merriam, E. P., Riggall, A. C., Hedges, J. H., \& Curtis, C. E. (2012). Prioritized maps of space in human frontoparietal cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 32(48), 17382–17390.

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