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
Tags » Cortical Thickness
- •Significant cortical thinning in the prefrontal cortex was observed in CRPS patients.
- •Patients with CRPS made significantly more perseverative errors on the WCST. 258 more words
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
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
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