Latest Prefrontal cortex Stories

2009-10-13 11:41:00

Researchers at Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) pioneer bilateral epidural prefrontal cortical stimulation CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new neurosurgical procedure may prove helpful for patients with treatment-resistant depression.

2009-09-30 13:28:14

Half of young patients may outgrow bipolar disorder by age 30, U.S. researchers suggest. The Missouri University study, published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology, was based on two large national surveys.

2009-09-30 09:36:08

MU researchers find evidence that there may be developmentally limited forms of bipolar .

2009-09-23 13:41:40

A new study explores how our brains synthesize concepts that allow us to organize and comprehend the world.

2009-07-29 14:25:00

If you've ever felt doomed to repeat your mistakes, researchers at MIT's Picower Institute for Learning and Memory may have explained why: Brain cells may only learn from experience when we do something right and not when we fail.

2009-07-28 01:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, announces that it has received a Complete Response letter today for INTUNIV(TM) (guanfacine) Extended Release from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This decision comes following labeling discussions with the FDA that did not result in agreement in time to meet the PDUFA date. The FDA did not identify safety concerns regarding INTUNIV in the Complete...

2009-07-23 10:43:09

Experiencing chronic stress day after day can produce wear and tear on the body physically and mentally, and can have a detrimental effect on learning and emotion. However, acute stress -- a short stressful incident -- may enhance learning and memory.

2009-07-16 13:15:45

Training increases brain processing speed and improves our ability to multitask, new research from Vanderbilt University published in the June 15 issue of Neuron indicates.

2009-07-15 08:35:00

Ask middle-school students if they are popular or make friends easily, they likely will depend on social comparisons with their peers for an answer.

2009-07-13 16:59:28

A new study of the cognitive processes involved with honesty suggests that truthfulness depends more on absence of temptation than active resistance to temptation.

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