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Schizophrenia: When hallucinatory voices suppress real ones, new electronic application may help

Schizophrenia: When hallucinatory voices suppress real ones, new electronic application may help | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
When a patient afflicted with schizophrenia hears inner voices something is taking place inside the brain that prevents the individual from perceiving real voices. A simple electronic application may help the patient learn to shift focus.
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jewell Moss's curator insight, March 10, 2014 8:03 PM

So interesting how the mind works, we are coming so close to discovering the ilnesses of the mind, and how to prevent it. Read on! #Schizophrenia

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Differences in reality monitoring correlate with prefrontal cortex variations

Differences in reality monitoring correlate with prefrontal cortex variations | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Voxel-based morphometry revealed a significant negative correlation between anterior PFC gray matter and reality monitoring performance. The findings provide evidence that individual differences in introspective abilities like reality monitoring may be associated with specific structural variability in the PFC.

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