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Tag: neural networks

January 2021
Baby getting an MRI scan
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Imaging study casts doubt on cerebellum’s role in autism during infancy

by  /  13 January 2021

Connections between the cerebellum and brain networks do not seem to contribute substantially to the emergence of autism traits.

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computational neural network in red and blue lines.
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Computational technique recapitulates neuron shapes

by  /  11 January 2021

A new method automatically reconstructs the 3D branching shapes of neurons from images.

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July 2020
Researcher attaching electrodes to a baby's head during an electroencephalography study in the Sleep Room
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Infants’ brain waves may foretell autism traits

by  /  24 July 2020

Babies with telltale patterns of electrical activity in the brain have pronounced autism traits as toddlers.

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June 2020
three teens chatting
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Brain responses to social stimuli may vary by sex in autism

by  /  29 June 2020

Autistic girls’ brains respond more strongly to social stimuli than do autistic boys’.

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April 2020
Side view of the human brain, area highlighted at the back of brain is activated by visual stimuli.
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Visual, sensory brain regions in autistic children may have weak links

by  /  6 April 2020

Areas of the brain involved in processing vision are more weakly connected to those that process sensory information in autistic children than in controls.

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November 2019
Neurons in zebrafish spinal motor circuit
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New technique follows single neurons from birth to brain circuit

by  /  1 November 2019

A new technique lets researchers watch brain circuits as they’re being built, starting from the individual neurons birth.

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October 2019
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Augmented-reality app brings research images to life

by  /  22 October 2019

A new mobile app enhances scientific images by displaying augmented-reality renderings of the complete data over printed figures.

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two young people in conversation
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Computer games could boost social skills in people with autism

by  /  21 October 2019

Playing games designed to hone the ability to intuit others’ thoughts and feelings increases activity in regions of the social brain.

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August 2019
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Brain organoids show realistic neuronal firing rhythms

by  /  29 August 2019

Brain organoids made from typical human stem cells begin to show synchronized neuronal firing patterns after growing in a dish for at least four months.

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Online platform offers one-stop shop for studying brain circuits

by  /  2 August 2019

A browser-based platform simulates functional neuronal circuits in the brain regions of several species.

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