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Posts tagged prefrontal cortex

August 16, 2011

 

baby bonobo

Chimps And Bonobos Are Related But Have Very Different Behavior

Chimps and bonobos diverged from each other one to two million years ago.

October 15, 2010

 

Two men laughing while hugging each other

Your Brain Likes Your Friends: The Neuroscience Behind Friendship

Do you and your friends get along well? Well, that might be because your brain likes your friends!

November 19, 2004

 

Dream Fake

Does thinking about someone make you dream about them? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Mood and Cognition

Cognitive neuroscientists at Washington University in St. Louis have investigated the relationship between mood and cognitive performance by showing subjects ten-minute clips from both classic horror films and prime-time television comedies.

September 27, 2003

 

The Prefrontal Cortex with Age

The prefrontal cortex is the region of the brain located just behind the forehead. This is where higher-level cognition occurs, such as recalling whether a word was heard aloud or read. Most people show evidence of more processing on the right side of the cortex. However, research has shown that many elderly people use both [...]

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