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Humans and monkeys occasionally report the presence of a stimulus that has not occurred. A new study by Carnevale et al. (2015) sheds light on the nature and timing of the neural mechanisms that give rise to false detections.

Original publication

DOI

10.1016/j.neuron.2015.05.009

Type

Journal article

Journal

Neuron

Publication Date

20/05/2015

Volume

86

Pages

861 - 863

Keywords

Animals, Choice Behavior, Motion Perception, Motor Cortex, Uncertainty, Visual Perception