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Commentary: Selective Development of Anticorrelated Networks in the Intrinsic Functional Organization of the Human Brain

Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 2017. Vol. 11. No. 13. P. 1-3.
Arsalidou M., Sharaev M., Kotova T., Martynova O.

As adults we solve problems by applying our executive know-how and directing our mental-attention to relevant information. When we are not problem solving, our mind is free to wonder to things like lunchtime; this is often referred to as the default-mode. It is established that for adults the relation among executive and default-mode brain areas is negative (Fox et al., 2005Arsalidou et al., 2013). Parts of the prefrontal cortex are involved in both the executive and default-mode networks.