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Latest Developmental neuroscience Stories

2014-10-22 12:22:53

New research shows correlation between exposures to toxic air pollutants and autism spectrum disorders; coalition including PennFuture responds PITTSBURGH, Oct.

autism
2014-10-21 03:30:12

About 20% of younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder will develop the condition by age 3. A new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers has found that 57% of these younger siblings who later develop the condition already showed symptoms at age 18 months.

electroencephalogram autism
2014-09-24 03:00:27

A new study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University suggests that measuring how fast the brain responds to sights and sounds could help in objectively classifying people on the autism spectrum and may help diagnose the condition earlier.

2014-09-16 23:11:29

Despite a lack of public funding, specialized vocational school starts its fourth year as a model for educating the nation’s 750,000 young people with autism about to age out of the public school

infant autism
2014-09-10 05:08:25

A specialized intervention program designed to treat infants showing signs of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) could help significantly reduce symptoms by the age of three, according to new research currently appearing online in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

2014-09-03 00:22:35

Head growth significantly improved in placebo-controlled trial MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept.

2014-08-27 23:04:12

Georgia State University’s Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) has received a two-year, $600,000 grant from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau of the Health Resources and Services Administration

autism neurons
2014-08-25 03:30:54

Children and adolescents with autism have a surplus of synapses in the brain, and this excess is due to a slowdown in a normal brain “pruning” process during development, according to a study by neuroscientists at Columbia University Medical Center.

How Can We Tell Where A Crowd Is Looking?
2014-08-20 03:56:37

Have you ever seen a crowd of people looking off into the distance, perhaps toward a passing biker or up to the top of a building?


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.