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December 8, 2020

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Brainstem Neurons Control Both Behavior and Misbehavior

A recent study reveals how gene control mechanisms define the identity of developing neurons in the brainstem. The researchers also showed that a failure in differentiation of the brainstem neurons ...
Humans are born with a part of the brain that is prewired to be receptive to seeing words and letters, setting the stage at birth for people to learn how to read, a new study ...

Hypothyroidism in Pregnant Mothers Linked to ADHD in Their Children

Low levels of key, body-regulating chemicals in mothers during the first three months of pregnancy may interfere with the baby's brain development, a large study ...

How Long Does the Preschool Advantage Last?

Children who attend preschool enter kindergarten with greater skills than those who don't, but that advantage is nearly halved by the end of the year as their counterparts quickly begin to catch up, ...
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National Autism Indicators Report: Health and Health Care of Individuals With Autism

Researchers highlight a holistic picture of what health and health care look like across the life course for people on the autism ...

Learning a New Language Changes the Brain's Division of Labor

Learning a language later in life changes how the two halves of the brain contribute. As skills improve, language comprehension changes hemisphere specialization, but production does not, according ...

A Brief Pilot Intervention Enhances Preschoolers' Self-Regulation and Food Liking

Mindfulness training and engaging in classroom-based games can influence self-regulation and food liking when introduced during the preschool years according to a new ...

Children With Autism, ADHD Have More Doctor and Hospital Visits During Infancy

Children who are later diagnosed with autism and/or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder visit doctors and hospitals more often in their first year of life than non-affected children, suggesting ...

Multiple Neurodevelopmental Conditions May Lead to Worse Educational Outcomes

Scottish children with multiple neurodevelopmental conditions experience greater school absenteeism and exclusion, poorer exam attainment and increased unemployment, according to a ...

Telehealth Trains Parents to Improve Behavior Skills of Children With Autism

Training parents of children with autism spectrum disorder virtually about early behavioral intervention is an accessible and effective approach during the coronavirus pandemic or in other instances ...

Heavy Electronic Media Use in Late Childhood Linked to Lower Academic Performance

A new study of 8- to 11-year olds reveals an association between heavy television use and poorer reading performance, as well as between heavy computer use and poorer numeracy--the ability to work ...

Brain Protein Linked to Seizures, Abnormal Social Behaviors

A team has found a new mechanism responsible for the abnormal development of neuronal connections in the mouse brain that leads to seizures and abnormal social ...

Persistence of ADHD Into Adulthood Is an Important Predictor of Car Crash Risk

A new study reports that the risk of being involved in car crashes increases for those diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The study looked specifically at the rate of car ...

Early Neural Activity Associated With Autism

Researchers have found evidence of signature brain activity in infants that predicted ASD symptoms later at 18 months ...

AI-Enhanced Precision Medicine Identifies Novel Autism Subtype

A novel precision medicine approach enhanced by artificial intelligence has laid the groundwork for what could be the first biomedical screening and intervention tool for a subtype of autism, reports ...

GI Symptoms Linked to Behavioral Problems in Children, Especially Those With Autism

A new study found that common gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms such as diarrhea, constipation and bloating are linked to troubling sleep problems, self-harm and physical complaints in preschool ...

Study Reveals Greater Excitability in Social Brain Regions of Autistic Men Compared to Women

New findings suggest that autistic men, but not women, have enhanced neural excitability in their social brain regions, and this may impact their ability to navigate social ...

Music Training May Not Make Children Smarter After All

Music training does not have a positive impact on children's cognitive skills, such as memory, and academic achievement, such as maths, reading or writing, according to a study published in ...

Developing Neural Circuits Linked to Hunting Behavior

Researchers demonstrated the relationship between improvements in zebrafish's hunting skills and the development of sensory coding in a part of the brain which responds to visual ...

Brain Structural Elements in Psychiatric Disorders

While researchers have previously identified brain structural signatures associated with individual neurological diseases using techniques such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), a team of ...

Variability in Natural Speech Is Challenging for the Dyslexic Brain

A new study brings neural-level evidence that the continuous variation in natural speech makes the discrimination of phonemes challenging for adults suffering from developmental reading-deficit ...

A Shorter IQ Test for Children With Special Needs

For decades, neuropsychologists have used the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children test as the gold-standard intelligence quotient (IQ) test to determine the intellectual abilities of children ...

Scientists Uncover New Genetic Mutations Linked to Autism Spectrum Disorder

Scientists have identified mutations in a gene called CNOT1 that affect brain development and impair memory and learning. The research also revealed that CNOT1 interacts with several known autism ...

Mindfulness Improves Decision-Making, Attention in Children With Autism

School-based mindfulness programs show promise in teaching children with autism to better control impulses, according to new ...

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