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Wiring the Brain: Making Connections 2011

WTB 2011

Space cadets

by  /  18 April 2011
People with autism are better able to visualize objects rotating in space — perhaps because their brains are wired differently than healthy controls.
WTB 2011

Maternal stress alters behavior of generations

by  /  18 April 2011
Early trauma alters both behavior and gene expression in three generations of mice, suggesting that epigenetic changes may contribute to 'hidden heritability' in neuropsychiatric disorders.
WTB 2011

Specialized neurons help explore circuit defects in autism

by  /  14 April 2011
A powerful cell that dampens electrical signaling in the brain could help unravel the disrupted brain wiring seen in people with autism, according to results presented yesterday at the Wiring the Brain meeting in Ireland.