Navigation Links
Mirror Neurons Connected To Autism

The source of empathy in the brain of a human being may also have a part to play in autism. A system of neurons is known to exist in the human brain which specialize //in the 'walking in another's shoes' function. The 'mirror neurons' are at work, when a person makes a move while watching another person.

Malfunctioning mirror neurons may have a role in autistic children's social isolation, according to the Nature Neuroscience Journal. The least amount of activity was witnessed in the case of certain mirror neurons with the children who suffered the most severe symptoms. In the case of non-autistic children, it was just the opposite according to the study.

Autistic people have difficulty when it comes to relating to others due to problems with mirror neurons. The penchant for imitation, like a baby returning a smile is reportedly due to the activity of the mirror neuron. Remarkable progress has been made with regard to research connected with mirror neurons over the past 10 years. Putting it more simply, the mirror neurons are motor neurons which controls movements, which become active when a person observes somebody else make a physical move. It responds to the intention behind the action rather than the action itself. Brain scans help in tracking their activity in human beings.

It is still unclear whether understanding the mirror neurons will serve to help autistic children. The action of the mirror neurons can be fixed in the case of early diagnosis of autism. There are also chances that the other parts of the brain may be in a position to make up for the inactivity of the mirror neurons. Mirror neurons are being bolstered in the current therapies being given to autistic children.

The research on mirror neurons may also throw light upon the subject as to how languages emerged among human beings. Mirror neurons are also capable of imitating violence. In the case of a heart attack in a human being, about 1.9 million ne urons die in a single minute, and delayed treatment can inflict severe damage upon the brain.
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. A Mirror Miracle!
2. Mirrors An Enigma for Humans
3. Parents Mirror Childs Patient Experience
4. Stroke Destroys Nearly 32, 000 Neurons In Just A Second!
5. Protein provides antioxidant protection to Neurons
6. Decision-Making Enabled By Neurons: Value Assigned To Available Choices.
7. Growth Factors Help Neurons to Reach Their Correct Destination
8. Fewer Neurons in Amygdala of Autistic Males
9. Researchers Find Fewer Neurons in the Amygdala of Males with Autism
10. Fittest Of Newborn Neurons Survive
11. Methamphetamine may Protect Neurons after Stroke Attack
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:8/16/2017)... Linda, Ca (PRWEB) , ... August 16, 2017 , ... ... innovators, engineers, and scientists from around the world, is excited to announce Andrew Ly ... him in his academic pursuits, covering textbook costs. , Ly, who is in ...
(Date:8/16/2017)... ... 16, 2017 , ... With a new PD diagnosis every nine minutes, research ... The grants are awarded through a competitive application process and reviewed by APDA’s Scientific ... and expertise in all areas relevant to PD research. The SAB meets annually ...
(Date:8/16/2017)... ... August 16, 2017 , ... Melbourne’s reign as the world’s most liveable city ... (EIU) annual Liveability Index. , The Index surveys 140 of the world’s cities and ... Melbourne has consistently come in the top three of the index. So what is ...
(Date:8/16/2017)... Fla. (PRWEB) , ... August 16, 2017 , ... ... and management company based in Vero Beach, announced today that two of their ... an organization that represents professionally managed senior living communities in Florida. The awards ...
(Date:8/16/2017)... City, Utah (PRWEB) , ... August 16, 2017 , ... ... on the Inc 5000 list for the fourth consecutive year. With 197% ... 5000 2017 list of the nation’s fastest growing companies. , Previous honors ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/15/2017)... Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO), is now ... residents. Naloxone is available without a ... pharmacy, G-3320 Beecher Road. ... Administration, is intended to block or reverse the effects ... of consciousness. The medication is often carried by first ...
(Date:8/14/2017)... HACKENSACK, N.J. and PETACH TIKVAH, ... Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: BCLI), a leading developer of adult ... for the second quarter ending June 30, 2017. ... advanced stages of preparing for our pivotal Phase 3 ... Chaim Lebovits , President and Chief Executive Officer ...
(Date:8/8/2017)... Second-quarter 2017 revenues of $876 ... from continuing operations Second-quarter ... $110 million Second-quarter 2017 ... Second-quarter 2017 adjusted diluted ... percent to $0.93 Second-quarter ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: