cognitive deficits

cognitive deficits

Cerebellum in Cognitive Defects in Schizophrenia

Portions of the frontal cortex can be dysfunctional in people with schizophrenia, leading to cognitive deficits that affect memory, attention and planning.

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Researchers have developed a new model for studying schizophrenia by genetically engineering mice that produce high levels of a human protein, NRG1-IV, in the brain.

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Too Much “Screen-Time”

Several observational studies have suggested a possible link between children’s “screen time” in front of electronic media and the likelihood of developing attention deficit problems later in life.

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Researchers have found a new way to directly compare mental abilities in mice and humans to more accurately model impairments observed in neurological and psychiatric diseases.

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