Confidence and corrections: how we make and un-make up our minds.

Journal Article

Single neurons in several brain areas intervening between sensation and action signal the accumulation of sensory evidence favoring a particular behavioral response. Two new studies show that these same neurons encode decision confidence and that decision makers continue to process relevant sensory information even after a choice has been made.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Pearson, J; Platt, ML

Published Date

  • September 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 63 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 724 - 726

PubMed ID

  • 19778502

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1097-4199

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0896-6273

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.neuron.2009.09.011


  • eng