Among study’s many surprises may be a new way to address Fragile X syndrome — by finding a “protein X.”
Drug compound, tested in mice, could be effective in treating the leading heritable cause of intellectual disability and autism.
Picower Institute researchers are embarking on experiments to learn the mechanisms by which coronavirus might affect mental health.
An immune molecule sometimes produced during infection can influence the social behavior of mice.
Findings in mice suggest targeting certain brain circuits could offer new ways to treat some neurological disorders.
In a mouse model, restoring activity of a specific forebrain region reverses social traits associated with autism.
By introducing a gene variant associated with autism into monkeys, researchers hope to study treatment options for severe neurodevelopmental disorders.
Mouse study yields insights into the rare condition, may shed light on other neurological disorders.
Machine learning network offers personalized estimates of children’s behavior.
Study finds that major vault protein is needed for homeostatic plasticity.
High-frequency gamma oscillations sort similar-looking objects; lower-frequency beta oscillations kick in when connections are more abstract.
"We’ve seen too many journalists confuse not taking sides with not calling out liars and frauds," says MIT researcher and author.