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Latest Frontal lobe Stories

2010-10-21 00:39:31

Some people may excel at riding a bike, tying a tie, or playing the piano, but those same people may find it difficult to explain or teach those skills to someone else.

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2010-10-19 10:35:00

Repeated exposure to violent television programs and video games can make teenage boys behave more aggressively.

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2010-10-13 11:06:41

People's brains are more responsive to friends than to strangers, even if the stranger has more in common, according to a study in the Oct 13 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience.

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2010-06-23 07:11:54

Psychological scientists have found that the size of different parts of people's brains correspond to their personalities.

2010-06-15 15:59:45

Researchers of the University of Granada have demonstrated that patients who have damage to the right prefrontal cortex of the brain present a deficit in intentional anticipation (for example, when we put the vehicle in gear before the traffic light turns green).

2010-06-11 01:21:24

Sex "addiction" is a concept that has had particularly high visibility recently with the publicity associated with Tiger Woods.

2010-05-11 09:26:00

LONDON, May 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The subject of extensive studies across the world, Resveratrol is proving to be a major talking point in the scientific community.

2010-05-04 14:04:35

The ability to infer what another person is thinking is an essential tool for social interaction and is known by neuroscientists as "Theory of Mind" (ToM), but how does the brain actually allow us to do this?

2010-04-28 14:46:50

New research by David Badre, assistant professor of cognitive and linguistic sciences at Brown University, and colleagues at the University of California–Berkeley suggests that the frontal cortex may have a larger role in decision-making in unfamiliar situations.

2010-04-27 14:11:14

New study links psychopathy to frontal lobe dysfunction.


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