prefrontal lobe


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prefrontal lobe

The frontal portion of the frontal lobe of the brain.
See also: lobe
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At present, it is considered that the medial temporal lobe (including the entorhinal cortex, the side olfactory cortex, the side hippocampal cortex, and the hippocampus), the prefrontal lobe, and the precuneus are important areas related to episodic memory (12).
[27] Some other studies have found association between schizophrenia risk genes and functional connectivity abnormalities such as the dorsal prefrontal cortex-hippocampus, prefronta - parietal, intrinsic prefrontal cortex, anterior cingulate gyrus-dorsolateral prefrontal lobe, hippocampus-parietalcortex, ventrolateral prefrontal cortex-hippocampus and amygdala-anterior cingulate cortex/ medial prefrontal cortex connectivity in the task state, and the intrinsic DMN connectivity in the resting state.
How might individual differences in attentional control and intelligence be related to normal structural variation in key prefrontal lobe sites?
He added that the results did not reveal a significant relationship between enhanced neuronal activation and the increase in the number of driving errors, most likely because the near infrared spectroscopy measurements were recorded from a single site, the prefrontal lobe. ( ANI )
The inclusion criterion for the frontal group was the presence of damage in the prefrontal lobe confirmed by neuroimaging and the neuropsychological assessment performed.
The significant activation of the prefrontal lobe shows a compensatory recruitment for the cognitive task.
The first medically recorded evidence that a prefrontal lobe dysfunction can create a predisposition to violent behavior was noted on Sept.
(25) More recently, Norena et al (26) and Weisz et al (27) compared auditory evoked potentials in patients with tinnitus and in healthy controls, and they suggested that tinnitus might occur as the result of a dysfunction in the top-down inhibitory processes that originate in the prefrontal lobe.
New research shows that the part of the brain responsible for happiness - the left prefrontal lobe - is consistently active in experienced Buddhists, and from September 10-13 visitors will be able to try and follow their example.
The spot in the brain called the left prefrontal lobe plays a major role in foresight, planning and self control.
For example, lead's ability to impair function of the prefrontal lobe, where impulsivity is regulated, may be a factor, Needleman says.
Subcortical projections of the prefrontal lobe of the monkey.