Researchers report chronic marijuana users show more brain activity in the mesocorticolimbic reward system when presented with cannabis cues than with natural reward cues.
Researchers uncover a casual relationship between behavioral control and a specific imbalance in brain function that exists during adolescence.
A new study investigates the link between frontotemporal dementia and abnormal eating behaviors.
Neurons in the orbitofrontal cortex play a critical role in encoding subjective values. Activation of these neurons leads directly to the choice of one option over another.
Researchers find significant differences in the brains of teens with bipolar disorder that attempt to take their lives over those with the disorder who have never attempted suicide.
Combining brain scan images with machine learning, researchers identified a number of brain changes following TBI that share similarities with Alzheimer's disease. The findings add to the growing body of evidence that the two conditions follow the same trajectories.
Researchers report people who participated in mindful meditation received more pain relief than those who used placebo meditation techniques and creams.