orbitofrontal cortex

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or·bi·to·fron·tal cor·tex

the cerebral cortex covering the basal surface of the frontal lobes.
Synonym(s): frontoorbital area
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Those participants with a variant near the FTO gene, which predisposes a person to obesity, had greater activation when looking at high-calorie foods in a part of the brain called the orbitofrontal cortex.
NEW YORK, June 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CEFALY Technology, the creators of the first FDA-approved transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation device specifically authorized for use prior to the onset of migraine pain, has released significant data from a new PET trial showing that the Cefaly device returns normal metabolic activity to the areas in the brain in migraine patients, namely the orbitofrontal cortex and rostral cingulate.
Additionally, a recent study of the functional neuroanatomy of impulsive aggression revealed a decoupling of the amygdala and the orbitofrontal cortex when individuals with Intermittent Explosive Disorder viewed angry faces (Coccaro et al.
Depth electrodes were placed in the right and left hippocampi, two subdural strips were placed at right and left orbitofrontal lobes, and two subdural strips were placed at right and left subtemporal lobes.
Naltrexone has been shown not only to affect the rewards of alcohol consumption, it also seems to have direct cognitive and attentional effects in the orbitofrontal cortex.
Hastalarin dinlenme ve semptom provakasyonu durumunda orbitofrontal korteks (OFK), anterior singulat korteks (ASK) ve kaudat nukleusta artmis aktivite gostermesi, tedaviyi takiben aktivitenin azalmasi, bu bolgelerin OKB semptomlarinda onemli oldugunu dusundurmektedir (9).
Further imaging studies available for Ventromdial and orbitofrontal have special role for the process of antisocial behavior and violent [17,10,11] have a study on 2 adults before 16 months of age with prefrontal damage, Showed that Medial prefrontal cortex lesions can lead to psycho Paty.
This could be due to reduced D2 receptor availability or expression, or impaired dopamine metabolism in cingulate gyri, frontal lobes, and orbitofrontal cortex.
BE HAPPY ICE-CREAM is scientifically proven, by neuroscientists at the Institute of Psychiatry in London, to make people happy, stimulating the orbitofrontal cortex (or 'enjoyment bit') of the brain.
Anderson, associate professor of human development in Cornell's College of Human Ecology and senior author of the study, explained that they had discovered fine grained patterns of neural activity is within the orbitofrontal cortex, which is the area of the brain that is associated with emotional processing.
Cornell University neuro-scientist Adam Anderson, the senior author of the study, discovered that fine-grained patterns of neural activity within the orbitofrontal cortex (OFC), an area of the brain associated with emotional processing, act as a neural code which captures an individual's subjective feeling.
One such example involves the presence of an orbitofrontal brain tumor in an individual who demonstrated deviant sexual impulses (Burns & Swerdlow, 2003).