Mouse pups with the autism-associated 16p11.2 deletion can not able to correctly perform a specific vocalization pattern to call for their mother when separated from her in the same way those without the deletion can, a new study reveals.
Using over a century of data from other pandemics, and applying knowledge about the current COVID-19 infection, researchers predict the long term effects coronavirus will have on the brain and nervous system.
Study sheds light on the brain chemistry involved in attention loss when a person drinks alcohol.
Researchers have identified 160 genes linked to brain shrinkage in adults. The genes appear to be involved in brain development, vascular and neurodegenerative diseases, and some psychiatric conditions.