Daily Archives: August 23, 2014

Study Finds Brains With Autism Have Too Many Synapses

Thanks to the New York Times for another article on autism.  This one describes a brain study at Columbia University that may lead to new treatments. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/22/health/brains-of-autistic-children-have-too-many-synapses-study-suggests.html?_r=0 From the article: As a baby’s brain develops, there is an explosion of synapses, the connections that allow neurons to send and receive […]