“Foraging Behavior” – The Basis of Business, Econ, Finance, Politics, etc….Evertyhing….

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You are sitting on your couch flipping through TV channels trying to decide whether to stay put or get up for a snack. Such everyday decisions about whether to “stay” or to “go” are supported by a brain region called the anterior cingulate cortex (ACC), which is part of the prefrontal cortex.

(This is called..) “foraging behavior”…the firing of two distinct types of inhibitory neurons…has a strong correlation with the start and end of a period of foraging behavior.

…..”The brain is complex and continuously active, so it makes sense that these two types of inhibitory interneurons define the boundaries of a behavior such as foraging, opening and then closing the ‘gate’ within a particular neural circuit through changes in their activity,”

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