Children exposed to maternal antenatal corticosteroids had higher rates of emotional, behavioral, and psychological developmental disorders than their peers whose mothers did not take the drug.
Mouse models with one good copy and one inactive copy of the MEF2C gene showed social deficits, hyperactivity, repetitive behaviors, and significant reductions in vocalization.
A newly developed head-mounted miniature microscope can capture images of all cortical layers of a freely moving rat.
Researchers implicate the inferior frontal junction area in controlling behavior and executive function.
Learning produces changes in connectivity via multiple synaptic mechanisms that are consistent with observed behavioral changes.
Study identifies AIM1 inflammasomes as crucial players in the development of a properly formed central nervous system by removing genetically compromised cells. The findings shed light on neurodevelopmental dysfunctions which occur and give rise to beh…