How Brains Remember and Correct - In mice navigating a simple maze, a synchronous oscillation of high-frequency gamma waves occurs in two specific parts of the brain just before a correct navigation choice is made.
MRI scans show brain activation during executive functioning testing. The top row, row A, is of musically trained children. The bottom row, row B, is of untrained children. There's more activation in the musically trained children.
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Where the Brain Makes Difficult Decisions - NeuroscienceNews.com - Researchers reveal the role the orbitofrontal cortex plays in executive control. The prefrontal cortex (red) sits just behind the forehead in both humans and macaque monkeys (shown), and i