Apr 15, 2024

Researchers identify brain region involved in control of attention

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, neuroscience

Researchers at the University of Iowa in a new study have linked a region in the brain to how humans redirect thoughts and attention when distracted.

University of Iowa researchers have identified a brain region involved in how attention or thought is diverted. In addition to its biological significance, the finding could help people with Parkinson’s disease who struggle with impulsive thoughts or erratic attention.

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