Latest Synaptic pruning Stories
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.
Researchers have shown in mice how immune cells in the brain target and remove unused connections between brain cells during normal development.
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