A new study reveals a psychostimulant prescribed for ADHD increases glutamate in the brains of healthy people, resulting in more positive emotions.
On average, girls on the autism spectrum are diagnosed 1.5 years later than boys. Over 50% of those on the autism spectrum exhibit co-occurring mental health and medical conditions, such as ADHD and epilepsy.
At 6 months of age, babies are capable of memory guided attention, a new study reveals. Young infants are able to learn and remember contextual visual cues to find objects of interest, researchers report. The findings shed new light on both typical and atypical brain development.
Researchers report a brain computer interface can enable those with paralysis to directly operate tablet technology just by thinking about cursor movements and clicks.
The BrainGate brain-machine interface is able to transmit signals from a single neuron resolution with full broadband fidelity without physically tethering the user to a decoding system.
In both human and animal subject, bursts of beta wave activity in the brain help to filter distraction in order to process different sensations, a new study reports.
Researchers have identified a new set of matching barrel structures two layers deeper in the cortex than whisker barrels.
A new study reveals children who are either overweight or obese during the first two years of life may have problems with memory and learning at the age of 5. Researchers say IQ scored may be lower for higher weight children.
Female mice who experienced early life stress developed problems and had fewer neurons in areas of the brain responsible for regulating emotions and making sense of rules, researchers report.
Later school start times would allow teens to fully relieve sleep pressure.
A new study reveals many inhibitory neurons are lost in early phases of ALS and FTD development. The findings show a contrast to other neurodegenerative diseases where excitatory neurons are lost early in the disorders.