Study reveals specific neurons in the ventrolateral prefrontal cortex and anterior cingulate cortex that become active when people are faced with the decision to learn or hide from information about an adverse event the person is not able to prevent.
Researchers have identified a brain pathway between the ventrolateral prefrontal cortex and the inferior temporal cortex which enables primates to effortlessly identify objects in their field of vision.
Reduced connectivity between the amygdala and ventrolateral prefrontal cortex has been identified in children on the autism spectrum who exhibit disruptive behaviors, compared to those on the spectrum who do not. Findings suggest this distinct brain network could be independent of core autism symptoms.
New findings pinpoint a target for drug development to combat memory loss related to psychosis.
A new study reports specialized psychotherapy treatments can alter activation patterns in certain areas of the brain associated with cognitive control and emotional reactivity.
Researchers have identified how the brain processes and differentiates between negative and positive emotions.
Researchers identify ventrolateral prefrontal cortex as a critical brain region for one shot learning.
New findings could help develop new treatments for disorders characterized by the difficulty to inhibit actions.
A new study reveals mindfulness can act as a buffer against the pain and distress of social rejection.