Evoked brain potentials as indicators of decision-making

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Science  28 Feb 1975:
Vol. 187, Issue 4178, pp. 754-755
DOI: 10.1126/science.187.4178.754


The effects of decision-making processes on evoked brain potentials recorded at the vertex were studied in human subjects. Significantly different visual evoked potentials to the same physical stimulus were obtained in trails that resulted in different behavioral decisions. The results suggest that certain characteristics of evoked potentials may perhaps be used as indicators of specific behavioral outcomes.