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  • adj. Located in the frontal lobes above the orbits of the eyes

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to the orbits and to the frontal bone or the forehead.

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  • But activity in the brain region closest to the antenna, known as the orbitofrontal cortex and temporal pole, was significantly higher -- about 7 percent more active -- when the phone was on, compared to when it was off.

    The Checkup: More questions about cell phone safety

  • But brain activity in the brain region closest to the antenna, known as the orbitofrontal cortex and temporal pole, was significantly higher - about 7 percent more active - when the phone was on than when it was off, the researchers found.

    Study indicates cellphones affect brain activity, but implications are unclear

  • PAMELA BLAKE, NEUROLOGIST: That part of the brain is called the orbitofrontal cortex.

    CNN Transcript Apr 18, 2007

  • It activates a region of the brain called the orbitofrontal cortex, which distinguishes feelings for people with whom we have a close relationship from others.

    The Seattle Times

  • The lower third of the prefrontal cortex is called the orbitofrontal cortex because it is the part of the brain just above the eyes ….

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  • Pioneering work by British scientist Professor Semir Zeki at University College, London, found that beauty triggers a response in part of the brain called the orbitofrontal cortex.

    The Times of India

  • 63 Goleman has suggested that eye contact activates a part of the brain called the orbitofrontal cortex: Goleman, Social Intelligence, p.

    World Wide Mind

  • Daniel Goleman has suggested that eye contact activates a part of the brain called the orbitofrontal cortex, which plays a role in empathy and mirroring one another’s emotions.

    World Wide Mind

  • PHYSIOLOGIC ANATOMY 1) Olfactory brain i.e. temporal lobe cortex lying on medial surface of cerebral cortex called orbitofrontal and orbitoinsular region of temporal lobe cortex.

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  • Treyer et al., (2006) Male subjects who could not perceive the pheromone 5a-Androst-16-en-3-one, produced similar orbitofrontal changes on PET compared with perceptible phenylethyl alcohol (rose).

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