gray matter


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the seat of the faculty of intelligence and reason

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There was larger bilateral gray matter volume in the cingulate gyrus, hippocampus, and temporal lobes--areas responsible for memory and learning--among individuals who burned the most calories per week, compared with those who burned the fewest, Dr.
Major finding: An infarct in the subcortical gray matter was the only significant predictor of verbal memory in a logistic regression equation that accounted for 17% of variance in verbal memory, and an infarct in cortical gray matter was a significant predictor (along with educational level) in a logistic regression equation that accounted for 43% of the variance in executive function.
To be more specific, gray matter was measured the three parts of the brain:
Gray matter of the brain has been shown to differ in volume as a function of people's experiences.
Gray matter myelitis, which the team considers a vasculopathy, presents with lower motor neuron signs: flaccidity and hyporeflexia, in addition to urinary retention and fever (Arthritis Rheum.
The decrease in frontal cortex gray matter was expected, she said.
Other evidence suggests that mental efficiency in solving emotion-related tasks--indicated by the time taken to answer them correctly--suffers with the arrival of puberty, when gray matter volume in the frontal lobes hits its peak, according to Robert F.
How does the pulsating gray matter in our brains give rise to the sensorial richness of the world around us and the intricate complexities of our own self-perception?
The researchers, who examined structural MRIs in 12 astronauts who spent two weeks as shuttle crew members and 14 who spent six months on the International Space Station, found noticeable changes in gray matter in different parts of the brain.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Individuals with a higher level of moral reasoning skills showed increased gray matter in the areas of the brain implicated in complex social behavior, decision making, and conflict processing as compared to subjects at a lower level of moral reasoning, according to new research.
Rajita Sinha, conducted a study to evaluate the gray matter differences and likelihood of substance use in adolescents who were cocaine-exposed prenatally versus those who were not.
The most commonly observed change is a decrease in brain gray matter relative to healthy controls," Dr.
CHICAGO -- With the use of a new method that provides objective and specific measurement of iron deposition in brain tissue in vivo, investigators have been able to quantify the increased iron accumulation in the deep gray matter of patients with multiple sclerosis.
In addition, kids with ADHD display an excessive density of the neuron-rich tissue known as gray matter in regions of cortex toward the back of the brain, the scientists report.
Gray Matter Interactive Studios is the developer of Activision's holiday release PC game, ``Return to Castle Wolfenstein.