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Latest Prefrontal cortex Stories

2011-07-28 01:01:37

Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have been able to switch on, and then switch off, social-behavior deficits in mice that resemble those seen in people with autism and schizophrenia, thanks to a technology that allows scientists to precisely manipulate nerve activity in the brain.

2011-07-28 01:00:04

Yale University researchers can't tell you where you left your car keys- but they can tell you why you can't find them.

2011-06-30 18:18:41

If you think nicotine receptors are only important to smokers trying to kick the tobacco habit, think again.

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2011-06-21 08:20:00

Decisions and stress and adolescents, oh my!

2011-06-13 14:38:52

Daytime sleepiness may affect inhibitory control in the brain when viewing tantalizing, high-calorie foods.

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2011-06-04 15:55:00

Moral responses change as people age says a new study from the University of Chicago.

2011-05-26 21:03:07

A University of Toronto study shows that when formerly depressed people experience mild states of sadness, their brain’s response can predict if they will become depressed again.

2011-05-25 14:34:44

Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have published new data on why the aging brain is less resilient and less capable of learning from life experiences.

2011-05-04 15:03:20

A new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows that the brain has built-in mechanisms that trigger an automatic reaction to someone who refuses to share.

2011-04-26 15:08:56

A study, completed by researchers from Trinity College and the Research Institute for a Tobacco Free Society, Dublin, Ireland, compares former smokers to current smokers, and obtains insight into how to quit smoking might be discovered by studying the brains of those who have successfully managed to do so.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).