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Latest Frontal lobe Stories

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.

2011-02-23 22:17:39

A team of neuroscientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL), Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) and UC San Diego (UCSD) has collected evidence suggesting that a previously overlooked portion of the brain could be a prime locus of human depression.

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2011-02-23 08:10:00

Speaking directly into a cellphone while holding it against your ear can alter brain activity in those areas closest to the device's antenna.

2011-01-31 14:33:51

Wouldn't life be easy if everything happened as we anticipated?

2011-01-26 13:57:25

The first recordings of individual neurons in adolescent brains during a reward-driven task show that teen brains react with erratic excitement well above adult levels.

2010-12-24 07:56:42

By using sophisticated brain imaging, Stanford University School of Medicine researchers are able to predict with 90 percent accuracy which teenagers with dyslexia could improve their reading skills over time.

2010-12-23 01:56:18

Research from York University is revealing which regions in the brain "fire up" when we suppress an automatic behaviour such as the urge to look at other people as we enter an elevator.

2010-11-04 01:52:55

Many gene variants have been linked to autism, but how do these subtle changes alter the brain, and ultimately, behavior?


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.