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This is How We Learn from Our Past Mistakes

...previous research in this field has focused on the frontal lobes of the brain, which are the areas associated with sophisticated human thought processes such as planning, analysis and conscious decision-making. The lower temporal region of the brain, which was the focus for this activity, is responsible for ...

Brain Signal Prevents Us from Repeating Mistakes

...previous research in this field has focused on the frontal lobes of the brain, which are the areas associated with sophisticated human thought processes such as planning, analysis and conscious decision-making. The lower temporal region of the brain, which was the focus for this activity, is responsible for ...

Brain Activity Reflects Variation in Types of Anxiety

...ugmented activity in a region of the left inferior frontal lobe that is linked to speech production. The anxious arousal group had more activity in a region of the right-hemisphere inferior temporal lobe that is believed to be occupied with tracking and responding to information signaling danger. This is t...

Right Side of Brain Play a Vital Role in Stroke

...ur brains. The research focused on damage to the frontal lobes, the front part of the brain which is known ...t, compared to those who had damage to their right frontal lobes. Funded by the Wellcome Trust, the research is now published in the journal Brain. Dr Tim Ho...

Marijuana can Trigger Psychotic Symptoms, New Study Finds

... that THC interfered with activity in the inferior frontal cortex, a region of the brain associated with para...ing the paranoia usually kept under control by the frontal cortex. In another study being presented at the conference, a two-day gathering of mental health e...

Brain Structured to Make Human Beings Religious, Claims a US Scientist

... of people belonging to different religions. The frontal lobe, the area right behind our foreheads, helps us focus our attention in prayer and meditation. The parietal lobe, located near the backs of our skulls, is the seat of our sensory information. Newberg says it's involved in that feeling of becomin...

The Science of Happiness

..., through neuroimaging, has found that the orbito frontal cortex , a ‘recent’ evolutionary development, correlates with subjective reports of pleasure, which incorporates cognitive and emotive judgments. Some scientists have proved that ‘happy images’ kindled that part of the brain that was associated with ...

Zolpidem Might Assist Patients With Akinetic Mutism

...thors demonstrated increased brain activity in the frontal cortex, which is associated with higher cognitive performances, with zolpidem. They suggest that the mechanism may be due to an activation of neural circuits in the brain that control movement and verbal expression, but that the lesions that occurred...

Brain’s "Default Mode" Awry in Schizophreni

...ain regions, or dysfunctional connectivity between frontal temporal brain regions. Symptoms of schizophrenia have been attributed to a failure of functional integration or aberrant connectivity among regions or systems of the brain. The study included 21 patients with schizophrenia and 22 healthy subjects....

Scientists Identify Genetic Link to Schizophrenia

...ability of the neostriatum to communicate with the frontal lobe. Importantly, preliminary analysis indicated that this variant was associated with an increased risk of schizophrenia, although further studies will be necessary to confirm this association. Source-Eurekalert SRI...

NIMH Studies Woman’s Hormonal Cycl

...compared to women and women had more activity in a frontal cortex (executive hub) area at the time of reward delivery compared to men. Source-Bio-Bio TechnologyBR>SRI...

Relationship Between Delirium and Dementia

...a group of hospitalized patients, which shows that frontal or parietal cerebral perfusion abnormalities occur...sults suggest localized involvement in the brain’s frontal and parietal lobes with delirium, which may correlate with the clinical findings and long-term outco...

Study Offers Window into Human Behavior, Brain Disease

...m them – were localized in only two regions of the frontal lobes. The cells received only limited attention in the ensuing years, but in the meantime scientists determined that the brain regions in which von Economo neurons arise -- the anterior cingulate and frontoinsular cortex -- are key targets of fron...

A Study Finds VENs Devastated in FTD

...nth, whales. Across species, VENs are localized to frontal brain regions associated with cognition, emotion and social behavior. Frontotemporal dementia (FTD), a common neurodegenerative condition, is characterized by early breakdown in social and emotional awareness and is accompanied by atrophy and dysfunc...

Detection of Neurological Disorder is Just a Sniff Away!!

...long about olfactory senses being connected to the frontal lobes, which is the portion of the brain responsible for analytical skill and the persons emotions. Professor Pantelis said, "What we're finding is that individuals before the onset of psychotic illness show a loss of brain matter in that very regi...

A New Research Explores Connection Between Emotionality And Alcoholism

...w an asymmetry of activities in the left and right frontal areas of the brain. The pattern of asymmetry found...w study examines measures of brain activity in the frontal regions of the brain, thought to reflect individual differences in emotionality, an important aspect...

Improved memory with mild electric stimulation

...rse side effects due to the current applied to the frontal cortex of the brain. The scientists reported that the current made the brain move into the deep slow-wave sleep. At this stage, there are normal electric fluctuations in the prefrontal neocortex that is associated with conscious thought and spatial r...

Gene Variant associated with Schizophrenia identified

...ns that showed that abnormal brain activity in the frontal and temporal regions were more likely to occur in people with the gene variant. These changes are usually linked to schizophrenia. Previous studies have revealed that a gene linked to brain development is controlled by this gene variant.These findi...

Chemo drugs cause cognitive decline in breast cancer patients

...s that are not affected by selective damage to the frontal lobes or hippocampus. "This indicates that the a... of the brain. It appears that the hippocampus and frontal lobes are primarily affected," says Dr. Winocur. Because the behavioral testing was initiated two ...

Brain Regions Do Not Communicate Efficiently in Adults with Autism

...ttern of decreased neural connectivity between the frontal lobes and the rest of autistic brain showed up on the alpha wave band. These findings support several other studies using functional magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography, both of which gauge brain activity by measuring blood fl...

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