Binge drinking can have lasting effects on brain pathways that are still developing during adolescence, state researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Louisiana State University. Results of their … Continue Reading Neurological adolescent binge-drinking animal model launched.
The same sex hormone that helps protect females from stroke may also reduce their risk of autism, scientists say. In the first look at a potential role of the female … Continue Reading Estrogen receptor expression may help explain why more males have autism.
As children learn basic arithmetic, they gradually switch from solving problems by counting on their fingers to pulling facts from memory. The shift comes more easily for some kids than … Continue Reading New research sheds light on how children’s brains memorise facts.
Dysfunction in dopamine signalling profoundly changes the activity level of about 2,000 genes in the brain’s prefrontal cortex and may be an underlying cause of certain complex neuropsychiatric disorders, such … Continue Reading UCI researchers find epigenetic tie to neuropsychiatric disorders.