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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Chronic cannabis users, who light up at least three times a day, tend to have smaller grey matter volumes in the orbitofrontal cortex -- which unsurprisingly is the part of brain tied to addiction.
24-fold increased prevalence of elevated deposition in the orbitofrontal cortex (95% CI, 1.
Prof Tantum said: "The area of the brain that is closest to the nose is the orbitofrontal cortex.
They then stimulated a higher brain area called the orbitofrontal cortex, which is responsible for the discrimination of sensory experiences.
But it needs instruction from the orbitofrontal cortex -- a higher brain area -- indicating that an event is to be stored as a long-term memory," says Strauch.
The circuits involve the ventral striatum, the orbitofrontal cortex, the amygdala, the dorsal striatum, and the prefrontal cortex.
They also used imaging techniques to look at two regions of the participants' brains -- the insula and orbitofrontal cortex -- known to be involved in salty taste.
sup][29] found that the orbitofrontal cortex is important for processing negative feedback.
It's as though the orbitofrontal cortex is your internal editor, speaking up when there's a potential problem with your work.
The disruption of anterior cingulate and orbitofrontal cortex functions in PTSD are consistent with this hypothesis (3,4,5).
Severity of hoarding symptoms was correlated with serotonin transporter binding in the right anterior cingulate cortex and right orbitofrontal cortex, but negatively correlated with serotonin transporter binding in the bilateral posterior thalamus, Dr.
The brain areas involved are those implicated in the area of non-reward, located in the lateral orbitofrontal cortex.