Using functional magnetic resonance imaging, a team of UCLA researchers have shown for the first time that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who are overly sensitive to sensory stimuli … Continue Reading Researchers begin to map sensory over-responsivity in autistic children and adolescents.
Certain vision-impaired individuals have the ability to use echoes from tongue or finger clicks to recognize objects in the distance, and some use echolocation as a replacement for vision. Research from … Continue Reading Study shows that human vision-impaired ‘echolocators’ can substitute echolocation for vision.
The brain function of people addicted to cocaine is different from that of people who are not addicted and often linked to highly impulsive behavior, according to a new study … Continue Reading Neuroimaging study finds functional differences in brain communication in cocaine users.
In early childhood, the neurons inside children’s developing brains form connections between various regions of brain. Researchers at San Diego State University found that in children and adolescents with autism … Continue Reading Neuroimaging study maps connections between the entire cerebral cortex and cerebellum in Autism.
A new study by researchers from Wayne State University, University of Toronto and University of Michigan demonstrates that communication between some of the brain’s most important centres is altered in … Continue Reading Neuroimaging study of brain networks maps differences in children with OCD.
New ‘whole-brain’ imaging technique isolates autistic and non-autistic brain differences for first time.
The functional differences between autistic and non-autistic brains have been isolated for the first time, following the development of a new methodology for analysing MRI scans. Developed by researchers at … Continue Reading New ‘whole-brain’ imaging technique isolates autistic and non-autistic brain differences for first time.
In a new study, researchers at the University of Cambridge and The Medical Research Council have demonstrated that previously reported changes in the aging brain using functional magnetic resonance imaging … Continue Reading Neuroimaging study shows changes in the aging human brain due to vascular rather neuronal changes.
Neurorehabilitation helps hemaparetic stroke patients confronted with loss of motor skills on one side of their body, to recover some of their motor functions after a cerebrovascular accident. One of … Continue Reading Placebo-based neuroimaging study validates the use of non-invasive tDCS treatment for stroke.
The more curious a person is about a topic, the easier it is to learn information about that topic. New research from the University of New South Wales provides insights … Continue Reading Researchers begin to map curiosity, enhanced learning in the brain.
Over the past several decades, brain stimulation has become an increasingly important treatment option for a number of psychiatric and neurological conditions. Divided into two broad approaches, invasive and noninvasive, … Continue Reading Scientists begin to map brain stimulation sites and pathways.
A team from Brigham Young University have devised experiments using MRI technology that help them distinguish pure imagination from related processes like remembering. The team wanted to investigate how memory … Continue Reading Neuroscientists watch imagination happening in the brain.
Dyslexia, the most commonly diagnosed learning disability in the United States, is a neurological reading disability that occurs when the regions of the brain that process written language don’t function … Continue Reading Neuroimaging study shows disrupted networks in the brain of dyslexic readers.