A new study suggests a corresponding lack of motor skills may contribute to social awkwardness.
According to UCSF researchers, during non-REM sleep, newly learned useful neural patterns are replayed and recapped.
According to a new study, children of obese parents may face neurodevelopmental delays.
A new study reports that embarking on everyday activities, such as doing the laundry or washing dishes, provides more benefit to people with Parkinson's disease than occasional strenuous activity in helping to control their symptoms.
Neurons in the caudal pedunculopontine nucleus, an area of the brain that regulates motor coordination, switch neurotransmitters from acetylcholine to GABA as a result of exercise. The switch appears to provide feedback control that regulates motor coordination and skill learning.
A new study reveals children who are habitually barefoot show significantly different motor skills between the ages of 6-10 than those who are habitually shod. Researchers report those who are habitually barefoot have better balance and jumping skills.
Playing video games causes increases in brain regions responsible for memory formation and strategic planning, researchers have discovered. The findings could prove relevant in developing new therapeutic interventions for psychiatric illnesses.
Researchers report using neuroimaging to map the brains of preterm babies soon after their born could hold clues as to possible disabilities they may develop.