A new study authored by Vinod Menon, PhD, the Rachael L. and Walter F. Nichols, MD, Professor, and collaborators in China took a look at whether marital success could lie in the synchronization of a couple's brain waves.
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency’s investigation comes after a study showed prenatal exposure to topiramate roughly triples a child’s likelihood of having autism or intellectual disability.
Lawrence Fung, director of the Stanford Neurodiversity Project, has a son with autism. Though he was initially told his son would struggle, Fung and his wife sought to give him every opportunity. Fung’s son has since gone on to attend college.
By studying the independent evolution of the cephalopod nervous system, researchers like Matt McCoy seek to look past the differences to see common features that could teach us fundamental truths about the evolution of intelligence itself.