Latest Frontal lobe Stories

2009-01-28 09:14:39

A new neuroimaging study on stressed-out students suggests that male humans, like male rats, don’t do their most agile thinking under stress.

2009-01-21 13:01:43

A new study conducted at the Centre for Studies and Research in Cognitive Neuroscience of the University of Bologna, and published by Elsevier in the February 2009 issue of Cortex shows that, in confabulating patients, memory accuracy improves when attentional resources are reduced.

2009-01-16 15:33:08

A Massachusetts psychiatrist said it took her one year to knit an anatomically correct replica of the human brain out of yarn. Dr.

2009-01-13 18:08:15

A new study provides a novel theory for how delusions arise and why they persist.

2009-01-08 10:27:14

A new Rice University study published in the Journal of Neuroscience found that socioemotional meanings, including sexual ones, are conveyed in human sweat.

2008-10-21 00:00:17

After middle age, people start to lose the battle to repair myelin in their brain and motor and cognitive functions begin a long decline, U.S. researchers say. Dr.

2008-03-28 11:36:26

Many parents are convinced that the brains of their teenage offspring are different than those of children and adults. New data confirms that this is the case.

2008-02-27 13:20:00

A team of scientists from Princeton University has devised a new experimental technique that produces some of the best functional images ever taken of the human brainstem, the most primitive area of the brain.

2008-02-19 09:10:00

Researchers at New York University and Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science have identified patterns of brain activation linked to the formation of long-term memories.

2005-11-14 13:15:00

When the going gets tough, older adults' brains get going, according to new research by a University of Michigan professor studying how key regions of the brain click on when needed.

Word of the Day
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.