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Linda Lanyon replied to Samantha Rankin's discussion Connectivity in Developmental Disorders in the group Neurological disorders
"There are quite a few DTI (diffusion tensor imaging) studies in recent years that show white matter differences in various neuropsychiatric diseases versus normals. If you do a search for DTI and the disease name you will find the papers."
Oct 4, 2009
Samantha Rankin added a discussion to the group Neurological disorders
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Connectivity in Developmental Disorders

One of the theories i am learning about states that many of the neuro-developmental disorders, such as Autism, or ADHD, could be caused by lower level of connectivity in white matter.I was wondering what others think of this explanation, and if anyone is aware of any flaws with this theory?See More
Oct 4, 2009
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Neurological disorders

A discussion group that focuses the common aspects, e.g. upcoming conferences, new funding schemes, journals etc.
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Neuropsychology

A group dedicated to neuropsychology/cognitive neuroscience tackling the neural underpinnings of higher cognitive functions as well as its clinical application.Image: http://www.tcneuropsychology.com/Brain_Picture.jpg See More
Aug 11, 2009
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Aug 10, 2009
Samantha Rankin is now a member of The NeuroNetwork
Aug 10, 2009

Profile Information

Main areas of research:
Previously: Circadian Physiology
About to start: The use of brain imaging techniques for evaluation of neurodevelopmental disorders.
Interests/keywords:
ADHD
Autism
Diagnostic Criteria
EEG
MEG
Paediatrics
Schizophrenia/psychosis
Neurodevelopment and degeneration
Current title/position:
(1st year) PhD Student
Current affiliation/employer:
Aston University
PhD Advisor and University:
Joel Talcott, Aston University

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