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Study links brain structure, anxiety and negative bias in healthy adults

Study links brain structure, anxiety and negative bias in healthy adults

Healthy college students who have a relatively small inferior frontal cortex – a brain region behind the temples that helps regulate thoughts and emotions – are more likely than others to suffer from anxiety, a new study finds. They also tend to view neutral or even positive events in a negative light, researchers report.

Date: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017