According to a new study, people with multiple sclerosis exhibit weaker connections between the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex and posterior brain regions.
Gene expression rhythms in the brains of those with schizophrenia are highly disrupted a new study reports. The expression of genes is significantly different in those with schizophrenia who died at night compared to the general population. The findings provide new insight into a potential mechanism that underlies gene expression in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in those with schizophrenia.
Researchers report the reward system in the brains of female alcoholics are larger than in women who are not addicted to alcohol. By contrast, this area is smaller in alcoholic men than non-alcoholic men.
Suppression of the brain's inhibitory functions can result in more of an openness mystical and religious experiences, study reports.
A new study reports on increased activity in the prefrontal cortex following exposure to blue wavelength light.
Researchers identify genetic variations in the prefrontal cortex during different stages of development to assess how psychiatric conditions, such as autism and schizophrenia, may arise in individuals.
According to a new study, the workings of neural circuits associated with creativity are significantly altered when artists are actively attempting to express emotion.
A new neuroimaging study finds those with gambling addition have a poor ability to assess and adapt to high risk situations.