Latest Frontal lobe Stories
In 1848, railroad worker Phineas Gage survived a severe brain injury when a tamping rod shot through his skull, resulting in significant behavioral changes.
Scientists have speculated that the human brain features a “God spot,” one distinct area of the brain responsible for spirituality.
Alcohol abuse and dependence are common problems in the United States due to a number of factors, two of which may be social drinking by college students and young adults, and risk taking that may lead to heavier drinking later in life.
Researchers say that evolution of human longevity led to both a large brain and brain shrinkage.
Two years ago, researchers at UCLA found that specific regions in the brains of long-term meditators were larger and had more gray matter than the brains of individuals in a control group.
As any student who's had to study for multiple exams can tell you, trying to learn two different sets of facts one after another is challenging.
According to scientists, the secret of beauty may lie in the medial orbito frontal cortex, which is the area of the brain just behind the eyes.
Decisions and stress and adolescents, oh my!
Although most teens have the knowledge and reasoning ability to make decisions as rationally as adults, their tendency to make much riskier choices suggests that they still lack some key component of wise decision making.
- To play, gamble.
- To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
- A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.