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prefrontal

[prē′frənt·əl]
(anatomy)
Situated in the anterior part of the frontal lobe of the brain.
(vertebrate zoology)
Of or pertaining to a bone of some vertebrate skulls, located anterior and lateral to the frontal bone.
Of, pertaining to, or being a scale or plate in front of the frontal scale on the head of some reptiles and fishes.
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Where previous research has focused on the prefrontal cortex -- the command centre -- we've shown that this is an incomplete picture.
Regarding glutamates in the prefrontal cortex, our study was consistent with most of the results from previous studies that there was no change in the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex and an increase of Glu concentration in the ventromedial prefrontal cortex.
31613) schizophrenia and depression , are associated with decreased functioning of prefrontal cortex, which can be (https://doi.
KEY WORDS: Prefrontal cortical functioning; Cognition; Empathy; Executive functions; Frontal lobe epilepsy.
The medial prefrontal cortex of the control group at x400 magnification showed the marginal layer with few scattered cells.
Given the strong linkage between the prefrontal cortex and various psychiatric illness, he said the study opens the possibility of identifying and targeting different cell types with diverse therapeutic approaches, including drugs or external stimulation techniques.
and his coinvestigators placed microinfusions of ketamine into several different areas of the prefrontal cortex of rat subjects.
They also had less blood flow to the subgenual prefrontal cortex.
2004) suggests that disruption in the circuitry connecting the prefrontal and hippocampal areas could result in the disinhibited and impulsive behavior often witnessed in psychopaths.
All observations made by researchers indicate that fear behaviours are controlled in the forebrain at the level of the dorsomedial prefrontal cortex.
The second brain region, a place a little closer to the eyes called the rostromedial prefrontal cortex, maybe a more sophisticated matchmaker, focusing on personality instead of physical attractiveness.
Through the comparison, the team found that the amount of LHX6 was about 22 percent lower on average in the prefrontal cortex of schizophrenia patients compared with unaffected brains.