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Neuroscientists Decrypt the Mystery of Rapid Eye Movements

<!–//<![CDATA[ var pRtS = (location.protocol=='https:'?'https://adv.adsbwm.com/www/delivery/pti.php&#039;:'http://adv.adsbwm.com/www/delivery/pti.php&#039;); document.write("“); //]]>–> 504, Leonardo da Vinci made wax castings of the brain and coined the term “cerebellum (link is external)” which is Latin for “little brain.” A groundbreaking study released today reports that Purkinje cells (link is external) in the cerebellum are responsible for controlling the accurate execution of rapid eye movements. Coincidentally, da Vinci also

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NSU’s College of Dental Medicine Receives $3.4 Million Grant to Enhance Dental Care and Access for People with Autism

HHS Grant Will Fund Curriculum Development and Resident Training    FT. LAUDERDALE–DAVIE, Fla., July 30, 2015 Dentists and other health care providers who treat patients with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) require special training to understand the skills and techniques needed to care for this growing population. Romer Ocanto, D.D.S., M.S., CAGS, chair of the Department of

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Autism Today

 Autism Today Chemical restraint of intellectually disabled common in residential centres … – Irish Times http://news.google.com Tue, 02 Jun 2015 00:00:45 GMT Irish TimesChemical restraint of intellectually disabled common in residential centres …Irish TimesAn independent report Ms Kennedy commissioned from Dr Séamus O’Reilly, a consultant in emergency medicine, suggests the falls may have been linked

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Autism is a disorder of neural development characterized by impaired social interaction, verbal and non-verbal communication, and by restricted and repetitive behavior. The diagnostic criteria require that symptoms become apparent before a child is three years old.[2] Autism affects information processing in the brain by altering how nerve cells and their synapses connect and organize;

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