News-Medical: Growth of early brain circuits may help predict child’s intelligence and emotional health

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Health, Brain Research

Growth rates of brain circuits in infancy may help experts predict what a child’s intelligence and emotional health could be when the child turns 4, a new study has found. Along with prior research, these findings could help future physicians identify cognitive and behavioral challenges in the first months and years of life, leading to early treatment. (October 10, 2018)

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