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The Young Brain

A collection of content that brings attention to the brain development of the fetus, newborns, children & teens.

Pair of proteins gets brain cells into shape

Scientists have gained new insights into the early phase of the brain's development. Scientists have identified two proteins that control the formation of cell protuberances. The typical ramifications through which nerve cells receive and forward signals ultimately originate from these outgrowths.

Childhood trauma leaves its mark on the brain | ScienceBlog.com

It is well known that violent adults often have a history of childhood psychological trauma. Some of these individuals exhibit very real, physical alterations

Autism Recovery Possible for Some, Study Suggests

The idea that some children recover from autism remains controversial, but new research lends credibility to the notion.

What's the difference between these two brains? - Telegraph

They both belong to three-year-olds, so why is one so much bigger? Because one was loved by its parents and the other neglected – a fact that has dramatic implications

Scientists Discover Children’s Cells Living in Mothers’ Brains: Scientific American

The connection between mother and child is ever deeper than thought

Concussions affect children's brains even after symptoms subside

Brain changes in children who have sustained a mild traumatic brain injury, or concussion, persist for months following injury -- even after the symptoms of the injury are gone, according to a new study. The findings highlight the potential benefit of using advanced imaging techniques to monitor recovery in children following concussions.

Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Rare Children's Brain Disorder: MedlinePlus

Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Rare Children's Brain Disorder

What's the difference between these two brains? - Telegraph

They both belong to three-year-olds, so why is one so much bigger? Because one was loved by its parents and the other neglected – a fact that has dramatic implications

Concussions affect children's brains even after symptoms subside

Brain changes in children who have sustained a mild traumatic brain injury, or concussion, persist for months following injury -- even after the symptoms of the injury are gone, according to a new study. The findings highlight the potential benefit of using advanced imaging techniques to monitor recovery in children following concussions.