Do you obsess over your appearance? Your brain might be wired abnormally

April 13, 2013

Latest article from UCLA Newsroom talked about recent findings from the UCLA Body Dysmorphic Disorder Research Program. Dr. Jamie Feusner and his colleagues discovered individuals with BDD had abnormal connectivity across the entire brain. This suggests that these individuals may have imbalances in how they process "local" or detailed information. The researchers also discovered specific abnormal connections between areas involved in processing visual input and those involved in recognizing emotions. For more information, please click on the link above.