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UCL Press Release: Scientists discover brain area that helps to suppress unconscious actions

11 June 2007

New research led by scientists at the UCL Institute of Neurology and Cardiff University has found that the brain's so-called 'supplementary motor regions', located in the medial frontal cortex, play a key role in suppressing unconsciously-triggered actions which occur when we encounter familiar objects and situations.

Read the full press release here.