News tagged with developmental psychiatry

Spontaneous activity shapes neuron development

A process previously thought to be mere background noise in the brain has been found to shape the growth of neurons as the brain develops, according to research from the MRC Centre for Developmental Neurobiology (MRC CDN), ...

Feb 12, 2015
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Teaching autistic teens to cope

Teenagers with autism spectrum disorder are in a bind. The disorder is characterized by impairments in communication and social interaction, but it's a continuum, so some teens diagnosed with ASD are considered high functioning ...

Jun 12, 2012
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Deciphering the role of brain layers

New research from the Department of Developmental Neurobiology at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King's College London, sheds light into the role of layers in the brain. The study, published today ...

Nov 19, 2015
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