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Genes in action before birth may sow the seeds of autism spectrum disorder.
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Some researchers suspect these bacterial ancestors living within our cells may contribute to a wide range of neurological and psychiatric disorders.
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Sleep twitches tune and refine circuits in the developing brain.
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Once thought to merely coordinate movement, this region of the brain is proving to exert greater influence on cognition, emotion, and other functions.
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The links between nerve cells, called synapses, allow us to learn and adapt, and hold clues to conditions such as autism, schizophrenia, and more.
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Geneticists Huda Zoghbi and Adrian Bird discuss their groundbreaking work on the rare neurological disorder Rett syndrome.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of June 1, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of April 27, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of March 16, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of February 3, 2020.
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Theory of mind is your ability to infer and understand other people’s thoughts, desires, and beliefs — no telepathic superpowers required.
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Men with ADHD are often diagnosed in their childhood, but for girls a diagnosis may not occur until well into adulthood.
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Encourage students to be more active, not only for their physical health, but for their brain health as well!
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