A new study reveals why some people find it more difficult than others to meet switching demands and change focus as efficiently.
According to Drexel University researchers, mothers who took multivitamins during pregnancy were 30% less likely to have children who develop autism with intellectual disability. However, researchers note the occurrence of autism without intellectual disability was not affected by the use of prenatal multivitamins.
A new study in the BMJ links antidepressant use in pregnant women to a very small increased risk of autism in their offspring. Researchers discovered 4.1% of children exposed to antidepressants while in the womb were diagnosed with ASD, where as only 2.9% of children whose mothers had a history of mental health problems but did not take take medications were diagnosed with autism.
Researchers report a new neuroimaging device can successfully measure brain synchronization during a conversation.
A new study reports that when minocycline is given to new born rats following a head injury, cognitive deficits are exacerbated.