News tagged with dorsolateral prefrontal cortex
New research shows that craving drugs such as nicotine can be visualized in specific regions of the brain that are implicated in determining the value of actions, in planning actions and in motivation. Dr. Alain Dagher, from ...
Neuroscience 18 hours ago | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable deaths globally. Unfortunately smoking cessation is difficult, with more than 90% of attempts to quit resulting in relapse.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
Addiction may result from abnormal brain circuitry in the frontal cortex, the part of the brain that controls decision-making. Researchers from the RIKEN Center for Molecular Imaging Science in Japan collaborating with colleagues ...
Neuroscience Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
While there's no magic pill that protects and boosts memory, there are several foods that consumers can easily incorporate into their diets that can help.
Health Jan 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Not everyone is able to be hypnotized, and new research from the Stanford University School of Medicine shows how the brains of such people differ from those who can easily be.
Neuroscience Oct 03, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
New Australian research shows that the brains of people with schizophrenia may be under attack by the immune system, providing the strongest evidence to date of a link between immune function and schizophrenia.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
Working memory, which consists in the short-term retention and processing of information, depends on specific regions of the brain working correctly. This faculty tends to deteriorate in patients with schizophrenia, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Impulsive individuals tend to display aggressive behavior and have challenges ranging from drug and alcohol abuse, to problem gambling and difficult relationships. They are less able to adapt to different social situations. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
(PhysOrg.com) -- People have been lying to one another likely for as long as they have been able to communicate, and for likely just as long, people have been trying to figure out a way to get the truth out of someone suspected ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (7) | 2 |
Gratuities, gifts, sponsorship, product price, free samples, favors all can influence judgment and decision-making. If a person is influenced in their choice of cereal, the result is a bit of income for a manufacturer. But ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 06, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1 |