Latest Prefrontal cortex Stories
Hundreds of times during a baseball game, the home plate umpire must instantaneously categorize a fast-moving pitch as a ball or a strike.
Researchers from the University of Bristol have discovered that a chemical compound in the brain can weaken the synaptic connections between neurons in a region of the brain important for the formation of long-term memories.
Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a severely debilitating illness characterized by sadness and an inability to cope.
Primates learn from feedback that surprises them, and in a recent investigation of how that happens, neurosurgeons have learned something new.
How the human brain and human cognitive abilities evolved in less than six million years has long puzzled scientists.
Images of prisoners' brains show important differences between those who are diagnosed as psychopaths and those who aren't.
Women who survive breast cancer show significant neurological impairment, and outcomes appear to be significantly poorer for those treated with chemotherapy.
Impulsive individuals tend to display aggressive behavior and have challenges ranging from drug and alcohol abuse, to problem gambling and difficult relationships.
Cannabis use is associated with disturbances in concentration and memory.
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