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Frontal lesion study published in Current Biology

posted Apr 23, 2015, 12:11 PM by Arjen Stolk
The ventromedial prefrontal cortex (vmPFC) has been strongly implicated with social functioning. This study demonstrates that this region is not necessary for taking communicative decisions per se, but for tuning those decisions with knowledge about a social partner, as inferred from prior stereotypes and ongoing behaviors.