English  |  Français 

List of Frontal Lobe Functions Group Publications


Collins, A. and Koechlin, E., Reasoning, learning, and creativity: frontal lobe function and human decision-making., PLoS Biology, 10(3): e1001293. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001293, (2012).


Summerfield, C., Behrens, T., and Koechlin, E., Perceptual classification in a rapidly-changing environment, Neuron, 71, 725-736 (2011).

Koechlin, E., Frontal pole function: what is specifically human?, Trends in Cognitive Science, 15, 241 (2011).


Charron, S. and Koechlin, E., Divided Representation of Concurrent Goals in the Human Frontal Lobes, Science, 328 (5976), 360 - 363 (2010).

Summerfield, C. and Koechlin, E., Economic value biaises uncertain perceptual choices in the parietal and prefrontal cortices, Frontiers in Human Neurosciences, 4, 208 (2010).


Kouneiher, F., Charron, S., and Koechlin, E., Motivation and cognitive control in the human prefrontal cortex, Nature Neuroscience, 12, (2009).

Hyafil, A., Summerfield, C., and Koechlin, E., Two mechanisms for task switching in the prefrontal cortex, Journal of Neuroscience, 29 (16), 5135-42 (2009).

Collins, A. and Koechlin, E., A computational theory of prefrontal executive control, Front. Syst. Neurosci, doi: 10.3389/conf.neuro.06.2009.03.265, (2009).


Dreher, J.C., Koechlin, E., Tierney, M., and Grafman, J., Damage to the fronto-polar cortex is associated with impaired multitasking, PLoS ONE, 3 (9), e3227 (2008).

Summerfield, C. and Koechlin, E., a neural representation of prior information during perceptual inference, Neuron, 59 (2), 336-347 (2008).


Koechlin, E. and Hyafil, A., Anterior prefrontal function and the limits of human decision-making, Science, 18 (5850), 594-8 (2007).

Jubault, T., Ody, C., and Koechlin, E., Serial organization of human behavior in the inferior parietal cortex, Journal of neuroscience, 27 (41), 11028-36 (2007).

Koechlin, E. and Summerfield, C., An information theoretical approach to prefrontal executive function, Trends Cogn Sci, 11 (6), 229-35 (2007).

Koechlin, E., The cognitive architecture of the human lateral prefrontal cortex, Attention & Performance XXII, (2007).


Summerfield, C., Egner, T., Greene, M., Koechlin, E., Mangels, J., and Hirsch, J., Predictive codes for forthcoming perception in the frontal cortex, Science, 314 (5803), 1311-4 (2006).

Koechlin, E. and Jubault, T., Broca s area and the hierarchical organization of human behavior, Neuron, 50 (6), 963-74 (2006).


Koechlin, E., Ody, C., and Kouneiher, F., The architecture of cognitive control in the human prefrontal cortex, Science, 302 (5648), 1181-5 (2003).