An imbalance in the number of excitatory neurons in early brain development may account for the difference.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Charting the structure and function of the brain’s many circuits may unravel autism’s mysteries.
A new individualized approach to transcranial magnetic stimulation may one day be an effective treatment for social and communication difficulties, if the results from Duan’s small preliminary trial pan out.
Synaptic changes in the brain region could drive a core trait of fragile X syndrome, a new mouse study suggests.
Voles reared primarily by their fathers show altered synapse density.
A protective pathway that pauses protein synthesis is muted in a mouse model of fragile X syndrome, according to a new study.
The new devices, which monitor neural activity from within blood vessels, show long-term stability in rats and could one day deliver electrical stimulation.
Over one hour, a particularly motivated mouse poked its nose 350 times into a hole in the test chamber in the hopes of meeting a playmate.
The map, by far the largest one of an entire brain to date, contains 130,000 neurons and 53 million synapses.