Full marks to Richard and Adam Ferguson! They stayed their father’s hand — or, rather, his foot a few weeks ago — when his spade struck a bone when digging a deep hole in their garden to make a pond. 914 more words
This week, the Telegraph reported on a study purporting to demonstrate that “Wealthier children have bigger brains”. In a surprise twist, the headline is not the most sensationalist part of the article, with the first sentence stating “Richer pupils achieve higher academic grades because their brains are different, according to research”. 521 more words
WASHINGTON (CBS DC) — Socioeconomic status is linked to a child’s cognitive ability and brain development, with a new study showing that children from poor families have smaller brains than their wealthier peers. 478 more words
Imagine you inject a single gene found exclusively in the humans into the brains of the mouse embryos. The outer layer called the cortex starts growing in an otherwise smooth mouse brain and develops folds similar to the ones found in a human brain. 255 more words
Researchers at the UC-San Diego School of Medicine have done a study that has linked autism-related mutations to a pathway that regulates brain development. They have shown how specific genes which are connected to Autism are active during fetal brain development. 508 more words
I’m just throwing it out there, unsure if I believe it yet.
Source of hemisity157 more words
According to the concept of hemisity, the dominant executive systems, or the…