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
'"/>




Page: 1 2

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:
TAG: Mirror Neurons Connected Autism

(Date:12/17/2014)... -- Expectant parents should leave prenatal picture-taking to medical ... Use of ultrasound imaging and heartbeat monitors to get ... agency warns. "Although there is a lack ... and heartbeat monitors, prudent use of these devices by ... FDA biomedical engineer, said in an agency news release. ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Dec. 16, ... America, and work commitment is a big reason why, new ... said Dr. Mathias Basner, an assistant professor of sleep and ... of Medicine. A time-use survey of nearly 125,000 Americans, ... main activity exchanged for sleep. Short sleepers -- those who ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... 15, 2014 South Florida’s leading urgent care ... can be a daze of hassle, hustle, and bustle that ... decking halls, to burns when making special meals and heartburn ... can happen at any time. To prevent this season of ... made a list of helpful and healthful holiday tips to ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... News) -- Expert pilots process visual information more efficiently ... better decisions during landings, a new study shows. ... pilots to master, and 36 percent of all airplane ... final approach and landing. Researchers monitored the brain ... pilots while they were at the controls of a ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... 15, 2014 At the leading, long-established ... AutismOne and Focus Autism will welcome ... research on the effects of toxins to children’s health, ... information. , Luminaries such as Dr. Lucija Tomljenovic ... with esteemed, credentialed colleagues of the United States to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:FDA Warns Against Fetal 'Keepsake' Videos 2Health News:Work Steals Valuable Sleep Time, Study Finds 2Health News:Work Steals Valuable Sleep Time, Study Finds 3Health News:MD Now Urgent Care Presents Healthy Holiday Tips 2Health News:MD Now Urgent Care Presents Healthy Holiday Tips 3Health News:Study Shows Why Expert Pilots Are Experts 2Health News:AutismOne and Focus Autism Collaborate on Scientific Conference; International Group of Researchers to Present in Chicago, May 2015 2Health News:AutismOne and Focus Autism Collaborate on Scientific Conference; International Group of Researchers to Present in Chicago, May 2015 3
... of bird flu had been discovered in a Farm in ... cull thousands more, South Korea’s Farm// Ministry officials said on ... Kim Chang-sub, a top official at the Ministry’s Quarantine department ... avian influenza.' Kim also added that the final results of ...
... a new vaccine that promises protection against a wide range ... using a cell-based technology in 11 weeks time.The vaccine is ... H5N1 virus. ,It is still in the early phase of ... been detected in many countries. It has caused maximum damage ...
... Group (World Against Toys Causing Harm), for the 34th time, ... title 'Most Dangerous Toys of 2006' to watch out for. ... James Swartz, an attorney and director of Boston-based WATCH, which ... toy shelves are potentially stocked with dangerous toys which may ...
... in childhood could face an increased risk of developing ... ,The traditional view has been that psychosis such ... most psychiatrists have believed that social factors cannot have ... new study by the Institute of Psychiatry here examined ...
... McKeith has been reprimanded by the Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory ... a license. The authority said there was a lack of ... the star of Channel 4’s You Are What You Eat, ... Formula Wild Pink for women and Fast Formula Horny for ...
... incident 2 years ago, four persons had to be hospitalized ... with an cosmetic product that was unlicensed. The injection contained ... the lethal dose for humans, reported by The Journal of ... toxin, botox, is used to smoothen out facial wrinkles by ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:WATCH's 2006 List Of Ten Potentially - Dangerous Toys 2
(Date:12/15/2014)... , Dec. 15, 2014 As medical device ... Product Labeling) markup language standard, content teams have a ... skills to work with the standard. Starting January 2015, ... three webinars on the benefits and the critical aspects ... will be facilitated by Howard Shatz , DCL,s ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... , Dec. 15, 2014   DaVita ... one of the nation,s largest and most innovative ... its business units, DaVita Clinical Research  (DCR) and  ... to further expand its extensive clinical research and ... kidney disease (CKD) and end-stage renal disease (ESRD), ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... BOSTON , December 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... drug discovery and development company, is pleased to announce ... the United States relating to its GPCR-focused ... the US significantly strengthens the global patent estate covering ... The suite of patents recently granted by ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Data Conversion Laboratory Helping Life Sciences Content Producers Understand the Impact and Benefits of Structured Product Labeling 2Data Conversion Laboratory Helping Life Sciences Content Producers Understand the Impact and Benefits of Structured Product Labeling 3DaVita Clinical Research and HealthCare Partners Clinical Research to Merge and Expand Clinical Trials and Data Analytics Capabilities 2DaVita Clinical Research and HealthCare Partners Clinical Research to Merge and Expand Clinical Trials and Data Analytics Capabilities 3DaVita Clinical Research and HealthCare Partners Clinical Research to Merge and Expand Clinical Trials and Data Analytics Capabilities 4Heptares Extends Global Patent Protection for GPCR-Focused Drug Discovery Platform With Grant of Core Patents in the United States 2
... 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 50GLBIN142353  Global Information ... Healthcare conferences scheduled for Boston, MA in the summer of ... July 25-27, 2012 : Mobile health ... from the way consumers engage in healthy behaviors to the ...
... March 20, 2012  Novation, the leading health care ... most recent Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Report .  ... and is intended to help VHA, UHC and ... technologies. The Novation cardiology team compiled ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Annual Biotech and Healthcare Conferences Being Held in Boston MA, Summer 2012 2Annual Biotech and Healthcare Conferences Being Held in Boston MA, Summer 2012 3Novation Releases Its Latest Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Report to Help Members Understand and Prepare for New Technologies 2
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: