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  1. The Default Mode Network (DMN) is a central neural network, with recent evidence indicating that it is composed of functionally distinct sub-networks. Methylphenidate (MPH) administration has been shown before...

    Authors: Maryana Daood, Noa Magal, Leehe Peled-Avron, Michael Nevat, Rachel Ben-Hayun, Judith Aharon-Peretz, Rachel Tomer and Roee Admon
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2024 20:15
  2. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a group of neurodevelopmental disorders with higher incidence in males and is characterized by atypical verbal/nonverbal communication, restricted interests that can be accomp...

    Authors: George D. Dalton, Stephen K. Siecinski, Viktoriya D. Nikolova, Gary P. Cofer, Kathryn J. Hornburg, Yi Qi, G. Allan Johnson, Yong-Hui Jiang, Sheryl S. Moy and Simon G. Gregory
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2024 20:14
  3. Macular degeneration of the eye is a common cause of blindness and affects 8% of the worldwide human population. In adult cats with bilateral lesions of the central retina, we explored the possibility that mot...

    Authors: Anna Kozak, Marco Ninghetto, Michał Wieteska, Michał Fiedorowicz, Marlena Wełniak-Kamińska, Bartosz Kossowski, Ulf T. Eysel, Lutgarde Arckens and Kalina Burnat
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2024 20:13
  4. Subjective cognitive decline (SCD) is an early stage of dementia linked to Alzheimer's disease pathology. White matter changes were found in SCD using diffusion tensor imaging, but there are known limitations ...

    Authors: Yi-Chia Wei, Yi-Chia Kung, Ching-Po Lin, Chih-Ken Chen, Chemin Lin, Rung-Yu Tseng, Yao-Liang Chen, Wen-Yi Huang, Pin-Yuan Chen, Shin-Tai Chong, Yu-Chiau Shyu, Wei-Chou Chang and Chun-Hung Yeh
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2024 20:12
  5. Procrastination is universally acknowledged as a problematic behavior with wide-ranging consequences impacting various facets of individuals’ lives, including academic achievement, social accomplishments, and ...

    Authors: Xiaotian Zhao, Rong Zhang and Tingyong Feng
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2024 20:11
  6. Episodic memory (EM) deteriorates as a result of normal aging as well as Alzheimer’s disease. The neural underpinnings of such age-related memory impairments in older individuals are not well-understood. Altho...

    Authors: Shaokun Zhao, Feng Sang, Chen Liu, Fei Wang, Jiawen Liu, Chuansheng Chen, Jun Wang, Xin Li and Zhanjun Zhang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2024 20:10
  7. In the present study, we investigated the effect of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) on cognitive behaviors in female rats with a high-fat diet + streptozotocin (STZ)-induced type 2 diabetes.

    Authors: Kayvan Khoramipour, Maryam Hossein Rezaei, Amirhossein Moslemizadeh, Mahdieh Sadat Hosseini, Narjes Ebrahimnezhad and Hamideh Bashiri
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2024 20:9
  8. One important role of the TPJ is the contribution to perception of the global gist in hierarchically organized stimuli where individual elements create a global visual percept. However, the link between clinic...

    Authors: Johannes Rennig, Christina Langenberger and Hans-Otto Karnath
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2024 20:8
  9. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/frontotemporal dementia (ALS/FTD) are debilitating neurodegenerative diseases for which there are currently no cures. Familial cases with known geneti...

    Authors: Daniel Daudelin, Anna Westerhaus, Nan Zhang, Erica Leyder, Alena Savonenko and Shanthini Sockanathan
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2024 20:7
  10. Spatial memory deficits and reduced neuronal survival contribute to cognitive decline seen in the aging process. Current treatments are limited, emphasizing the need for innovative therapeutic strategies. This...

    Authors: Raquel Sánchez-Varo, Alexander López-Salas, Rasiel Beltran-Casanueva, Estela Díaz-Sánchez, Jose Erik Alvarez-Contino, Miguel Angel Barbancho-Fernández, Pedro Serrano-Castro, Kjell Fuxe, Dasiel O. Borroto-Escuela, Natalia García-Casares and Manuel Narváez
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2024 20:6
  11. Fruit fly courtship behaviors composed of a series of actions have always been an important model for behavioral research. While most related studies have focused only on total courtship behaviors, specific co...

    Authors: Ching-Hsin Chen, Yu-Chiao Lin, Sheng-Hao Wang, Tsung-Han Kuo and Hung-Yin Tsai
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2024 20:5
  12. Visual-motor integration (VMI) is an essential skill in daily life. The present study aimed to use functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) technology to explore the effective connectivity (EC) changes am...

    Authors: Wenchen Wang, Haimei Li, Yufeng Wang, Lu Liu and Qiujin Qian
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2024 20:4
  13. Aging affects anxiety levels in rats while the pineal gland, via its hormone melatonin, could modulate their inherited life “clock.” The present study aimed to explore the impact of plasma melatonin deficiency...

    Authors: Jana Tchekalarova, Desislava Krushovlieva, Petj Ivanova, Zlatina Nenchovska, Gergana Toteva and Milena Atanasova
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2024 20:3
  14. Autism spectrum disorder is one of the most common neurodevelopmental conditions associated with sensory and social communication impairments. Previous neuroimaging studies reported that atypical nodal- or net...

    Authors: Yurim Jang, Hyoungshin Choi, Seulki Yoo, Hyunjin Park and Bo-yong Park
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2024 20:2
  15. Parosmia is a qualitative olfactory dysfunction presenting as “distorted odor perception” in presence of an odor source. Aim of this study was to use resting state functional connectivity to gain more informat...

    Authors: Divesh Thaploo, Akshita Joshi, Eren Yilmaz, Duzgun Yildirim, Aytug Altundag and Thomas Hummel
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:24
  16. As a kind of environmental noise, infrasonic noise has negative effects on various human organs. To date, research has shown that infrasound impairs cognitive function, especially the ability for learning and ...

    Authors: Wei Zhang, Jue Yin, Bei-Yao Gao, Xi Lu, Ya-Jing Duan, Xu-Yan Liu, Ming-Zhen Li and Shan Jiang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:23
  17. Childhood trauma is one of the most extensively studied and well-supported environmental risk factors for the development of mental health problems. The human tryptophan hydroxylase 2 (TPH2) gene is one of the...

    Authors: Wei Li, Qian Li, Peng Zhang, Huaigui Liu and Zhaoxiang Ye
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:22
  18. This study explored whether amygdala reactivity predicted the greed personality trait (GPT) using both task-based and resting-state functional connectivity analyses (ntotal = 452). In Cohort 1 (n = 83), task-base...

    Authors: Kun Deng, Weipeng Jin, Keying Jiang, Zixi Li, Hohjin Im, Shuning Chen, Hanxiao Du, Shunping Guan, Wei Ge, Chuqiao Wei, Bin Zhang, Pinchun Wang, Guang Zhao, Chunhui Chen, Liqing Liu and Qiang Wang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:21
  19. Autistic traits (ATs) are frequently reported in children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). This study aimed to examine ATs in children with ADHD from both behavioral and neuroimaging persp...

    Authors: Juan Liu, Qian-Rong Liu, Zhao-Min Wu, Qiao-Ru Chen, Jing Chen, Yuan Wang, Xiao-Lan Cao, Mei-Xia Dai, Chao Dong, Qiao Liu, Jun Zhu, Lin-Lin Zhang, Ying Li, Yu-Feng Wang, Lu Liu and Bin-Rang Yang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:20
  20. Compulsivity is considered a transdiagnostic dimension in obsessive–compulsive and related disorders, characterized by heterogeneous cognitive and behavioral phenotypes associated with abnormalities in cortico...

    Authors: Elena Martín-González, Ángeles Prados-Pardo, Stephen J. Sawiak, Jeffrey W. Dalley, Daniel Padro, Pedro Ramos-Cabrer, Santiago Mora and Margarita Moreno-Montoya
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:19
  21. The study aimed to determine how the resting-state EEG (rsEEG) complexity changes both over time and space (channels). The complexity of rsEEG and its sex/gender differences were examined using the multivariat...

    Authors: Monika Lewandowska, Krzysztof Tołpa, Jacek Rogala, Tomasz Piotrowski and Joanna Dreszer
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:18
  22. Emerging evidence suggests bidirectional causal relationships between sleep disturbance and psychiatric disorders, but the underlying mechanisms remain unclear. Understanding the bidirectional causality betwee...

    Authors: Qiao Wang, Shimin Hu, Lei Qi, Xiaopeng Wang, Guangyuan Jin, Di Wu, Yuke Wang and Liankun Ren
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:17
  23. Emotion regulation (ER) refers to the process through which people influence the occurrence, experience, and expression of emotions. It can be established in an explicit (voluntary) or implicit (automatic) way...

    Authors: Xiufu Qiu, Zhenhong He, Xueying Cao and Dandan Zhang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:15
  24. Working memory (WM) deficits have frequently been linked to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Despite previous studies suggested its high heritability, its genetic basis, especially in ADHD, rem...

    Authors: Yilu Zhao, Yuanxin Zhong, Wei Chen, Suhua Chang, Qingjiu Cao, Yufeng Wang and Li Yang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:14
  25. Cross-frequency phase-amplitude coupling (PAC) of cortical oscillations is observed within and across cortical regions during higher-order cognitive processes. Particularly, the PAC of alpha and gamma waves in...

    Authors: Jimin Park, Sangjun Lee, Dasom Choi and Chang-Hwan Im
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:13
  26. Stressful events and meaning-making toward them play an important role in adolescents’ life and growth. However, ignoring positive stressful events leads to negativity bias; further, the neural mechanisms of m...

    Authors: Yidi Chen, Jinjin Ma, Huanya Zhu, Huini Peng and Yiqun Gan
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:12
  27. Neuroinflammation has been identified as one of the primary pathogenic factors of neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus (NPSLE). However, there are no dedicated treatments available in clinics to allev...

    Authors: Yang Yun, Xuejiao Wang, Jingyi Xu, Jingyu Chen, Xueru Wang, Pingting Yang and Ling Qin
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:11
  28. KIAA0319, a well-studied candidate gene, has been shown to be associated with reading ability and developmental dyslexia. In the present study, we investigated whether KIAA0319 affects reading ability by interact...

    Authors: Jingjing Zhao, Qing Yang, Chen Cheng and Zhengjun Wang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:10
  29. Alzheimer's disease is accompanied by an abnormal high accumulation of cis-P tau. However, the long-term changes in behavior following tau accumulation remains under debate. The present study investigated the ...

    Authors: Bakhtiarzadeh Fatemeh, Shahpasand Koorosh, Shojaei Amir, Fathollahi Yaghoub and Mirnajafi-Zadeh Javad
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:9
  30. The lipid oleoylethanolamide (OEA) has been shown to affect reward-related behavior. However, there is limited experimental evidence about the specific neurotransmission systems OEA may be affecting to exert t...

    Authors: Macarena González-Portilla, Susana Mellado, Sandra Montagud-Romero, Fernando Rodríguez de Fonseca, María Pascual and Marta Rodríguez-Arias
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:8
  31. Increasing evidence has shown that the NOD-like receptor protein 1 (NLRP1) inflammasome is associated with Aβ generation and deposition, which contributes to neuronal damage and neuronal-inflammation in Alzhei...

    Authors: Xuewang Li, Han Zhang, Liu Yang, Xianan Dong, Yuli Han, Yong Su, Weiping Li and Weizu Li
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:7
  32. Theoretical models posit abnormalities in cortico-striatal pathways in two of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders (Developmental dyslexia, DD, and Attention deficit hyperactive disorder, ADHD), but it...

    Authors: Noyli Nissan, Uri Hertz, Nitzan Shahar and Yafit Gabay
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:6
  33. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the core cause of dementia in elderly populations. One of the main hallmarks of AD is extracellular amyloid beta (Aβ) accumulation (APP-pathology) associated with glial-mediated neu...

    Authors: Tamas Oroszi, Eva Geerts, Reuben Rajadhyaksha, Csaba Nyakas, Marieke J. G. van Heuvelen and Eddy A. van der Zee
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:5
  34. The pristane-induced lupus (PIL) model is a useful tool for studying environmental-related systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). However, neuropsychiatric manifestations in this model have not been investigated ...

    Authors: Yang Yun, Xuejiao Wang, Jingyi Xu, Chenye Jin, Jingyu Chen, Xueru Wang, Jianing Wang, Ling Qin and Pingting Yang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:3
  35. Novel flavors elicit a cautious neophobic response which is attenuated as the flavor becomes familiar and safe. The attenuation of neophobia reveals the formation of a safe memory. Previous lesion studies in r...

    Authors: Sergio Menchén-Márquez, María Banqueri, Beatriz Gómez-Chacón, Jorge L. Arias and Milagros Gallo
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:2
  36. Despite significant differences between men and women in the symptoms of PTSD and the response to therapeutic interventions, most PTSD studies have been done on male subjects. Continuing our previous study in ...

    Authors: Sakineh Shafia, Farkhonde Nikkhah and Kobra Akhoundzadeh
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:1
  37. Reporting the second of the two targets is impaired when it occurs 200–500 ms after the first, the phenomenon in the study of consciousness is the attentional blink (AB). In the AB task, both the emotional sal...

    Authors: Meng Sun, Chenyang Shang, Xi Jia, Fang Liu, Lixia Cui, Ping Wei and Qin Zhang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2022 18:16
  38. Previous research has demonstrated behavioral and neural differences associated with experiencing adversity. However, adversity is unlikely to be a monolithic construct, and we expect that examining effects of...

    Authors: Samantha R. Mattheiss, Hillary Levinson, Miriam Rosenberg-Lee and William W. Graves
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2022 18:15
  39. Many psychiatric and neurodevelopmental disorders are known to be heritable, but studies trying to elucidate the genetic architecture of such traits often lag behind studies of somatic traits and diseases. The...

    Authors: Ron Nudel, Richard Zetterberg, Nicoline Hemager, Camilla A. J. Christiani, Jessica Ohland, Birgitte K. Burton, Aja N. Greve, Katrine S. Spang, Ditte Ellersgaard, Ditte L. Gantriis, Jonas Bybjerg-Grauholm, Kerstin J. Plessen, Jens Richardt M. Jepsen, Anne A. E. Thorup, Thomas Werge, Ole Mors…
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2022 18:14
  40. The P3a response is thought to reflect involuntary orienting to an unexpected stimulus and has been connected with set-shifting and inhibition in some studies. In our exploratory study, we investigated if the ...

    Authors: Tanja Linnavalli, Outi Lahti, Minna Törmänen, Mari Tervaniemi and Benjamin Ultan Cowley
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2022 18:13
  41. Most recent research indicated how technical reasoning (TR), namely, a specific form of causal reasoning aimed at understanding the physical world, may support the development of tools and technologies of incr...

    Authors: Giovanni Federico, Carlo Cavaliere, Emanuelle Reynaud, Marco Salvatore, Maria Antonella Brandimonte and François Osiurak
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2022 18:12
  42. The interaction between parent and adolescent is more challenging than in other age periods. Family cohesion seriously impacts parent-adolescent emotional interactions. However, the underlying neural mechanism...

    Authors: Xinmei Deng, Mingping Lin, Lin Zhang, Xiaoqing Li and Qiufeng Gao
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2022 18:11
  43. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating disorder defined by the onset of intrusive, avoidant, negative cognitive or affective, and/or hyperarousal symptoms after witnessing or experiencing a tr...

    Authors: Brianna S. Pankey, Michael C. Riedel, Isis Cowan, Jessica E. Bartley, Rosario Pintos Lobo, Lauren D. Hill-Bowen, Taylor Salo, Erica D. Musser, Matthew T. Sutherland and Angela R. Laird
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2022 18:9
  44. Spinocerebellar ataxia 38 (SCA38) is a rare autosomal neurological disorder characterized by ataxia and cerebellar atrophy. SCA38 is caused by mutations of ELOVL5 gene. ELOVL5 gene encodes a protein, which elonga...

    Authors: Ilaria Balbo, Francesca Montarolo, Federica Genovese, Filippo Tempia and Eriola Hoxha
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2022 18:8
  45. The cerebellum’s anatomical and functional organization and network interactions between the cerebellum and the cerebral cortex and subcortical structures are dynamic across the lifespan. Executive, emotional ...

    Authors: Pierre-Aurélien Beuriat, Irene Cristofori, Barry Gordon and Jordan Grafman
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2022 18:6

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