Latest Prefrontal cortex Stories
It’s never a good thing to be stressed.
A specific region of the brain is in play when children consider their identity and social status as they transition into adolescence -- that often-turbulent time of reaching puberty and entering middle school.
Brains develop in the context of experience.
New hope for the estimated 1.4 million Americans addicted to cocaine could come in the form of a laser-inspired treatment that could effectively turn off their craving for the illicit drug.
A new study published in Biological Psychiatry reveals that even our brains use three dimensions to communicate out feelings and emotions.
Researchers wanted to determine if applying an inhibitor to the prefontal cortex could benefit creative thoughts.
Making a left-hand turn at a busy intersection while talking on a hands-free cellphone could be the “most dangerous” thing we do on the road due to the high level of brain activation involved, according to a new Canadian study.
Scientists at UC Santa Barbara are researching cocaine addiction, part of a widespread problem, which, along with other addictions, costs billions of dollars in damage to individuals, families, and society.
When faced with a difficult decision, it is often suggested to "sleep on it" or take a break from thinking about the decision in order to gain clarity.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.