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Published online: 2010-06-10
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Decision making in context of neurobiological research and psychological theories

Marcin Jaracz, Alina Borkowska
Psychiatria 2010;7(2):68-73.

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Vol 7, No 2 (2010)
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Published online: 2010-06-10

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to review literature, concerning neurobiological background of decision processes, in context of psychological theories. Most significant economical and behavioral theories of decision making were described. Furthermore, up to date research, concerning influence of prefrontal cortex and it’s interconnections on decision processes was presented. Neurobiological studies influence knowledge concerning decision processes, given their significance in understanding real behavior in decision making situations.
Psychiatry 2010; 7, 2: 68-74

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to review literature, concerning neurobiological background of decision processes, in context of psychological theories. Most significant economical and behavioral theories of decision making were described. Furthermore, up to date research, concerning influence of prefrontal cortex and it’s interconnections on decision processes was presented. Neurobiological studies influence knowledge concerning decision processes, given their significance in understanding real behavior in decision making situations.
Psychiatry 2010; 7, 2: 68-74
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Keywords

decision making; prefrontal cortex; cingulate cortex; neurobiology

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Title

Decision making in context of neurobiological research and psychological theories

Journal

Psychiatria (Psychiatry)

Issue

Vol 7, No 2 (2010)

Article type

Review paper

Pages

68-73

Published online

2010-06-10

Bibliographic record

Psychiatria 2010;7(2):68-73.

Keywords

decision making
prefrontal cortex
cingulate cortex
neurobiology

Authors

Marcin Jaracz
Alina Borkowska

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