Researchers have identified a link between paternally inherited variants in some noncoding segments of genes and an increased autism risk in subsequent offspring.
A new study reports the larger the growth of areas associated with thinking in the cortex, the slower the growth of regions associated with emotional, sensory and motor skills.
A new study in Scientific Reports finds evidence from MRI scans suggests Neanderthal derived genetic variations affect how the brains of modern humans work. Findings may shed light on specific deficits seen in ASD and schizophrenia, researchers believe.
A new study reports estrogen fluctuations can alter brain circuit activation in women with a variant of a specific gene.