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What does BG stand for?

BG stands for Basal Ganglia

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A special effort will made (1) to determine, within these circuits, the respective role of the cortex and the striatum in a variety of behavioral patterns which we assume to be organized by these fronto-striatal circuits; (2) to better understand the cognitive and the behavioral impairments resulting from lesions of the frontal lobe and the basal ganglia observed in a variety of neuropsychiatric disorders (Frontal lobe dementias, Parkinson`s disease).
Furthermore, a correlation between declining cognitive function and the loss of volume in certain brain structures, including the basal ganglia and caudate nucleus, has also been reported.
Those who were obese had even more extensive loss in the frontal and temporal lobes, which are critical for planning and memory; in the anterior cingulate gyrus, which affects attention; the hippocampus, which controls long-term memory and the basal ganglia.