People with neurodevelopmental disorders such as ASD, OCD and dyslexia appear to compensate for dysfunction by relying on declarative memory.
Researchers report EEG technology has the ability to study activity of areas deep inside the brain, such as the thalamus and nucleus accumbens. The findings will help shed new light on disorders that affect these brain regions, such as Parkinson's disease and OCD.
GABA plays a vital role in controlling the involuntary tics associated with Tourette Syndrome.
New research suggests brain circuits which control obsessive compulsive behavior are intertwined with circuits which control food intake and body weight. The findings could have implications for treating obsessive compulsive disorder.
Researchers have identified a brain circuit responsible for vocal tics in nonhuman primates.
A new neuroimaging study identifies differences in brain areas in children with Tourette syndrome compared to peers without the disorder.
Researchers use a new computer based brain stimulation to demonstrate tics associated with Tourette syndrome as a result of interaction between multiple brain regions.
Children of younger parents are at increased risk of ADHD and Tourette syndrome, while children of older parents are at more risk of being diagnosed with OCD and autism.
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Children with Tourette syndrome could benefit from behavioural therapy to reduce their symptoms, according to a new brain imaging study....
According to a new study, habit formation is driven by neurons in the striatum which represent both the cost and reward of the behavior.