A neuroimaging study reveals city dwellers who live closer to forests were more likely to have healthier amygdala structure and were better able to deal with stressful situations.
A neuroimaging study reveals people with OCD who receive daily cognitive behavioral therapy to help curb their compulsive behaviors show stronger connections between specific brain regions.
Teens at risk for obesity as they age have less active self regulatory systems in the brain, a new study reports.
Over the past few years, brain training programs have grown in popularity with claims of helping to improve memory and cognitive function. However, a new study in the Journal of Neuroscience reports a popular commercial brain training system had no effect on cognitive function beyond practice effects on the training tasks. They system also had no effect on decision making.
An exploratory study reveals a brain stimulation method previously suggested to help adults learn math may also help children with mathematical learning difficulties.
A new study implicates the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in our ability to assign credit for whatever action leads to a desired outcome. While the study does not rule out the involvement of other brain areas to credit assignment, it does show the dlPFC is a key player in how we assess causality.
A new neuroimaging study finds those with gambling addition have a poor ability to assess and adapt to high risk situations.
Applying transcranial direct current stimulation to the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex can help to improve cognitive control and may be a beneficial treatment for those with autism, schizophrenia and ADHD, a new study reports.