a lot of indications, but some interactions with environment as well.
age of father
older = higher risk for autism in the kid
Hoxa 1 some cases
is found in 40% of autistic people vs. 20% of general population
williams patients resemble what?
strokes and glutamate
too much glutamate being released during a stroke is responsible for most of the brain damage.
punch drunk boxers and and soccer players
the get dementia and cerebral scarring after many blows to the head
a bacterial infection of the brain. it has a rash, and then goes dormant before attacking years later.
hat makers in england had mercury, they went crazy
epilepsy--3 per second
from a petit mal absence seizure. vacant look, fluttering eyelids, an a cessation of ongoing behavior
parkinson's and dopamine
results from the death of dopamine-containing cells in the substantia nigra, a region of the midbrain
where the body's immune systerm attacks part of the body.
disorder characterized by a tremor at rest
parkinon's disease is associated with degeneration in the ________ dopamine pathway.
a neurotoxin that produces a disorder similar to Parkinson's by attacking dopamine pathways.
fetal tissue transplants
it does help, but wierd motor symptoms develop
can develop into almost any type of cells
phantom limbs and mirrors
amazing, the pain went away after "moving" the fantom limb.
recovery = drum till you fall off stool
pinel recovered from auditory vestibular nerve