Stanford study compares brain connectivity in children and adults

The Autism News | English By Diana Samuels | Mercury News Children’s brains have the same basic architecture as an adult’s but portions that regulate complex information processing and decision making are weaker and become stronger as the brain matures, a new Stanford study has found. The study — the first ever to compare the synchronization of brain signals in children and young adults — was scheduled for publication Monday in PLoS-Biology. Stanford researchers compared brain scans of 23 children ages 7 to 9 with scans of 22 young adults ages 19 to 22

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Stanford study compares brain connectivity in children and adults

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