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Motor skill deficiencies linked to autism severity in new research

CORVALLIS, Ore. – An Oregon State University researcher has found a relationship between motor skill deficiencies and the severity of the symptoms ...

People with More Education May Recover Better from Traumatic Brain Injury

MINNEAPOLIS – People with more years of education may be better able to recover from a traumatic brain injury, according to a ...

First brain imaging studies of African infants raise hope of insight into cognitive effects of nutrition

Brain activity of babies in developing countries could be monitored from birth to reveal the first signs of cognitive dysfunction, using a new technique piloted by a London-based university collaboration. ... Full story

Neuroscientists discover brain circuits involved in emotion

Neuroscientists have discovered a brain pathway that underlies the emotional behaviours critical for survival. ... Full story

UCLA neurosurgeon serves on task force that issues improved definition for epilepsy

A UCLA neurosurgeon was part of a prestigious task force that has created a new clinical definition for epilepsy. The new interpretation, which updates a definition that had been in use for nearly a decade, broadens the scope of the brain disease and expands the number of people who can be considered to have epilepsy. ... Full story

Commonly available blood-pressure drug prevents epilepsy after brain injury

BERKELEY — Between 10 and 20 percent of all cases of epilepsy result from severe head injury, but a new drug promises to prevent post-traumatic seizures and may forestall further brain damage caused by seizures in those who already have epilepsy. ... Full story

Newly-Approved Brain Stimulator Offers Hope for Individuals With Uncontrolled Epilepsy

Rush University Medical Center is the first in the country to use the device along with a unique electrode placement planning system ... Full story

Brain size matters when it comes to animal self-control

BERKELEY — Chimpanzees may throw tantrums like toddlers, but their total brain size suggests they have more self-control than, say, a gerbil or fox squirrel, according to a new study of 36 species of mammals and birds ranging from orangutans to zebra finches. ... Full story

Brain Connectivity Associated with Autism

An SDSU researcher finds the brain circuits supporting social functioning are less mature and efficient in children with autism. ... Full story

Neuromorphic Computing "Roadmap" Envisions Analog Path to Simulating Human Brain

In the field of neuromorphic engineering, researchers study computing techniques that could someday mimic human cognition. Electrical engineers at the Georgia Institute of Technology recently published a "roadmap" that details innovative analog-based techniques that could make it possible to build a practical neuromorphic computer. ... Full story

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