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Does (brain) size matter?

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

News Stories

Brain alterations and neurocognitive dysfunction in patients with complex regional pain syndrome

April 2015


  • •Significant cortical thinning in the prefrontal cortex was observed in CRPS patients.
  • •Patients with CRPS made significantly more perseverative errors on the WCST.
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Do antipsychotics differ in their effect on cortical thickness? Psych.Med .Jan.2015


Chronic administration of antipsychotics are shown to reduce grey matter volumes in animal studies.  Differentials effects between  First Generation Antipsychotics (FGA) and  Second Generation Antipsychotics (SGA) are noted in human studies. 422 more words

Daily Journal

Precuneus and surface

One year ago we showed that a main source of variation among adult human brains is due to the proportions of the precuneus. This seems to be a stand-alone feature, not integrated with other patent morphological changes of the brain form. 216 more words

Brain Morphology

Xenomelia or altered body self-consciousness - some studies and a blog

Xeonemlia is the feeling that one of your limbs is foreign and the desire to amputate it. It is also known as body identity integrity disorder (BIID). 232 more words

Cortical Thickness

Remapping the Cortex: How Rehab Exercise does it.

Below are two studies that we recently incorporated into 2 neurologic gait cases during one of our global teleseminars on www.onlineCE.com 411 more words

Scientists begin to map neurodevelopment of schizophrenia.

Schizophrenia is generally considered to be a disorder of brain development and it shares many risk factors, both genetic and environmental, with other neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism and intellectual disability.  501 more words