Links for Posterior cingulate
These links complement the articles we examined with
text mining in Mining Posterior
Assorted links regarding the brain structure "Posterior
cingulate" particularly in human brain mapping.
- Steven Platek, Drexel University in Philadelphia and others, Contagious yawning and the
brain, "...Here, using fMRI, we show that viewing someone yawn evokes unique neural
in the posterior cingulate and precuneus...", PubMed,
- "...When the students watched the videos [of people yawning], what reacted was the part of
that scientists believe controls empathy - the posterior cingulate, located in the brain's
Full story: www.philly.com: Explaining
yawn: Bored? Weary? Empathetic?, 2006 January 9.
- "...When the students watched the videos, the part of the brain which reacted was the part
scientists believe controls empathy - the posterior cingulate, in the brain's middle
rear.", The Sidney Morning Herald, Researchers
waking up to why we yawn, 2006 January 19.
- "[Joshua] Greene and his colleagues found 'that brain
emotion and social cognition (medial prefrontal cortex, posterior
cingulate/precuneus, and superior temporal sulcus/temperoparietal
junction) exhibited increased activity while participants considered
personal moral dilemmas, while 'cognitive' brain areas associated
abstract reasoning and problem solving exhibited increased activity while
participants considered impersonal moral dilemmas.', Reason Online,
Morality on the Brain.
Cerebral scans for right and wrong, 2006 January 27.
- "The hoarders also show less activation than the healthy
subjects in the posterior cingulate, an area involved in spatial
orientation, memory and emotion." Woman
Possibly Suffering From Hoarding Causes Accident, Due To ...
- "... detected non-significant trends toward smaller volumes of
the posterior cingulate gyrus and caudate nucleus among the
AAN: Brain Changes in Gulf War Vets Match Up with Functional Problems.
"[...] Tom Farrow and colleagues at the University of
Sheffield tracked it down to 'left superior frontal gyrus,
orbitofrontal gyrus and precuneus'. [...] and some
forgiveness in the posterior cingulate gyrus."
to think, a critical report of human brain mapping as
"Improbable research" by Marc Abrahams (Ig Nobel organizer)
published in The Guardian 7. august 2007.
- Nofzinger and others, Am J Psychiatry, Functional
Neuroimaging Evidence for Hyperarousal in Insomnia
- The British Journal of Psychiatry, Temporal
course of auditory hallucinations
- "...There were also decreases in rCBF [in subjects 60-69 years of age compared to subjects
50-59 years of age] in the left anterior cingulate gyrus, bilateral posterior
cingulate gyri, bilateral medial frontal gyri, bilateral subcallosal gyri, left superior temporal
and left cuneus..."
Full story: AJNR: Effects of Aging on
Regional Cerebral Blood Flow Assessed By Using Technetium Tc 99m Hexamethylpropyleneamine Oxime
Single-Photon Emission Tomography with 3D Stereotactic Surface Projection Analysis
- "Bipolar disorder patients exhibited increased activity in the
temporal cortex, specifically to emotional go/nogo conditions, as
well as in the orbitofrontal cortex, the insula, the caudate nuclei,
and the dorsal anterior and posterior cingulate cortices when
inhibiting emotional stimuli compared with neutral
Overactivation in Euthymic Bipolar Patients During ...
- "Quantitative analyses used the
distribution volume ratio (DVR) of frontal cortex, parietotemporal
cortex, posterior cingulate,..." Visual
Assessment Versus Quantitative Assessment of 11C-PIB PET and 18F-FDG
PET for Detection of Alzheimer's Disease
- "Glucose metabolism declined over time in the bilateral
precuneus and posterior cingulate gyri [...]".
Change in Cerebral Glucose Metabolism in Patients With
Alzheimer's Disease, J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci
16:488-492, November 2004.
- "Predominant hypometabolism was found in the anterior cingulate
gyrus of 6 patients, the middle cingulate gyrus of 2 patients, and
the posterior cingulate gyrus of 4 patients." Focal Brain
Glucose Hypometabolism in Patients with Neuropsychologic Deficits
after Diffuse Axonal Injury
- "Global values for FDDNP-PET binding (average of the values for
the temporal, parietal, posterior cingulate, and frontal regions)
were lower in the control group than in the group with mild
cognitive impairment (P<0.001), and the values for binding in the
group with mild cognitive impairment were lower than in the group
with Alzheimer's disease (P<0.001)." PET of
Brain Amyloid and Tau in Mild Cognitive Impairment
- "Activation foci in the posterior cingulate and in the
inferior parietal lobe were correlated with both anxiety and
depression scales (P < 0.001)." Positron
Emission Tomography Reveals Correlations between Brain Metabolism
and Mood Changes in Hyperthyroidism
- "Differences Between Patients With Schizophrenia and Healthy
Comparison Subjects in the Default Mode": "Comparison subjects show
greater activation in the precuneus, posterior cingulate, and
Aberrant "Default Mode" Functional Connectivity in Schizophrenia.
"...Regions of interest (ROIs: whole brain [WB], hippocampus [Hip],
entorhinal cortex [EC], posterior cingulate cortex [PCC], inferior parietal
lobule [IPL], and [...] reductions were found in all FAD subjects
compared with controls [...] PCC (20%)"
Exceeds Atrophy in Presymptomatic Early-Onset Familial Alzheimer's Disease
- "Healthy comparison subjects showed covariation in the
dorsal medial prefrontal cortex (Brodmann's area 8) and outside
the volume of interest in the posterior cingulate gyrus
(Brodmann's area 31)."
and Medial Prefrontal Cortical Involvement in Neuroendocrine
Responses to Traumatic Stimuli
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