Latest Prefrontal cortex Stories

2011-03-24 08:25:27

A sleepless night can make us cranky and moody, but a lesser known side effect of sleep deprivation is short-term euphoria, which can potentially lead to poor judgment and addictive behavior.

2011-03-09 14:14:59

Consider the simple situation in which you are walking around the kitchen and decide to pick up your own cup of tea, which is identical to others lying on the table.

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.

2011-03-03 12:14:24

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

2011-02-23 17:15:49

Addiction is a brain disease that destroys lives, devastates families and tears at the very fabric of society.

2011-02-22 22:13:04

Mothers who are depressed respond differently to their crying babies than do non-depressed moms.

2011-02-10 20:35:57

Why do some people fret over the most trivial matters while others remain calm in the face of calamity?

2010-12-08 13:59:12

Zen meditation has many health benefits, including a reduced sensitivity to pain.

2010-11-19 08:04:19

Children between the ages of 1 and 1 ½ who get most of their sleep at night, opposed to during the day, do better in a wide range of skills than children who don’t sleep much at night.

2010-11-05 10:52:54

Novel research from the shores of California has provided insight into mechanisms that trigger recovery after damage to the brain imperative for memory and attention.

Word of the Day
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.