Table 6.

Frontal and basal ganglia activation during the WCST

Receiving negative feedbackMatching after negative feedbackReceiving positive feedbackMatching after positive feedback
DLPFCBR
VLPFCB
pPFCBLR
ACCB
CaudateB
PutamenL
  • Each box represents the presence of increased activity relative to the appropriate control condition. B, Bilateral; R, right; L, left; DLPFC, dorsolateral prefrontal cortex; VLPFC, ventrolateral prefrontal cortex; pPFC, posterior prefrontal cortex; ACC, anterior cingulate cortex.