ventromedial


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ven·tro·me·di·al

 (vĕn′trō-mē′dē-əl)
adj.
Both ventral and medial; extending toward the ventral surface and the median line.

ven′tro·me′di·al·ly adv.
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ventromedial

(ˌvɛntrəʊˈmiːdɪəl)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy relating to both the ventral and medial surfaces, or to the front and to the middle
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According to the study published in the Journal of Nature Communications, researchers believe the phenomenon is based on activity in a particular location in the front of our brains called the ventromedial prefrontal cortex.
Evidence shows that tinnitus patients exhibit significantly less gray matter (GM) volume in the ventromedial prefrontal cortex (VMPFC) well as in the DMPFC compared to control participants [4].
Acquired personality disturbances associated with bilateral damage to the ventromedial prefrontal region.
Cognitive response is the way an individual thinks and perceives the stress, the processing of this happens in ventromedial prefrontal cortex, which is a center for processing emotions such as risk and fear, decision-making, self-control, and morality.
The PFC, a large and complex brain region that is greatly expanded in nonhuman primates and humans, is topographically organized and has anatomically distinct subfields, roughly divided into dorsolateral, ventromedial, and orbital regions.
The headache visual analog scale score was positively related with the left rostral ventromedial medulla (RVM) (MNI coordinate: -1, -37, -56; cluster size: 20; r = 0.602) in the MOH patients.
This effect correlated with functional connectivity between the fusiform gyrus and ventromedial prefrontal cortex (visual and valuation areas).
(6) Damage to the ventromedial prefrontal cortex leads to impulsivity.
"We showed that the brain's ventromedial prefrontal cortex, which was not previously thought to play a key role in effort-based choices, actually appears to be strongly involved in the formation of expectations underlying those choices," says Emory psychologist Michael Treadway, senior author of the paper.
For both signers and speakers, phrase building engaged the same parts of the brain with similar timing: the left anterior temporal and ventromedial cortices, despite different linguistic articulators (the vocal tract vs.