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Summary: Signatures of brain activity in infants can predict autism symptoms at 18 months of age. In infants who later received a diagnosis of ASD, researchers noted decreased connectivity between frontal brain […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Excess Weight Among Pregnant Women May Interfere With Child's Developing Brain, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 19 hours ago
Summary: Maternal obesity may hinder their child’s brain development as soon as the second trimester of pregnancy. High maternal BMI is associated with changes to the child’s prefrontal cortex and anterior […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, AI-Enhanced Precision Medicine Identifies Novel Autism Subtype, on the site Neuroscience News 3 days, 13 hours ago
Summary: Precision-medicine enhanced with the help of artificial intelligence assisted in the identification of a new autism subtype that was characterized by abnormal lipid levels. AI-enhanced precision medicine […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, That Little Voice in Your Head, If You Have It, May Be Aligning Your Thoughts, on the site Neuroscience News 3 days, 14 hours ago
Summary: A significant number of people feel their thoughts take on the form of an inner voice, a new study reports.
Source: University of Wisconsin Madison
It’s not uncommon these days to have some time […]
Summary: Researchers have identified a genetic switch in neurons that can toggle between sex-specific states when necessary.
Source: University of Rochester
Biological sex is typically understood in binary […]
Summary: Distinct personality traits emerge and manifest via both behavior and neural activity.
Source: Max Planck Institute
Personality varies widely. There are bold and reserved individuals, who behave […]
Summary: Preschool-aged children on the autism spectrum were 2.7 times more likely to experience gastrointestinal problems, including pain, diarrhea, constipation, and vomiting than their typically developing […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Prenatal Depression Alters Child's Brain Connectivity and Affects Behavior, on the site Neuroscience News 3 days, 16 hours ago
Summary: Prenatal depression can have a significant influence on a child’s brain development and behavior. Greater symptoms of prenatal depression were associated with weaker white matter connections between […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Math Shows How Brain Stays Stable Amid Internal Noise and a Widely Varying World, on the site Neuroscience News 3 days, 18 hours ago
Summary: Neural networks involved in the same computation will repeatedly converge toward the same firing rates, even if they are perturbed by the natural noisiness of individual neurons or sensory environmental […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Cannabis Use in Pregnancy Linked to a Greater Risk of Autism, on the site Neuroscience News 3 days, 19 hours ago
Summary: Women who use cannabis during pregnancy are at increased risk of their child being diagnosed with autism.
Source: The Ottawa Hospital
In the largest study of its kind, Ottawa researchers found that […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Inexpensive, Accessible Device Provides Visual Proof that Masks Block Droplets, on the site Neuroscience News 4 days, 18 hours ago
Summary: An inexpensive tool allows researchers to demonstrate the effectiveness of facemasks and facial coverings to slow the spread of coronavirus transmission. Findings reveal N95 facemasks, and cotton face […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Machine Learning Makes Drug Repurposing for Psychiatric Disorders More Effective, on the site Neuroscience News 4 days, 19 hours ago
Summary: Focusing on genes associated with psychiatric and neurological disorders, and drugs approved for use in other diseases, a new AI system can increase the effectiveness of drug repurposing.
Summary: People experience loneliness differently in adult life, depending on their age. The strongest association with loneliness is feeling excluded from society.
Loneliness in adult life is […]
Summary: Twice daily vitamin D supplementation reduces symptoms of vertigo for those suffering BPPV.
Taking vitamin D and calcium twice a day may reduce your chances of getting vertigo again, […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Key to Dialogue Between Brain Cells to Protect Against Stroke Discovered, on the site Neuroscience News 6 days, 15 hours ago
Summary: DHA treatment reduced the size of the damaged brain area and initiated a repair mechanism in animal models of stroke. DHA affected the levels of MANF and TREM2, two proteins critical for communication […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, COVID-19 Should Be Treated as an Acute Inflammatory Disease, on the site Neuroscience News 6 days, 16 hours ago
Summary: Researchers argue COVID-19 should be considered as an inflammatory disease as the severity of the infection is associated with a dysregulation of the inflammatory immune response.
Source: Virginia […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Training Neural Circuits Early in Development Improves Response, on the site Neuroscience News 6 days, 16 hours ago
Summary: Training neural circuits for tissue engineering at youthful stages generates a better response than training mature cells.
Source: University of Illinois
When it comes to training neural circuits […]
Summary: Humans use the primary visual cortex to process sounds in the dark. This not only occurs in those with sight but also those who were born blind.
Source: Royal Holloway
Scientists have discovered […]
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