The anterior cingulate cortex is speculated to monitor and control the attention and impulse centers of the brain. It is frontal part of the cingulate cortex which resembles a collar. It effectively keeps us motivated and on task. This is where the primary and secondary motor cortices are located. They control movement and activity. Children with ADD/ADHD often exhibit difficulty in understanding the consequences of their behavior. Research has also shown that the ACC is correlated with emotional awareness.