Efficient connection pathways across the entire brain provide a neural network that supports general cognitive function and ability. Higher fractional anisotropy is associated with higher IQ.
The left and right brain areas are more similar in those with ASD. Reduced asymmetry was identified in cortical thickness across various brain regions in those on the autism spectrum.
A neuroimaging study reveals city dwellers who live closer to forests were more likely to have healthier amygdala structure and were better able to deal with stressful situations.
A new study reports an area of the brain associated with emotion appears to undergo accelerated maturation in teenage girls with PTSD, but not in their male peers with the condition.
A new neuroimaging study links alcohol cravings to the right ventral striatum.
Researchers report that, following a stroke, mapping the brain's white matter connections in addition to imaging tissue damage could help to predict which patients will have language deficits and how severe they may be.