Published: 07-17-2016 07:10 am
Updated: 07-17-2016 07:11 am
So in 22 females and 36 males there was a significantly different brain activity for females in the right anterior-most gyrus in this task. That area is of high importance in the brain, being part of the salience network.
"While measuring brain activity with magnetic resonance imaging during blood pressure trials, UCLA researchers found that men and women had opposite responses in the right front of the insular cortex, a part of the brain integral to the experience of emotions, blood pressure control and self-awareness."