Excess Synapses in Autistic Brains

During infancy, the brain grows a large number of synapses to facilitate communication between brain regions. As a child ages, a typical brain prunes many of these synapses to prevent the brain [...]


Diversity Among Those Who Outgrow Autism

Is it possible to “outgrow” autism? Clinicians generally believe that some individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) can eventually overcome social problems, but that it is not possible to [...]


Hatha Yoga Benefits Older Adults

Keeping a sharp mind is important for older adults. Exercise, specifically yoga, is one way that adults can maintain their mental acuity as they age. Researcher Neha Gothe, formerly of University [...]

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