Researchers implicate a brain region called the paracingulate sulcus in the experience of hallucinations. The findings shed light into why some people are more likely to hallucinate than others, and provides a new target for treatment aimed at reducing the experience.
Researchers report older adults who take up drawing are better able to retain new information than those who write notes.
A new study reveals a brain region that contributes to anhedonia, the loss of pleasure, in those with depression. The study also shows how ketamine acts on this brain region, explaining why the drug appears to be so effective at treating anhedonia.
Study reports audiovisual editing causes an increase in activity in visual processing areas, while continuous and orderly editing produces more cognitive processing activity.
A new EEG and fMRI study of epilepsy patients may reveal clues about the origins of consciousness. Researchers report activity in the frontal lobe changes 2 seconds before patients report an alteration in perception, and activity in the medial temporal lobe changes one second prior to them reporting.
A new SPECT imaging study reveals those with treatment resistant depression have lower cerebral blood flow within the frontal, parietal and temporal lobes.
Preterm birth has significant and selective effects on functional networks in the frontal lobe, researchers report.
Deep brain stimulation to the frontal lobe may help to improve cognitive, behavioral and functional difficulties in those with Alzheimer's disease, a new study reports.