News tagged with cortex

The brain's function in perseverance

Perseverance is a quality that plays a large role in the success or failure of many pursuits. It has never been entirely clear why this trait seems more apparent in some people than others, but a new piece ...

Dec 06, 2013
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Medial prefrontal cortex linked to fear response

(Medical Xpress)—In a new paper published in the current issue of Neuron, Harvard Medical School researchers at McLean Hospital report that increased activity in the medial prefrontal cortex of the brain ...

Dec 04, 2013
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'Sensational' barrels in the brain

A new study from scientists at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai, gives an insight into how the circuitry for high resolution signal processing is wired in the brain.

Nov 18, 2013
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