Prosopagnosia, or "face-blindness", involves an entire network, not just one area of the brain. The findings may shed light on poor facial processing abilities associated with autism.
A study of patients with polymicrogyria sheds new light on the role the ATP1A3 gene plays in early brain development.
Alpha-2-adrenergic agonists appear to be effective at reducing symptoms associated with ADHD in preschool-aged children, and have fewer side effects than traditional stimulants used to treat ADHD.
Researchers report children who experience deprivation early in life have impaired memory and executive function between the ages of 8 and 16 compared to peers who were placed in quality foster homes.
Smaller brain volume found in fetal MRI brain scans predicts the outcome of children with congenital heart disease across all domains of neurodevelopment.
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Digestive enteroendocrine cells use an innate immune pathway to respond to good bacteria by fine tuning metabolism to diet and intestinal conditions, a new study reveals.
Study revels M1 ganglion cell photoreceptors can tune into different ranges of light intensity.
Inadequate sleep can harm brain organization in early adolescence, researchers report. The disorganization can have an impact on cognitive processes, including attention, memory, emotional regulation, and controlling behaviors.
Researchers have derived purkinje cells from patients with TSC, a genetic syndrome that includes some ASD-like symptoms. The cells, researchers say, have several characteristics that could help explain how ASD develops at the molecular level.