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The BrainFriendly Workplace: 5 Big Ideas From Neuroscience That Address Organizational Challenges by Erika Garms

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CHAPTER 8

Recruitment of the Prefrontal Cortex (PFC)

“…not too hot, not too cold, [but] juuuuust right.”—Goldilocks, on oatmeal

Overview of the Function of the Prefrontal Cortex

If you are familiar with only a handful of areas of the brain, one of them is probably the prefrontal cortex (PFC). This is the area behind your forehead, as shown by the arrow below:

We know the prefrontal cortex as a powerhouse region, a fascinating section that regulates ...

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