publication . Article . 2015

Dissociating sensory from decision processes in human perceptual decision making

Pim Mostert; Peter Kok; Floris P. de Lange;
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  • Published: 15 Dec 2015 Journal: Scientific Reports, volume 5 (issn: 2045-2322, eissn: 2045-2322, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
Abstract
A key question within systems neuroscience is how the brain translates physical stimulation into a behavioral response: perceptual decision making. To answer this question, it is important to dissociate the neural activity underlying the encoding of sensory information from the activity underlying the subsequent temporal integration into a decision variable. Here, we adopted a decoding approach to empirically assess this dissociation in human magnetoencephalography recordings. We used a functional localizer to identify the neural signature that reflects sensory-specific processes, and subsequently traced this signature while subjects were engaged in a perceptual...
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publication . Article . 2015

Dissociating sensory from decision processes in human perceptual decision making

Pim Mostert; Peter Kok; Floris P. de Lange;