Scientists showed in mice that disabling a gene linked to a common pediatric tumor disorder, neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), made stem cells from one part of the brain proliferate rapidly. But the same genetic deficit had no effect on stem cells from another brain region.
New research explores how mindfulness meditation could enhance both musical engagement and performance. Additional research into mindfulness meditation could potentially lead to new treatment for mental illness and brain injuries.
Researchers detect deficits in social attention in infants as young as six months of age who later develop Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).
A new study which looked at eye movement in patients with Schizophrenia provides evidence of difficulties in reading fluency. The findings could help to provide early identification of the mental illness for some individuals.
A new study reveals a patient in a seemingly vegetative state showed signs of attentive awareness which had not been detected previously. Researchers hope the findings could open the door to creating specialized devices to allow those in a vegetative state to interact with the outside world.
People suffering from chronic pain pay more attention to pain related words than those who are pain free, a new study reports.