Researchers have identified a new rule of connectivity for neurons in the neocortex, contradicting the popular belief "neurons that fire together, wire together".
According to researchers, even before a preterm infant is born, they may have alterations in the brain's neural networks that could contribute to neurodevelopmental disorders.
A new study reports the connections between the cerebellum and cerebral cortex appear to be overdeveloped in the sensorimotor regions of the brain in children with autism.
Patients with temporal lobe epilepsy have widespread, abnormal connections in their brains. The finding could provide new clues for diagnosis and treatment, a new study suggests.
Researchers have identified a new and more accurate way to determine which portions of the brain suffer from epilepsy. The information could provide patients and doctors with better information as to whether temporal lobe surgery will provide the best treatment outcome.