gray matter


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the seat of the faculty of intelligence and reason

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This is an important year for us as we continue to expand the Gray Matter Analytics consulting team and assist customers in leveraging the investments they've made in informatics," said Sheila Talton, CEO of Gray Matter Analytics.
Therefore, the brain changes during adolescence mirror the initial wave of gray matter expansion in the womb and during the first 18 months of life, followed by a trimming-back period.
Of the 11 patients with gray matter myelitis, 10 presented for urinary retention.
Caption: Bilateral gray matter volume was larger in the cingulate gyrus, hippocampus, and temporal lobes--areas responsible for memory and learning--among individuals with and without Alzheimer's disease who burned the most calories per week.
Building on their earlier work that suggested people who meditate have less age-related atrophy in the brain's white matter, a new study by UCLA researchers found that meditation appeared to help preserve the brain's gray matter, the tissue that contains neurons.
The researchers then compared the gray matter volume between the two groups and measured the intelligence quotient (IQ) of each participant to assess cognitive function.
With aging, the amount of gray matter present in the brain declines--the extent of this reduction appears to correlate to blood type.
WASHINGTON -- Women with type 2 diabetes who take estrogen therapy showed lower total gray matter volume, with atrophy particularly evident in the hippocampus.
Children who are aerobically fit tend to have significantly thinner gray matter, the outermost layer of brain cells in the cerebrum, associated with better mathematics performance, Daily Mail reported.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A new study suggests people who speak two languages have more gray matter in the executive control region of the brain.
Brain tissue is commonly divided by its appearance on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) into gray matter, the component of cortical tissue containing nerve cell bodies, and white matter, the component of cortical tissue containing the axons or projections from these nerve cell bodies.
Washington, May 30 ( ANI ): Researchers have claimed that men who watch copious amounts of porn have less gray matter in brain.
The progression of disability in patients with multiple sclerosis was associated with whole brain, cortical, and putamen atrophy during the first 5 years after diagnosis, driven chiefly by a greater decline in gray matter than in white matter volume, a report shows.
Expanding the title to encompass six years of work, the Lyon survey showed Firman using physical gray matter (namely clay, metal, resin, and painted plaster) to evoke more abstract outputs of neural gray matter (most often theoretical models of space and motion.
Boosts in verbal IQ came along with denser gray matter in the left motor cortex, a part of the brain that's involved in speaking.