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Probing the Cognitive Mechanism of Mental Representational Change During Chunk Decomposition: A Parametric fMRI Study
Tang, Xiaochen1; Pang, Jiaoyan2; Nie, Qi-Yang3; Conci, Markus3; Luo, Junlong1; Luo, Jing4,5
2016-07-01
Source PublicationCEREBRAL CORTEX
Correspondent Emailluoj@psych.ac.cn
ISSN1047-3211
SubtypeArticle
Volume26Issue:7Pages:2991-2999
AbstractChunk decomposition plays an important role in cognitive flexibility in particular with regards to representational change, which is critical for insight problem solving and creative thinking. In this study, we investigated the cognitive mechanism of decomposing Chinese character chunks through a parametric fMRI design. Our results from this parametric manipulation revealed widely distributed activations in frontal, parietal, and occipital cortex and negative activations in parietal and visual areas in response to chunk tightness during decomposition. To mentally manipulate the element of a given old chunk, superior parietal lobe appears to support element restructuring in a goal-directed way, whereas the negatively activated inferior parietal lobe may support preventing irrelevant objects from being attended. Moreover, determining alternative ways of restructuring requires a constellation of frontal areas in the cognitive control network, such as the right lateral prefrontal cortex in inhibiting the predominant chunk representations, the presupplementary motor area in initiating a transition of mental task set, and the inferior frontal junction in establishing task sets. In conclusion, this suggests that chunk decomposition reflects mental transformation of problem representation from an inappropriate state to a new one alongside with an evaluation of novel and insightful solutions by the caudate in the dorsal striatum.
Keywordcaudate Chinese character inferior frontal junction insight presupplementary motor area
DOI10.1093/cercor/bhv113
Indexed BySCI
Language英语
Funding OrganizationNational Natural Science Foundation of China(31271079 ; Collaborative Innovation Project for Capital Education Development ; Innovation Program of Shanghai Municipal Education Commission(12ZS084 ; Foundation of Shanghai Municipal Education for Young Teachers in University, Beijing Municipal Commission of Education Key Program of Science and Technology(KZ201410028034) ; 31200768) ; 15ZS041)
WOS Research AreaNeurosciences & Neurology
WOS SubjectNeurosciences
WOS IDWOS:000383200500005
WOS HeadingsScience & Technology ; Life Sciences & Biomedicine
WOS KeywordINFERIOR FRONTAL JUNCTION ; CHINESE CHARACTERS ; WORKING-MEMORY ; BASAL GANGLIA ; INSIGHT ; CORTEX ; FLEXIBILITY ; TASK ; CONNECTIVITY ; METAANALYSIS
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Document Type期刊论文
Identifierhttp://ir.psych.ac.cn/handle/311026/20391
Collection认知与发展心理学研究室
Corresponding AuthorLuo, Jing
Affiliation1.Shanghai Normal Univ, Coll Educ, Shanghai 200234, Peoples R China
2.Second Mil Med Univ, Shanghai Changzheng Hosp, Dept Prevent & Hlth Care, Shanghai 200003, Peoples R China
3.Univ Munich, Dept Psychol, D-80802 Munich, Germany
4.Capital Normal Univ, Dept Psychol, Beijing Key Lab Learning & Cognit, Beijing 100048, Peoples R China
5.Chinese Acad Sci, Inst Psychol, Beijing 100101, Peoples R China
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Tang, Xiaochen,Pang, Jiaoyan,Nie, Qi-Yang,et al. Probing the Cognitive Mechanism of Mental Representational Change During Chunk Decomposition: A Parametric fMRI Study[J]. CEREBRAL CORTEX,2016,26(7):2991-2999.
APA Tang, Xiaochen,Pang, Jiaoyan,Nie, Qi-Yang,Conci, Markus,Luo, Junlong,&Luo, Jing.(2016).Probing the Cognitive Mechanism of Mental Representational Change During Chunk Decomposition: A Parametric fMRI Study.CEREBRAL CORTEX,26(7),2991-2999.
MLA Tang, Xiaochen,et al."Probing the Cognitive Mechanism of Mental Representational Change During Chunk Decomposition: A Parametric fMRI Study".CEREBRAL CORTEX 26.7(2016):2991-2999.
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