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Stress, Depression, and Medial Prefrontal Cortex

Stress, Chronic Diseases, and Psychoneuroimmunology Stress, Depression, Inflammation, and Psychoneuroimmunology Major depressive disorder (MDD) can be triggered by stress experiences. Studies have shown that stress may change the reward processing (Kumar et al., 2015). What are the effects of stress … Continue reading

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Variations in Frontal Dysfunctions in BPD and ADHD

Impulsive behaviors are the important features of disorders including borderline personality disorder (BPD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Impulsivity has a broad meaning covering different aspects such as personality traits and cognitive functions (Sebastian et al., 2014). The concept includes emotion … Continue reading

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The dynamic brain networks, MRI, and neuroimaging biomarkers

Processes in the cerebral cortex have the nonlinear and dynamic features. Accurate temporal coordination is necessary for the establishment of functional networks and assemblies. The brain is a complex and self-organized system with serial operations involved in highly interconnected networks. … Continue reading

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Neuroinformatics Databases for the Structure-Function Studies of the Brain

Neuroinformatics Databases for the Structure-Function Studies of the Brain     Category Source Name The Needs/Challenges Purposes/Features/Methods Contents Applications URL References Neuroinformatics Databases about the Brain Structures The Internet Brain Volume Database (IBVD) Available data from neuroanatomic volumetric measurements; Various … Continue reading

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Neuroinformatics Databases about the Brain Structures

Neuroinformatics Databases about the Brain Structures   The Internet Brain Volume Database (IBVD) (Kennedy et al., 2012) The URL: http://www.nitrc.org/projects/ibvd The background Publications available about Neuroanatomic volumetric observations Large data sets of volumetric measurements with variables of Specific species Structures … Continue reading

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The Eight Senses: Vision

The Eight Senses: Vision     Types Physical stimulus Equipments Sub-Structures Role of the Brain Theories Vision Light waves (the electromagnetic spectrum from red to violet visible to the human eyes) Cornea: protection, light-gathering   Light -> sclera (white), aqueous … Continue reading

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