Evidence for Hierarchical Cognitive Control in the Human Cerebellum

Anila M. D'Mello, John D.E. Gabrieli, Derek Evan Nee

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D'Mello et al. present evidence of a functional processing hierarchy for cognitive control in the human cerebellum. Specific cerebellar sub-regions process distinct aspects of cognitive control from concrete to abstract. Sub-regions interact hierarchically to support both proximal actions and future planning.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1881-1892.e3
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number10
StatePublished - May 18 2020
Externally publishedYes


  • cerebellum
  • cognitive control
  • fMRI
  • gradients
  • hierarchical processing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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