A new study reports the ability to delay gratification is linked to white matter connectivity between the caudate and dorsal prefrontal cortex.
Researchers report, contrary to popular belief, Adderall and other ADHD drugs do not improve cognition in healthy college students. Instead, they may impair cognitive function.
Researchers report adolescent cannabis use alters the structural development of the prefrontal cortex, an area of the brain that helps control higher cognitive functions.
One-third of patients seeking help for buying-shopping disorder (BSD) reported an addiction to online shopping. They also reported higher levels of anxiety and depression, in addition to greater severity of BSD symptoms.
Researchers report a strong focus on reward coupled with a lack of self control appears to drive criminal psychopaths.
Researchers question just how far fMRI research should go when trying to understand what exactly is going on inside our heads.
Animals with the largest brain volume showed superior cognitive abilities, a new study reports.
Researchers report what appears to be impulsiveness could be an adaptive strategy.
According to a new study, children with executive function deficits were more likely to show physical and reactive aggression later in life. Researchers suggest helping children to improve executive function could help to reduce aggression levels.