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How We Decide

How We Decide

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  • Author: Jonah Lehrer
  • Full Title: How We Decide
  • Category: #books

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  • Neuroscientists have known for several years that this region, the anterior cingulate cortex (ACC), is involved in the detection of errors. Whenever the dopamine neurons make a mistaken prediction—when they expect juice but don't get it—the brain generates a unique electrical signal, known as error-related negativity. The signal emanates from the ACC, so many neuroscientists refer to this area as the (Location 669)

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How We Decide

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Metadata

  • Author: Jonah Lehrer
  • Full Title: How We Decide
  • Category: #books

Highlights

  • Neuroscientists have known for several years that this region, the anterior cingulate cortex (ACC), is involved in the detection of errors. Whenever the dopamine neurons make a mistaken prediction—when they expect juice but don't get it—the brain generates a unique electrical signal, known as error-related negativity. The signal emanates from the ACC, so many neuroscientists refer to this area as the (Location 669)