1 Anatomy In or relating to the foremost part of the frontal lobe of the brain: the prefrontal cortex
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- Six months later, the researchers found, the subjects who showed the most activity in the brain's right prefrontal cortex also had the lowest antibodies.
- The scientists found that an area of the brain called the ventrolateral prefrontal cortex, located near our temples, processes spatial information - information related to movements that we are about to make.
- The scans also showed decreased activation of the ventrolateral prefrontal cortex - the brain's ‘superego,’ which keeps people from acting impulsively.
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