Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: ‘Talkative’ Brain Regions Create Self-Control Challenges for Teens With Obesity

This is a drawing of a neuron and brainObesity risk in teens appears to be associated with stronger connectivity within and between regions of the brain implicated in determining the salience of stimuli. This may have implications for reward processing. Researchers report executive control efforts in the brain decrease when salience and reward-processing regions are engaged in teens with obesity.