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  1. The lateral entorhinal cortex receives inputs from ventral tegmental area dopamine neurons that are activated by exposure to food-related cues, and exogenously applied dopamine is known to modulate excitatory ...

    Authors: Juliana A Hutter and C Andrew Chapman
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:37
  2. Astragalus is a widely used traditional Chinese medicine and has been proven beneficial for many aspects of human health. It is important to explore the neuroprotective effect and mechanism of astragalus injec...

    Authors: Guangyi Liu, Jinming Song, Yunliang Guo, Tingting Wang and Zhen Zhou
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:36
  3. There is significant interest in the generation of improved assays to clearly identify experimental mice possessing functional vision, a property that could qualify mice for inclusion in behavioral and neurosc...

    Authors: Macarena Gil-Pagés, Robert J Stiles, Christopher A Parks, Steven C Neier, Maja Radulovic, Alfredo Oliveros, Alejandro Ferrer, Brendan K Reed, Katelynn M Wilton and Adam G Schrum
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:35
  4. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) has been implicated in the pathogenesis of major depression. Individuals with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) have a high prevalence of major depression and low levels of BDNF. ...

    Authors: Jian-Xin Zhou, He-Chao Li, Xue-Jun Bai, Bao-Cheng Chang, Chun-Jun Li, Pei Sun and Li-Ming Chen
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:34
  5. Although recent studies have clearly demonstrated functional and structural abnormalities in adolescents with internet gaming addiction (IGA), less is known about how IGA affects perfusion in the human brain. ...

    Authors: Qi Feng, Xue Chen, Jinhua Sun, Yan Zhou, Yawen Sun, Weina Ding, Yong Zhang, Zhiguo Zhuang, Jianrong Xu and Yasong Du
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:33
  6. Ramadan fasting and its attendant lifestyle changes induce changes in the circadian rhythm and in associated physiological and metabolic functions. Previous studies that have assessed psychomotor performance d...

    Authors: Ahmed S BaHammam, Samar Nashwan, Omeima Hammad, Munir M Sharif and Seithikurippu R Pandi-Perumal
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:32
  7. To analyze the correlation between the pharmacotherapy response and the characteristics of the pre-treatment regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

    Authors: Sheng-lin Wen, Mu-hua Cheng, Min-feng Cheng, Ji-hui Yue and Hong Wang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:31
  8. Phenylalanine hydroxylase (PAH) is the enzyme that metabolizes phenylalanine, an essential amino acid required for catecholamine synthesis. Rare mutations in PAH are causal to phenylketonuria (PKU), an autosomal ...

    Authors: Toshiya Teraishi, Daimei Sasayama, Hiroaki Hori, Noriko Yamamoto, Takashi Fujii, Junko Matsuo, Anna Nagashima, Yukiko Kinoshita, Kotaro Hattori, Miho Ota, Sayaka Fujii and Hiroshi Kunugi
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:30
  9. It has been established that the overall performance of associative memory was disproportionately impaired in contrast to item memory in aMCI (Amnestic mild cognitive impairment) patients, but little is known ...

    Authors: Pengyun Wang, Juan Li, Huijie Li and Shouzi Zhang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:29
  10. With the present functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) study at 3 T, we investigated the neural correlates of visualization and verbalization during arithmetic word problem solving. In the domain of ari...

    Authors: Sabrina Zarnhofer, Verena Braunstein, Franz Ebner, Karl Koschutnig, Christa Neuper, Manuel Ninaus, Gernot Reishofer and Anja Ischebeck
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:28
  11. In contrast to olanzapine, ziprasidone has been reported to cause minimal or no weight gain. This study aimed to compare the effects of ziprasidone and olanzapine on weight, body composition, appetite, resting...

    Authors: Subin Park, Ki Kyoung Yi, Min-Seon Kim and Jin Pyo Hong
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:27
  12. A significant debate surrounds the nature of the cognitive mechanisms involved in non-symbolic number estimation. Several studies have suggested the existence of the same cognitive system for estimation of tim...

    Authors: Christian Agrillo, Laura Piffer and Andrea Adriano
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:26
  13. Chronic stress leads to secretion of the adrenal steroid hormone corticosterone, inducing hippocampal atrophy and dendritic hypertrophy in the rat amygdala. Both alterations have been correlated with memory im...

    Authors: Miguel Á Pérez, Gonzalo Terreros and Alexies Dagnino-Subiabre
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:25
  14. It has been proposed that an inappropriately conditioned fatigue sensation could be one cause of chronic fatigue. Although classical conditioning of the fatigue sensation has been reported in rats, there have ...

    Authors: Akira Ishii, Masaaki Tanaka, Masayoshi Iwamae, Chongsoo Kim, Emi Yamano and Yasuyoshi Watanabe
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:24
  15. Pain is a subjective sensory and emotional experience, and it has been reported that many different brain regions are regulated by pain, and that pain can impact attention. Acupuncture is an important treatmen...

    Authors: Gang Liu, Hui-juan Ma, Pan-pan Hu, Yang-hua Tian, Shen Hu, Jin Fan and Kai Wang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:23
  16. In animal models, the impact of social and environmental manipulations on chronic pain have been investigated in short term studies where enrichment was implemented prior to or concurrently with the injury. Th...

    Authors: Pascal Vachon, Magali Millecamps, Lucie Low, Scott J Thompsosn, Floriane Pailleux, Francis Beaudry, Catherine M Bushnell and Laura S Stone
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:22
  17. Children with pervasive developmental disorder (PDD) are thought to have poor imitation abilities. Recently, this characteristic has been suggested to reflect impairments in mirror neuron systems (MNS). We use...

    Authors: Aiko Kajiume, Shiori Aoyama-Setoyama, Yuri Saito-Hori, Nobutsune Ishikawa and Masao Kobayashi
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:21
  18. Intellectual disability (ID) is often associated with behavioral problems or disorders. Mutations in the GRIN2B gene (MRD6, MIM613970) have been identified as a common cause of ID (prevalence of 0.5 – 1% in indiv...

    Authors: Inga Freunscht, Bernt Popp, Rainer Blank, Sabine Endele, Ute Moog, Holger Petri, Eva-Christina Prott, Andre Reis, Jochen Rübo, Bernhard Zabel, Martin Zenker, Johannes Hebebrand and Dagmar Wieczorek
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:20
  19. The cause of almost all cases of Parkinson’s disease (PD) remains unknown. Recent years have seen an explosion in the rate of discovery of genetic defects linked to PD. Different racial and geographical popula...

    Authors: Qilin Ma, Xingkai An, Zhiming Li, Huanjing Zhang, Wenqing Huang, Liangliang Cai, Peng Hu, Qing Lin and Chi-Meng Tzeng
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:19
  20. Most children who are diagnosed with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have moderate-to-severe motor problems using the Motor Function Neurological Assessment battery (MFNU). The MFNU focuses on ...

    Authors: Liv Larsen Stray, Øistein Kristensen, Martha Lomeland, Mette Skorstad, Torstein Stray and Finn Egil Tønnessen
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:18
  21. Activation of GABAB receptors with baclofen into the lateral parabrachial nucleus (LPBN) induces ingestion of water and 0.3 M NaCl in fluid replete rats. However, up to now, no study has investigated the effects ...

    Authors: Everton H Kimura, Lisandra B De Oliveira, José V Menani and João C Callera
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:17
  22. Precise levels of specific neurotransmitters are required for appropriate neuronal functioning. The neurotransmitter dopamine is implicated in modulating behaviors, such as cognition, reward and memory. In the...

    Authors: Mahlet Mersha, Rosaria Formisano, Rochelle McDonald, Pratima Pandey, Nektarios Tavernarakis and Singh Harbinder
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:16
  23. Previous studies have indicated that the temporal lobe is involved in theory of mind (ToM). However, little attention has been paid to ToM in patients with cerebral infarction. In this study, we investigated t...

    Authors: Chunhua Xi, Youling Zhu, Chunyan Zhu, Daohui Song, Yongguang Wang and Kai Wang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:15
  24. In humans, both primary and non-primary motor areas are involved in the control of voluntary movements. However, the dynamics of functional coupling among different motor areas have not been fully clarified ye...

    Authors: Tommaso Bocci, Carlo Moretto, Silvia Tognazzi, Lucia Briscese, Megi Naraci, Letizia Leocani, Franco Mosca, Mauro Ferrari and Ferdinando Sartucci
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:14
  25. Autophagy-mediated self-digestion of cytoplasmic inclusions may be protective against neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s disease (PD). However, excessive autophagic activation evokes autophagic pro...

    Authors: Nian Xiong, Jing Xiong, Min Jia, Ling Liu, Xiaowei Zhang, Zhenzhen Chen, Jinsha Huang, Zhentao Zhang, Lingling Hou, Zhijian Luo, Devina Ghoorah, Zhicheng Lin and Tao Wang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:13
  26. Estrogen is believed to play an important role in the central nervous system (CNS) and exert a protective role against schizophrenia. Estrogen receptor alpha (ESRα) mediates the biological action of estrogen. ...

    Authors: Shuai Wang, Wenqiang Li, Jingyuan Zhao, Hongxing Zhang, Yongfeng Yang, Xiujuan Wang, Ge Yang and Luxian Lv
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:12
  27. The orbitofrontal cortex (OFC) has consistently been implicated in the pathology of both drug and behavioral addictions. However, no study to date has examined OFC thickness in internet addiction. In the curre...

    Authors: Soon-Beom Hong, Jae-Won Kim, Eun-Jung Choi, Ho-Hyun Kim, Jeong-Eun Suh, Chang-Dai Kim, Paul Klauser, Sarah Whittle, Murat Yűcel, Christos Pantelis and Soon-Hyung Yi
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:11
  28. Schizophrenia is a severe psychiatric disease characterized by a high heritability and a complex genetic architecture. Recent reports based on exome sequencing analyses have highlighted a significant increase ...

    Authors: Loubna Jouan, Simon L Girard, Sylvia Dobrzeniecka, Amirthagowri Ambalavanan, Marie-Odile Krebs, Ridha Joober, Julie Gauthier, Patrick A Dion and Guy A Rouleau
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:9
  29. We report on a 6-year-old Turkish boy with profound sensorineural deafness, balance disorder, severe disorder of oral motor function, and mild developmental delay. Further findings included scaphocephaly, plag...

    Authors: Julia C Schröder, Anne K Läßig, Danuta Galetzka, Angelika Peters, John C Castle, Stefan Diederich, Ulrich Zechner, Wibke Müller-Forell, Annerose Keilmann and Oliver Bartsch
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:7
  30. Recent evidence suggests that neglect patients seem to have particular problems representing relatively smaller numbers corresponding to the left part of the mental number line. However, while this indicates s...

    Authors: Elise Klein, Korbinian Moeller, Daniela Zinsberger, Harald Zauner, Guilherme Wood, Klaus Willmes, Christine Haider, Alfred Gassner and Hans-Christoph Nuerk
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:5
  31. The pig is emerging as a model species that bridges the gap between rodents and humans in research. In particular, the miniature pig (referred to hereafter as the minipig) is increasingly being used as non-rod...

    Authors: Elise Gieling, Welmoed Wehkamp, Remco Willigenburg, Rebecca E Nordquist, Niels-Christian Ganderup and Franz Josef van der Staay
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:4
  32. The literature on social dilemmas and punishment focuses on the behaviour of the punisher. However, to fully explain the effect of punishment on cooperation, it is important to understand the psychological mec...

    Authors: Anya Skatova and Eamonn Ferguson
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:3
  33. Fatigue has a multi-factorial nature. We examined the effects of two types of mental fatigue on spontaneous oscillatory brain activity using magnetoencephalography (MEG).

    Authors: Yoshihito Shigihara, Masaaki Tanaka, Akira Ishii, Etsuko Kanai, Masami Funakura and Yasuyoshi Watanabe
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:2
  34. The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between the ionotropic and glutamate receptors, N-methyl D-asparate 2A (GRIN2A) and 2B (GRIN2B), and the metabotropic glutamate receptor mGluR7 (GRM...

    Authors: Subin Park, Sun-Woo Jung, Boong-Nyun Kim, Soo-Churl Cho, Min-Sup Shin, Jae-Won Kim, Hee Jeong Yoo, Dae-Yeon Cho, Un-Sun Chung, Jung-Woo Son and Hyo-Won Kim
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2013 9:1
  35. Neuropsychiatric symptoms such as psychosis are prevalent in patients with probable Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and are associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Because these disabling symptoms are gene...

    Authors: Drew Christie, Jane Shofer, Steven P Millard, Ellen Li, Mary Ann DeMichele-Sweet, Elise A Weamer, M Ilyas Kamboh, Oscar L Lopez, Robert A Sweet and Debby Tsuang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2012 8:62
  36. Neurosteroids are synthesized in the brain and modulate brain excitability. There is increasing evidence of their sedative, anesthetic and antiseizure properties, as well as their influence on mood. Currently ...

    Authors: Mauro Giovanni Carta, Krishna M Bhat and Antonio Preti
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2012 8:61
  37. Among the most robust neural abnormalities differentiating individuals with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) from typically developing controls are elevated levels of slow oscillatory activity (...

    Authors: Steven Woltering, Jessica Jung, Zhongxu Liu and Rosemary Tannock
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2012 8:60
  38. Deficient operant extinction has been hypothesized to be constitutive of ADHD dysfunction. In order to elucidate the behavioral mechanisms underlying this deficit, the performance of an animal model of ADHD, t...

    Authors: Ryan J Brackney, Timothy HC Cheung, Katrina Herbst, Jade C Hill and Federico Sanabria
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2012 8:59
  39. Different models of cortical lesion lead to different effects on plasticity of connections and loss of function. In opposition to ischemia, cortical lesion made by ablation does not induce significant adaptive...

    Authors: Helder Teixeira de Freitas, Viviane Gomes da Silva and Arthur Giraldi-Guimarães
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2012 8:58
  40. Mutations of the glucocerebrosidase (GBA) gene have reportedly been associated with Parkinson disease (PD) in various ethnic populations such as Singaporean, Japanese, Formosan, Canadian, American, Portuguese,...

    Authors: Youpei Wang, Ling Liu, Jing Xiong, Xiaowei Zhang, Zhenzhen Chen, Lan Yu, Chunnuan Chen, Jinsha Huang, Zhentao Zhang, Asrah A Mohmed, Zhicheng Lin, Nian Xiong and Tao Wang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2012 8:57
  41. Previous reports suggest that omega-3 (n-3) polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) supplements may reduce ADHD-like behaviour. Our aim was to investigate potential effects of n-3 PUFA supplementation in an animal ...

    Authors: Kine S Dervola, Bjørg Å Roberg, Grete Wøien, Inger Lise Bogen, Torbjørn H Sandvik, Terje Sagvolden, Christian A Drevon, Espen Borgå Johansen and Sven Ivar Walaas
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2012 8:56
  42. Possible interactions between nervous and immune systems in neuro-psychiatric disorders remain elusive. Levels of brain dopamine transporter (DAT) have been implicated in several impulse-control disorders, lik...

    Authors: Walter Adriani, Susanne Koot, Sandra Columba-Cabezas, Emilia Romano, Domenica Travaglini, Ruud van den Bos, Oleg Granstrem, Syed F Ali and Giovanni Laviola
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2012 8:54
  43. Recent clinical studies revealed emotional and cognitive impairments associated with absence epilepsy. Preclinical research with genetic models of absence epilepsy however have primarily focused on dysfunction...

    Authors: Ayşe Karson, Tijen Utkan, Fuat Balcı, Feyza Arıcıoğlu and Nurbay Ateş
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2012 8:51

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