Symposium: When the brain errs
Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
Midfrontal theta and response conflict: past and future
We and others have been studying the role of midfrontal theta-band (~6 Hz) activity in cognitive control. This field is about 10 years old, although it started gaining traction in 2009. I'll briefly review this nascent literature, outline what I think are the main discoveries and challenges, and describe what I think are the important future developments.