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Latest Prefrontal cortex Stories

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.

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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?

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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.

2010-11-04 01:45:24

Brain research over the past 30 years has shown that if a part of the brain controlling movement or sensation or language is lost because of a stroke or injury, other parts of the brain can take over the lost function – often as well as the region that was lost.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.