The orbitofrontal cortex is a large and heterogeneous cortical area on the ventral surface of the frontal lobe and is intimately involved in emotion and executive function. In this Primer, Peter Rudebeck and Erin Rich summarize our understanding of the mechanisms through which orbitofrontal cortex adaptively shapes decision making and affective behavior.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R1083-R1088
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number18
StatePublished - 24 Sep 2018


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