Teens at risk for obesity as they age have less active self regulatory systems in the brain, a new study reports.
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.
Researchers have identified a correlation between brain stem volume and aggressive behavior in children with autism. Smaller brain stems appear to be associated with an increased likelihood of aggression.
Researchers use transcranial magnetic stimulation to help reduce key symptoms of bulimia.
Researchers document neural changes associated with hypnosis.
Researchers directly link the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex to working memory performance in people with Schizophrenia.
A new study reports the ability to delay gratification is linked to white matter connectivity between the caudate and dorsal prefrontal cortex.