When a child with neurodifferences is learning something new or stressful, if mindset is perceived with anger (SFD), we can observe lessened neuroplasticity of the midbrain (right lobe) and constant speed shifting (accelerated or and varied) of the prefrontal cortex, frontal lobe along with midbrain (left lobe) and emotional disorders with long-term memory problems. Likewise,Continue reading “Neurodifference & Anger/Shame”
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Perception & Neurodiversity
In mice, a specific type of brain cell called a PV neuron improves the ability to distinguish a target sound from background noise (i.e., the cocktail party problem) (Kamal Sen, Boston University). The feeling of ownership over one’s body while experiencing an event strengthens the memory representation of that event in the hippocampus, a brainContinue reading “Perception & Neurodiversity”
Dopamine and Executive Functioning
ADHD: http://rite.link/XfY5 #Note: COMT-22 Catechol-O-methyltransferase catalyzes #TheTransfer of a methyl #group from S-adenosylmethionine to catecholamines, including the neurotransmitters’ dopamine, epinephrine, and norepinephrine. Furthermore, Catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT-22), an enzyme #ThatIs involved in #TheDegradation of catecholamine neurotransmitters (e.g., dopamine, epinephrine, and norepinephrine), can affect #ExecutiveFunctions involved in #CognitiveFlexibility, #ImpulseControl, #AbstractThought, and the ability to follow instructions (1, 2,Continue reading “Dopamine and Executive Functioning”