“Children who “grow out” of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have higher IQs than those who do not,”


So Much for Frontal/Cortical Models of “Decision Making”: “Brain Structures Involved In Delayed Gratification Identified…”


“…the hippocampus (associated with memory) and the nucleus accumbens (associated with pleasure) work together in making critical decisions of this type, where time plays a role. The researchers showed that when these two structures were effectively ‘disconnected’ in the brain, there is a disruption of decisions related to delayed gratification.”

[Note: Nothing to do with the frontal lobes!] Continue reading