prefrontal cortex


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Synonyms for prefrontal cortex

the anterior part of the frontal lobe

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Where previous research has focused on the prefrontal cortex -- the command centre -- we've shown that this is an incomplete picture.
Regarding glutamates in the prefrontal cortex, our study was consistent with most of the results from previous studies that there was no change in the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex and an increase of Glu concentration in the ventromedial prefrontal cortex.
Soldiers of the Israeli army are constantly working in conflict zones, making the prefrontal cortex extremely important.
31613) schizophrenia and depression , are associated with decreased functioning of prefrontal cortex, which can be (https://doi.
The medial prefrontal cortex of the control group at x400 magnification showed the marginal layer with few scattered cells.
They also had less blood flow to the subgenual prefrontal cortex.
and his coinvestigators placed microinfusions of ketamine into several different areas of the prefrontal cortex of rat subjects.
The present study added to the cumulative literature regarding the relationship between the prefrontal cortex (specifically the orbitofrontal cortex/OFC, dorsolateral prefrontal cortex/DLPFC, ventrolateral prefrontal cortex/VLPFC, and the medial prefrontal cortex/MPFC) and psychopathic behaviors.
The second brain region, a place a little closer to the eyes called the rostromedial prefrontal cortex, maybe a more sophisticated matchmaker, focusing on personality instead of physical attractiveness.
For the study, the team focused on the prefrontal cortex of the brain, which plays a central role in regulating cognitive functions.
The prefrontal cortex is fast and agile, able to hold multiple threads of logic at once to enable quick calculations.
The prefrontal cortex gets a workout when we surf the Internet, he says, while other parts of the brain are idler than they ought to be.
Dietary restraint is heavily influenced by affect, which has been independently related to asymmetrical activation in the prefrontal cortex (prefrontal asymmetry) in electroencephalograph (EEG) studies.
The ten articles collected here describe research by contributors in psychiatry and mental health on the link between dysfunction of the prefrontal cortex and intellectual disabilities.