Brain Areas Cooperate to Keep Us "Proper," McGill University Study
8/15/2012 7:05:39 AM
The brain’s hippocampus and prefrontal cortex do interact after all—and without their teamwork, we’d have no impulse control. The McGill University team discovered a critical interaction between two prominent brain areas: the hippocampus, a well-known memory structure made famous by Dr. Brenda Milner’s patient H.M., and the prefrontal cortex, which is involved in decision-making and inhibiting inappropriate behaviors.
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