The autonomic nervous system and cortical systems function similarly in low-risk newborns whether they experienced labor and natural birth or were born via elective cesarean section. However, those who were delivered via C-Section following long periods of labor had increased accelerations in heart rate and lower gamma frequency EEG a day after birth than the other two groups.
A new study reports gaining expertise with symbolic math refines the primal system of quantity representation in the brain, not the other way around.
A new study links higher resting blood pressure in younger men with later onset of OCD, schizophrenia and substance abuse problems.
Researchers report they have been able to help kindergarten aged children to improve their arithmetic performance with the help of a simple computerized numbers game.