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  1. It is vital to select and process relevant information while restraining irrelevant information for successful retrieval. When multiple streams of information are concurrently present, the ability to overcome ...

    Authors: Heekyeong Park, Fernando Leal, Cheryl Abellanoza and James D Schaeffer
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:40
  2. To investigate the impact of exogenous covert attention on chromatic (blue and red) and achromatic visual perception in adults with and without Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Exogenous covert...

    Authors: Soyeon Kim, Mohamed Al-Haj, Stuart Fuller, Samantha Chen, Umesh Jain, Marisa Carrasco and Rosemary Tannock
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:39
  3. To test the retinal dopaminergic hypothesis, which posits deficient blue color perception in ADHD, resulting from hypofunctioning CNS and retinal dopamine, to which blue cones are exquisitely sensitive. Also, ...

    Authors: Soyeon Kim, Mohamed Al-Haj, Samantha Chen, Stuart Fuller, Umesh Jain, Marisa Carrasco and Rosemary Tannock
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:38
  4. A differential contribution of the right and left amygdalae to affective information processing has been proposed. However, the direction of this lateralization has not been confirmed. In this study, we used a...

    Authors: Yen-Ting Chen, Min-Wei Huang, I-Chung Hung, Hsien-Yuan Lane and Chun-Ju Hou
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:36
  5. Obesity induced by antipsychotics severely increases the risk of many diseases and significantly reduces quality of life. Genome Wide Association Studies has identified fat-mass and obesity-associated (FTO) ge...

    Authors: Xueqin Song, Lijuan Pang, Yufang Feng, Xiaoduo Fan, Xue Li, Wei Zhang, Jinsong Gao, Jianjiang Zhang, Katlyn Nemani, Hua Zhang and Luxian Lv
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:35
  6. Evidence for the brain mechanisms recruited when processing concrete versus abstract concepts has been largely derived from studies employing visual stimuli. The tasks and baseline contrasts used have also inv...

    Authors: Tracy Roxbury, Katie McMahon and David A Copland
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:34
  7. In recent years, there has been a growing interest in Central Auditory Processing Disorder (C)APD. However, the neural correlates of (C)APD are poorly understood. Previous neuroimaging experiments have shown c...

    Authors: Agnieszka Pluta, Tomasz Wolak, Natalia Czajka, Monika Lewandowska, Katarzyna Cieśla, Mateusz Rusiniak, Diana Grudzień and Henryk Skarżyński
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:33
  8. The paper explored emotion comprehension in children with regard to facial expression of emotion. The effect of valence and arousal evaluation, of context and of psychophysiological measures was monitored. Ind...

    Authors: Michela Balconi, Maria Elide Vanutelli and Roberta Finocchiaro
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:32
  9. When asked to solve mathematical problems, some people experience anxiety and threat, which can lead to impaired mathematical performance (Curr Dir Psychol Sci 11:181–185, 2002). The present studies investigat...

    Authors: Kinga Morsanyi, Chiara Busdraghi and Caterina Primi
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:31
  10. Cholesterol is an essential component of brain and nerve cells and is essential for maintaining the function of the nervous system. Epidemiological studies showed that patients suffering from anxiety disorders...

    Authors: Xu Hu, Tao Wang, Jia Luo, Shan Liang, Wei Li, Xiaoli Wu, Feng Jin and Li Wang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:30
  11. Dyslexia is a polygenic developmental disorder characterized by difficulties in reading and spelling despite normal intelligence, educational backgrounds and perception. Increasing evidences indicated that dys...

    Authors: Huan Chen, Guoqing Wang, Jiguang Xia, Yuxi Zhou, Yong Gao, Junquan Xu, Michael SY Huen, Wai Ting Siok, Yuyang Jiang, Li Hai Tan and Yimin Sun
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:29
  12. Given that impairment of fear extinction has been implicated in the pathogenesis of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), effective pharmacological interventions that facilitate fear extinction may provide alt...

    Authors: Li-Li Ji, Lei Tong, Bao-Ku Xu, Chang-Hai Fu, Wan Shu, Jun-Bo Peng and Zhen-Yu Wang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:28
  13. Acting appropriately within social contexts requires an ability to appreciate others’ mental and emotional states. Indeed, some campaign programs designed to reduce anti-social behaviour seek to elicit empathy...

    Authors: Jana Zelinková, Daniel J Shaw, Radek Mareček, Michal Mikl, Tomáš Urbánek, Darina Havlíčková, Petr Zámečník, Petra Haitová and Milan Brázdil
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:27
  14. Homovanillic acid (HVA), 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA) and 3-methoxy-4-hydroxyphenylglycol (MHPG) are the major monoamine metabolites in the central nervous system (CNS). Their cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) ...

    Authors: Dimitrios Andreou, Erik Söderman, Tomas Axelsson, Göran C Sedvall, Lars Terenius, Ingrid Agartz and Erik G Jönsson
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:26
  15. It is known that enhancement of sympathetic nerve activity based on a decrease in parasympathetic nerve activity is associated with fatigue induced by mental tasks lasting more than 30 min. However, to measure...

    Authors: Kei Mizuno, Kanako Tajima, Yasuyoshi Watanabe and Hirohiko Kuratsune
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:25
  16. Moderate physical activity improves various cognitive functions, particularly when it is applied simultaneously to the cognitive task. In two psychoneuroendocrinological within-subject experiments, we investig...

    Authors: Maren Schmidt-Kassow, Nadine Zink, Julia Mock, Christian Thiel, Lutz Vogt, Cornelius Abel and Jochen Kaiser
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:24
  17. Previous studies have shown that KIAA0319 is a candidate gene for dyslexia in western populations. In view of the different languages used in Caucasian and Chinese populations, the aim of the present study was to...

    Authors: Cadmon King-Poo Lim, Amabel May-Bo Wong, Connie Suk-Han Ho and Mary Mui-Yee Waye
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:23
  18. Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs, including alpha, beta and gamma subtypes) and their agonists have a protective role in treatment of central nervous system (CNS) diseases. The present study ...

    Authors: Ying Luo, Qin He, Ge Kuang, Qingsong Jiang and Junqing Yang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:21
  19. Recent studies suggest that Internet gaming addiction (IGA) is an impulse disorder, or is at least related to impulse control disorders. In the present study, we hypothesized that different facets of trait imp...

    Authors: Wei-na Ding, Jin-hua Sun, Ya-wen Sun, Xue Chen, Yan Zhou, Zhi-guo Zhuang, Lei Li, Yong Zhang, Jian-rong Xu and Ya-song Du
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:20
  20. The neural mobilization (NM) technique is a noninvasive method that has been proven to be clinically effective in reducing pain; however, the molecular mechanisms involved remain poorly understood. The aim of ...

    Authors: Fabio Martinez Santos, Leandro Henrique Grecco, Marcelo Gomes Pereira, Mara Evany Oliveira, Priscila Abreu Rocha, Joyce Teixeira Silva, Daniel Oliveira Martins, Elen Haruka Miyabara and Marucia Chacur
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:19
  21. The affective personality trait ‘harm avoidance’ (HA) from Cloninger’s psychobiological personality model determines how an individual deals with emotional stimuli. Emotional stimuli are processed by a neural ...

    Authors: Peter Van Schuerbeek, Chris Baeken, Robert Luypaert, Rudi De Raedt and Johan De Mey
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:18
  22. Methylphenidate is the most commonly used stimulant drug for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Research has found that methylphenidate is a “reinforcer” and that individuals wit...

    Authors: Ike dela Peña, Hee Jin Kim, Aeree Sohn, Bung-Nyun Kim, Doug Hyun Han, Jong Hoon Ryu, Chan Young Shin, Minsoo Noh and Jae Hoon Cheong
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:17
  23. Working memory, inhibition, and expressive language are often impaired in ADHD and many children with ADHD have lower IQ-scores than typically developing children. The aim of this study was to test whether IQ-...

    Authors: Nina Rohrer-Baumgartner, Pål Zeiner, Jens Egeland, Kristin Gustavson, Annette Holth Skogan, Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud and Heidi Aase
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:16
  24. Reduced physiological arousal in response to breath-holding affects internal clock processes, leading swimmers to underestimate the time spent under apnea. We investigated whether reduced physiological arousal...

    Authors: Franck Di Rienzo, Nady Hoyek, Christian Collet and Aymeric Guillot
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:15
  25. Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) is a syndrome with a number of etiologies and different mechanisms that lead to abnormal development. The identification of autism biomarkers in patients with different degrees ...

    Authors: Altaf Alabdali, Laila Al-Ayadhi and Afaf El-Ansary
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:14
  26. While Parkinson’s disease (PD) has traditionally been described as a movement disorder, there is growing evidence of disruption in emotion information processing associated with the disease. The aim of this st...

    Authors: Rajamanickam Yuvaraj, Murugappan Murugappan, Norlinah Mohamed Ibrahim, Mohd Iqbal Omar, Kenneth Sundaraj, Khairiyah Mohamad, Ramaswamy Palaniappan, Edgar Mesquita and Marimuthu Satiyan
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:12
  27. Human decision-making is often affected by prior selections and their outcomes, even in situations where decisions are independent and outcomes are unpredictable.

    Authors: Guangheng Dong, Xiao Lin, Hongli Zhou and Xiaoxia Du
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:11
  28. Whether listening to background music enhances verbal learning performance is still a matter of dispute. In this study we investigated the influence of vocal and instrumental background music on verbal learning.

    Authors: Lutz Jäncke, Eliane Brügger, Moritz Brummer, Stephanie Scherrer and Nsreen Alahmadi
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:10
  29. One form of meditation intervention, the integrative body-mind training (IBMT) has been shown to improve attention, reduce stress and change self-reports of mood. In this paper we examine whether short-term IB...

    Authors: Xiaoqian Ding, Yi-Yuan Tang, Rongxiang Tang and Michael I Posner
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:9
  30. Patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) often present with apathy symptoms resembling the decreased motivation observed in depressed patients. Therefore, differentiating the initial phase of AD from late life d...

    Authors: Hisashi Kito, Akiko Ryokawa, Yoshihiro Kinoshita, Daimei Sasayama, Nobuhiro Sugiyama, Tomomi Ogihara, Takehiko Yasaki, Tetsuya Hagiwara, Shin Inuzuka, Tohru Takahashi, Hirokazu Genno, Hiroshi Nose, Tokiji Hanihara, Shinsuke Washizuka and Naoji Amano
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:8
  31. Neurodegenerative diseases remain a significant unresolved societal burden afflicting millions of people worldwide. Neurons in the brain are highly sensitive to oxidative stress, which can be induced by metal ...

    Authors: Lijuan Yu, Rong Jiang, Qiang Su, Huarong Yu and Junqing Yang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:6
  32. Previous studies have found that the processing of repeated targets are easier than that of non-repetition. Although several theories attempt to explain this issue, the underlying mechanism still remains uncov...

    Authors: Guangheng Dong, Hongli Zhou, Xiao Lin, Yanbo Hu and Qilin Lu
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:4
  33. Forced swimming test (FST) is an animal model which evaluates behavioral despair and the effect of antidepressants such as the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors; the FST modifies the expression of some r...

    Authors: Rosa-Elena Ulloa, Aliyeri Díaz-Valderrama, Jaime Herrera-Pérez, Martha León-Olea and Lucía Martínez-Mota
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:3
  34. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a behavioral disorder affecting 3-5% of children. Although ADHD is highly heritable, environmental factors like exposure during early development to various t...

    Authors: Espen Borgå Johansen, Frode Fonnum, Per L Lausund, S Ivar Walaas, Nora Elise Bærland, Grete Wøien and Terje Sagvolden
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2014 10:1
  35. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common chronic neurodevelopmental disorder with a high heritability. Much evidence of hemisphere asymmetry has been found for ADHD probands from behavioral ...

    Authors: Lu Liu, Li Sun, Ze-Hua Li, Hai-Mei Li, Li-Ping Wei, Yu-Feng Wang and Qiu-Jin Qian
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:48
  36. Interoception refers to the conscious perception of body signals. Mindfulness is a meditation practice that encourages individuals to focus on their internal experiences such as bodily sensations, thoughts, an...

    Authors: Margherita Melloni, Lucas Sedeño, Blas Couto, Martin Reynoso, Carlos Gelormini, Roberto Favaloro, Andrés Canales-Johnson, Mariano Sigman, Facundo Manes and Agustin Ibanez
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:47
  37. Human and animals studies support the idea that there is a gender-related co-morbidity of pain-related and inflammatory gastrointestinal (GI) diseases with psychological disorders. This co-morbidity is the evi...

    Authors: Jia Luo, Tao Wang, Shan Liang, Xu Hu, Wei Li and Feng Jin
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:46
  38. Previous research on serum total cholesterol and suicidality has yielded conflicting results. Several studies have reported a link between low serum total cholesterol and suicidality, whereas others have faile...

    Authors: Subin Park, Ki Kyoung Yi, Riji Na, Ahyoung Lim and Jin Pyo Hong
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:45
  39. In daily life, we are continuously exposed to temporally regular and irregular sounds. Previous studies have demonstrated that the temporal regularity of sound sequences influences neural activity. However, it...

    Authors: Hidehiko Okamoto, Henning Teismann, Sumru Keceli, Christo Pantev and Ryusuke Kakigi
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:44
  40. Abstinence from chronic ethanol consumption leads to the manifestation of a variety of symptoms attributed to central nervous system hyperexcitability, such as increased irritability, anxiety, and restlessness...

    Authors: Jaya Kumar, Hermizi Hapidin, Yvonne-Tee Get Bee and Zalina Ismail
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:43
  41. Poor sleep is common in heart failure (HF), though mechanisms of sleep difficulties are not well understood. Adverse brain changes among regions important for sleep have been demonstrated in patients with HF. ...

    Authors: Michael L Alosco, Adam M Brickman, Mary Beth Spitznagel, Erica Y Griffith, Atul Narkhede, Ronald Cohen, Lawrence H Sweet, Joel Hughes, Jim Rosneck and John Gunstad
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:42
  42. In some clinical cases, bruxism may be correlated to central nervous system hyperexcitability, suggesting that bruxism may represent a subclinical form of dystonia. To examine this hypothesis, we performed an ...

    Authors: Gianni Frisardi, Cesare Iani, Gianfranco Sau, Flavio Frisardi, Carlo Leornadis, Aurea Lumbau, Paolo Enrico, Donatella Sirca, Enrico Maria Staderini and Giacomo Chessa
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:41
  43. Genome-wide significant associations of schizophrenia with eight SNPs in the CNNM2, MIR137, PCGEM1, TRIM26, CSMD1, MMP16, NT5C2 and CCDC68 genes have been identified in a recent mega-analysis of genome-wide assoc...

    Authors: Kazutaka Ohi, Ryota Hashimoto, Hidenaga Yamamori, Yuka Yasuda, Michiko Fujimoto, Satomi Umeda-Yano, Masaki Fukunaga, Yoshiyuki Watanabe, Masao Iwase, Hiroaki Kazui and Masatoshi Takeda
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:40
  44. Adolescent social stress is associated with increased incidence of mental illnesses in adulthood that are characterized by deficits in cognitive focus and flexibility. Such enhanced vulnerability may be due to...

    Authors: Andrew M Novick, Leah C Miiller, Gina L Forster and Michael J Watt
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:39
  45. Behavioral effects of stimulant drugs are influenced by non-pharmacological factors, including genetic variability and age. We examined acute and sensitized locomotor effects of methylphenidate in adolescent a...

    Authors: Leora Yetnikoff and Andreas Arvanitogiannis
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:38

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