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The roles of frontal and parietal neurons in informing perceptual choices made under urgent temporal uncertainty

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The roles of frontal and parietal neurons in informing perceptual choices made under urgent temporal uncertainty
author
Seideman, Joshua
abstract
Time pressure often urges us to choose between multiple sensory alternatives before we can fully ascertain which option is aligned with reference to our internal goals. Indeed, we make rapid eye movements approximately every 300 milliseconds; however, visual stimuli often appear or change within our visual field without regard to this saccadic eye movement schedule. Consequently, each frequently recurring choice of where to look next is guided to a varying degree that depends on how much time is available to perceptually process (e.g., acquire, evaluate, prioritize) incoming sensory stimuli prior to its impending execution. An outstanding goal of systems neuroscience is to elucidate the neurobiological bases by which incoming sensory information guides perceptual choice behavior.
subject
Cognition
Confidence
Cortex
Decision making
Eye movement
Perception
contributor
Salinas, Emilio (committee chair)
Salinas, Emilio (committee member)
Stanford, Terrence R (committee member)
Constantinidis, Christos (committee member)
Maier, Joost (committee member)
McCool, Brian A (committee member)
Rowland, Benjamin A (committee member)
date
2020-08-28T08:35:26Z (accessioned)
2021-02-27T09:30:15Z (available)
2020 (issued)
degree
Neuroscience (discipline)
embargo
2021-02-27 (terms)
identifier
http://hdl.handle.net/10339/96952 (uri)
language
en (iso)
publisher
Wake Forest University
type
Dissertation

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