Sensory patterns of children on the autism spectrum, and those who had ASD traits but were not diagnosed, grew stronger over time.
Study demonstrates the importance of a specific type of connection between neurons and may also explain how ketamine shows promise in treating depression.
Findings shed new light on the role the prefrontal cortex plays in sensory processing and perception.
A new touch-sensing glove can feel pressure and other tactile stimuli, researchers report. The glove has applications for those with motor function disorders and could be adapted from virtual reality gaming experiences.
Rats fed either a diet of soft or hard foods showed differences in jaw activity and muscle control when a chewing-related region of the brain was stimulated. Findings reveal the anterior cortical masticatory area strongly influences the regulation of chewing and is influenced by sensory input during development.
Researchers say the order in which your senses interact with food items impacts how much you enjoy your meal.
Study reveals how lipids interact with grape tannins, masking the unfavorable taste of certain wine compounds and altering taste perception.
Study of people who are unable to feel touch reveals surprising new details about how we unconsciously embody our physical selves.