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Research Article

When the Choice Is Ours: Context and Agency Modulate the Neural Bases of Decision-Making

  • Birte U. Forstmann mail,

    b.u.forstmann@uva.nl

    Affiliation: Amsterdam Center for the Study of Adaptive Control in Brain and Behaviour, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Uta Wolfensteller,

    Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Department of Cognitive Neurology, Leipzig, Germany

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  • Jan Derrfuss,

    Affiliations: Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Department of Cognitive Neurology, Leipzig, Germany, Research Center Juelich, Institute of Medicine, Juelich, Germany

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  • Jane Neumann,

    Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Department of Cognitive Neurology, Leipzig, Germany

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  • Marcel Brass,

    Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Department of Cognitive Neurology, Leipzig, Germany

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  • K. Richard Ridderinkhof,

    Affiliation: Amsterdam Center for the Study of Adaptive Control in Brain and Behaviour, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • D. Yves von Cramon

    Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Department of Cognitive Neurology, Leipzig, Germany

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  • Published: April 02, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0001899

About the Authors

Birte U. Forstmann, K. Richard Ridderinkhof
Amsterdam Center for the Study of Adaptive Control in Brain and Behaviour, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Uta Wolfensteller, Jan Derrfuss, Jane Neumann, Marcel Brass, D. Yves von Cramon
Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Department of Cognitive Neurology, Leipzig, Germany
Jan Derrfuss
Research Center Juelich, Institute of Medicine, Juelich, Germany

Corresponding Author

Email: b.u.forstmann@uva.nl

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: Dv KR JD BF UW. Performed the experiments: BF UW. Analyzed the data: JD BF UW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BF UW JN. Wrote the paper: Dv KR MB BF UW JN.