Brain Basics: Know Your Brain

Brain (About, Parts, Areas, Limbic System)
PubMed Health

Cambridge Brain Tests
To test memory, reasoning, executive function and planning


$43 million to continue search cure for dementia
Australian Research Council

Research Organizations

Alzheimer's Australia Dementia Research Foundation
Use of effort sense for exercise prescription in adults living with mild cognitive impairment, Dr. Ashleigh Smith

Alzheimer's Australia Frontotemporal Dementia Research

McGovern Institute for Brain Research, MIT

Neuroscience Research Australia
Their research themes include: ageing and neurodegeneration, brain structure & function, mental illness, neutral injury and sensation, movement, balance and falls.

Quest for Life Foundation
Based in Sydney, Australia, this organization hosts meditation groups for people living with cancer, grief, AIDS, depression, anxiety and other traumas as well as teaching programs. They list research articles that study the positive effects of meditation, mindfulness-based therapy and yoga to address various chronic diseases.

University of Melbourne
Research on Music, Mind and Wellbeing, Dr. Sandra Garrido

Journal Articles

Educating the Brain to Avoid Dementia: Can Mental Exercise Prevent Alzheimer Disease?
Pub Med article
This article discusses how effective is mental exercise in holding back dementia.

Forever Young(er): potential age-defying effects on long-term meditation on gray matter atrophy
This article suggests meditation can diminish the negative impact of aging.

How would composite traditional Chinese Medicine Protect the Brain - an example of the composite formula "Pien Tze Huang"

Journal Articles on Dorsolateral Prefontal Cortex

The selected journal articles below were found by searching "dorsolateral prefrontal cortext" in the Online Journals > OpenDOAR, National Institutes of Health, Public Library of Science (PLoS) and Oxford Journals.

Atrophy of the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex is associated with poor performance in verbal fluency in elderly poststroke women

Different Contributions of the Human Amygdala and Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex to Decision-Making

Dorsolateral prefrontal contributions to human working memory

Dorsolateral prefrontal contributions to human intelligence

Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex, Working Memory, and Prospective Coding for Action

The functional neuroanatomy of depression: Distinct roles for ventromedial and dorsolateral prefrontal cortex

Imbalance between Left and Right Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex in Major Depression Is Linked to Negative Emotional Judgment: An fMRI Study in Severe Major Depressive Disorder

Impaired Cross-Modal Inhibition in Alzheimer Disease

Increased Expression in Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex of CAPON in Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder

Perceptual decision-making difficulty modulates feedforward effective connectivity to the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex.

Right Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortical Activity and Behavioral Inhibition

The Role of Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex in the Preparation of Forthcoming Actions: an fMRI Study