Neural mechanisms for learning self and other ownership new in with Glyn Humphreys and Matthew Rushworth. Summary below...
Beautiful data from shows that distinct prefrontal cortical regions specialize so we can learn what is ours v. what belongs to others- information critical to social behavior. #WCNP2019 Paper here
Lockwood, Wittmann, Apps, Klein-Flugge, Crockett, Humphreys, Rushworth, "Neural mechanisms for learning self and other ownsership", Nature Communications, doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-07231-9
We find self>other linked to responses in vmPFC but as design is parametric the area significantly tracks self, friend and stranger. Also depends on where in mpfc, as different portions different computations (in my opinion)