Daily Archives: January 11, 2013

An Enriching Environment : Positive Effects on Autism ?

The effects of enriched environment on BDNF expression in the mouse cerebellum depending on the length of exposure. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23295397 Área de Psicobiología, Universidad Jaume I, Castellon de la Plana, España. Abstract Environmental enrichment (EE) has been proposed as a factor … Continue reading

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Interesting Results from Organophospahtes and Autism in Mice

Decreased Reelin Expression and Organophosphate Pesticide Exposure Alters Mouse Behavior and Brain Morphology. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23298182 Genetic and environmental factors are both likely to contribute to neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders. In this study, we examined the combinatorial effect of two … Continue reading

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