- Abnormal causal attribution leads to advantageous economic decision-making: a neuropsychological approachTimothy R Koscik
University of Iowa College of Medicine, USA
J Cogn Neurosci 25:1372-82. 2013..The findings help clarify the important (and sometimes disadvantageous) role of social inference in economic decision-making. ..
- Brain evolution and human neuropsychology: the inferential brain hypothesisTimothy R Koscik
Department of Neurology, Division of Behavioral Neurology and Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:394-401. 2012..This shift is believed to be a driving force for the evolution of the large human cortex. (JINS, 2012, 18, 394-401)...
- The human ventromedial prefrontal cortex is critical for transitive inferenceTimothy R Koscik
University of Iowa College of Medicine, IA, USA
J Cogn Neurosci 24:1191-204. 2012..Given the usefulness of transitivity in inferring social relationships, this deficit may be one of the basic features of social conduct problems associated with vmPFC damage...
- The amygdala and decision-makingRupa Gupta
Department of Neurology, Division of Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Neuropsychologia 49:760-6. 2011..We have posited that the amygdala is part of an "impulsive," habit type system that triggers emotional responses to immediate outcomes...