what part of the human brain is used for concentration?

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The part of the brain used for concentration is thought to originiate in the frontal cortex, but may also involve part of the limbic system. Focused concentration is the executive function of the brain and mind.

Scientists have determined that certain discrete brain areas of the cortex invariably showed activity during attentional tasks. Principal among these areas are the superior frontal, inferior parietal and superior temporal cortex.

Attentional control or concentration, is the key to controlling your brain. The weaker the brain in this area, the more scattered and dispersed learning becomes.  The better able to concentrate, the more powerful the brain and ability to get the most out of your mind.


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