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Neuroimaging shows that response to food cues differ in severely obese women.

Understanding the integrative role of the central nervous system in the prevalence of obesity and obesity-related diseases is of great importance.  It has been hypothesized that flexibility of food reward–related … Continue Reading Neuroimaging shows that response to food cues differ in severely obese women.

Researchers identify previously unknown human-specific attention network in the brain.

Researchers at Columbia University and Washington University have found that key parts of the human brain network that give a person the power to control and redirect their attention, a … Continue Reading Researchers identify previously unknown human-specific attention network in the brain.

Researchers begin to map sensory over-responsivity in autistic children and adolescents.

Using functional magnetic resonance imaging, a team of UCLA researchers have shown for the first time that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who are overly sensitive to sensory stimuli … Continue Reading Researchers begin to map sensory over-responsivity in autistic children and adolescents.