The effects of acupuncture on the brain networks for emotion and cognition: an observation of gender differences.

@article{Qiu2010TheEO,
  title={The effects of acupuncture on the brain networks for emotion and cognition: an observation of gender differences.},
  author={Wei Qiao Qiu and Joshua Claunch and Jian Kong and Erika E. Nixon and Jiliang Fang and Ming Li and Mark G. Vangel and Kathleen Kin-Sang Hui},
  journal={Brain research},
  year={2010},
  volume={1362},
  pages={56-67}
}
Acupuncture modulates brain activity at the limbic-paralimbic-neocortical network (LPNN) and the default mode network (DMN). Since these brain networks show gender differences when mediating emotional and cognitive tasks, we thus hypothesize that women and men may also respond differently to acupuncture procedure at these brain regions. In order to test this hypothesis, we retrieved the data of 38 subjects, 19 females and 19 males, who had brain fMRI during acupuncture from previous studies and… CONTINUE READING

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