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cingulate

[′siŋ·gyə·lət]
(biology)
Having a girdle of bands or markings.
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During rectal distention, increases in activity in the insula, dorsal anterior cingulate cortex, and dorsal brainstem were more extensive in IBS patients than in controls.
To determine whether reducing activity in this area could have a positive effect on depression, Mayberg's team implanted a thin wire into the subgenual cingulate of six depressed people.
If multitasking does indeed damage the anterior cingulate cortex (a key brain region for EQ) as current research suggests, it will lower your EQ in the process.
More precisely, the anterior cingulate cortex was morphologically smaller and responded abnormally to errors in the cocaine-addicted individuals with impaired self-awareness.
Aspirin did, however, appear to prevent age-related functional changes in the posterior cingulate and splenium that were seen in those who did not take aspirin.
Brain regions which could be getting affected by this include the anterior cingulate cortex and the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex.
There was larger bilateral gray matter volume in the cingulate gyrus, hippocampus, and temporal lobes--areas responsible for memory and learning--among individuals who burned the most calories per week, compared with those who burned the fewest, Dr.
fearful faces), an area of the brain called the pregenual anterior cingulate cortex (ACC), which regulates the amygdala--a brain region responsible for emotional responses--helped inhibit negative emotions.
The group that played the nonviolent game showed more activation in the frontal lobes, including the anterior cingulate and dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, during both Stroop tasks, reported Dr.
The scans of the placebo-treated patients showed declines in glucose metabolism in the orbital, cingulate, retrosplenial, dorsal lateral prefrontal, and inferior and superior parietal cortices, as well as the thalamic, basal ganglia, and cerebellar cortical sites.
The bit of the brain that shows more activity when he says, `It only happened the one time and she doesn't mean a thing to me' is the anterior cingulate gyrus and parts of the prefrontal and premotor cortex.
Depressed individuals who benefit from antidepressant drugs show elevated activity at the front of the cingulate gyrus, a small structure in the brain's outer layer, or cortex, contends Helen S.