Research identifies complex of neurons crucial to controlling attention

January 7, 2015 1:58 PM

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Research identifies complex of neurons crucial to controlling attention

Researchers have for the first time convincingly identified a network of neurons in a particular area of the brain that may offer insight into why some people have trouble focusing while others do not.

The research, published in the journal Neuron, focused on a network of neurons in the lateral prefrontal cortex of the brain, which interact with one another to filter visual information while ignoring distractions.

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