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Discovery of neurocircuitry differences in preterm babies may allow for early interventions

From Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles News:

Brain Changes Linked to Prematurity May Explain Risk of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

LOS ANGELES (November 4, 2014)- Disturbances in the early stages of brain growth, such as preterm birth – when many of the brain’s structures have not yet fully developed – appears to affect the brain’s neuro-circuitry, which may explain premature babies’ higher risk of neurodevelopmental disorders including ADHD and autism spectrum disorder.

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Differences in connectivity in certain brain areas found in dyslexic children

From research news@Vanderbilt:

‘White matter’ behaves differently in children with dyslexia

Posted on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 — 11:15 AM


Laurie Cutting, Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Special Education, and professor of psychology and human development, radiology and pediatrics at Vanderbilt…

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