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Source: Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative
Date: 21 Aug 2014
To characterize people who carry deletions in 16p11.2 and 15q13.3, genetic regions linked to autism, two studies published this summer looked in detail at dozens of people with either deletion.
Source: Discovery News
Date: 20 Aug 2014
The reason our brains have that wrinkly, walnut shape may be that the rapid growth of the brain's outer brain -- the gray matter -- is constrained by the white matter, a new study shows.
Source: U.S. News & World Report
Date: 19 Aug 2014
More physically fit children had stronger brain tissue linked to cognition.
Source: Chicago Tribune
Date: 18 Aug 2014

In collaboration with the U.S. military, Abbott Laboratories to develop traumatic brain injury test.

Source: Associated Press
Date: 17 Aug 2014
Stanford University researchers first peeked into the brains of 28 children as they solved a series of simple addition problems inside a brain-scanning MRI machine.
Source: The Washington Post
Date: 14 Aug 2014
New research shows the mechanism by which the brain juggles different types of information.
Source: Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative
Date: 14 Aug 2014

Researchers have developed a set of software tools called Thunder that can find meaningful patterns in large-scale data on brain activity.

Source: Scientific American
Date: 14 Aug 2014

A new study reports on an optical technique that can replicate functional MRI experiments, and it is more comfortable, more portable and less expensive.

Source: Science
Date: 13 Aug 2014
Like a dog wagging its tail in anticipation of treats to come, dolphins and belugas squeal with pleasure at the prospect of a fish snack, according to a new study.
Source: Scientific American
Date: 13 Aug 2014

Several factors, such as severity of symptoms, family history, substance abuse and a “mixed” depressive and manic state may combine to increase the risk for suicide.

Source: The Atlantic
Date: 12 Aug 2014
A manmade virus that acts like “a remote control” for neurons helped psychologists research the connection.
Source: Scientific American
Date: 12 Aug 2014

The new identification of possible genetic markers for post-traumatic stress disorder supports treatment with a steroid hormone a few hours after trauma.

Source: New York Times
Date: 11 Aug 2014
The discovery of a small network of brain cells holds the potential to advance to treatment of eating disorders in people.
Source: The Washington Post
Date: 11 Aug 2014

The 3D tissue could help researchers understand how brains are affected by disease and trauma.

Source: Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative
Date: 5 Aug 2014
Researchers measure how brain networks work together by scanning volunteers' brains either while they're resting passively or while they're engaged in a task.
Source: New York Times
Date: 4 Aug 2014
The habenula helps keep track of painful experiences and might be linked to motivation, a finding that could help in the treatment of depression.
Source: The Guardian
Date: 31 July 2014
Similarities in the brain responses of small groups of people may predict the popularity of a product within the wider population.
Source: University of California San Francisco
Date: 30 July 2014
UCSF Study Builds on its Groundbreaking Research Showing Children with SPD Have Measureable Brain Differences
Source: Forbes
Date: 30 July 2014
A new study suggests that sugar-sweetened beverages may be harmful to the brain – especially the developing brain.
Source: WIRED
Date: 28 July 2014
In a new study, scientists tracked the activity of 80 percent of the neurons in the brain of a baby zebrafish as the animal responds to what it sees.
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