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Latest Frontal lobe Stories

2012-02-16 11:09:03

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.

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2011-07-26 06:42:22

Researchers say that evolution of human longevity led to both a large brain and brain shrinkage.

2011-07-14 13:22:36

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.

2011-07-08 14:29:55

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.

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2011-07-07 12:10:00

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.

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2011-06-21 08:20:00

Decisions and stress and adolescents, oh my!

2011-06-17 13:27:26

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.

2011-04-15 14:18:35

Recording people belting out an old Motown tune and then asking them to listen to their own singing without the accompanying music seems like an unusually cruel form of punishment.

2011-03-03 12:41:48

How well our brain functions is largely based on our family’s genetic makeup, according to a University of Melbourne led study.

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2011-03-03 12:14:24

Less activity found in prefrontal cortex, the 'executive center' of brain.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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