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Shape variability of the central sulcus in the developing brain: a longitudinal descriptive and predictive study in preterm infants [article]

Héloïse de Vareilles, Denis Rivière, Zhongyi Sun, Clara Fischer, François Leroy, Sara Neumane, Nusa Stopar, Rian Eijsermans, Marin Ballu, Maria Luisa Tataranno, Manon Benders, Jean-François Mangin (+1 others)
2021 bioRxiv   pre-print
This led us to propose a description of ten shape features capturing the variability in the central sulcus of preterm infants.  ...  In this study, we aimed to investigate the shape variability of the developing central sulcus, which is the frontier between the primary somatosensory and motor cortices.  ...  Discussion This study 1) longitudinally described the shape characteristics and variability of the central sulcus in extremely preterm infants at 30 and 40w PMA; 2) brought to light hemispheric asymmetries  ... 
doi:10.1101/2021.12.15.472770 fatcat:7wl3h474enby5cmag2uz4o4fsm

The Infancy of the Human Brain

G. Dehaene-Lambertz, E.S. Spelke
2015 Neuron  
The human infant brain is the only known machine able to master a natural language and develop explicit, symbolic, and communicable systems of knowledge that deliver rich representations of the external  ...  Studies of the strengths and limitations of early learning, and of brain dynamics in relation to regional maturational stages, promise to yield a better understanding of the sources of human cognitive  ...  Preterm Brain Organization Oxyhemoglobin responses to a change of phoneme and a change of voice in 30-wGA preterm neonates, measured with NIRS (29-wGA-old preterms, dotted lines; 32-wGA-olds, solid lines  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2015.09.026 pmid:26447575 fatcat:pqf674mitbcjve7sgowwvcurr4

Synchronous caregiving from birth to adulthood tunes humans' social brain

Adi Ulmer Yaniv, Roy Salomon, Shani Waidergoren, Ortal Shimon-Raz, Amir Djalovski, Ruth Feldman
2021 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  
Findings demonstrate the centrality of synchronous caregiving, by which infants practice the detection and sharing of others' affective states, for tuning the human social brain, particularly in regions  ...  The experience of synchrony, in turn, predicted the brain's sensitivity to emotion-specific empathy in the amygdala and insula, core structures of the social brain.  ...  The initial study was supported by the Irving B. Harris Foundation and the Israel Science Foundation.  ... 
doi:10.1073/pnas.2012900118 pmid:33785591 pmcid:PMC8040627 fatcat:5xn2cgvn65hqzhkx3pvtjdalru

Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of Transient Fetal Compartments during Prenatal Human Brain Development

Lana Vasung, Claude Lepage, Milan Radoš, Mihovil Pletikos, Jennifer S. Goldman, Jonas Richiardi, Marina Raguž, Elda Fischi-Gómez, Sherif Karama, Petra S. Huppi, Alan C. Evans, Ivica Kostovic
2016 Frontiers in Neuroanatomy  
Prenatal Human Brain Development relationships during brain development, will enable correlation between in vitro/in vivo imaging and fine structural histological studies, and will serve as a reference  ...  for study of perinatal brain injuries.  ...  MATERIALS AND METHODS Materials Forty-four postmortem brains of human fetuses and prematurely born infants were included in the current study.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnana.2016.00011 pmid:26941612 pmcid:PMC4764715 fatcat:bawthtpx7zgixdhwm25gaf6qsi

Normal Development of Brain Circuits

Gregory Z Tau, Bradley S Peterson
2009 Neuropsychopharmacology  
To contextualize the developmental origins of a wide array of neuropsychiatric illnesses, this review describes the development and maturation of neural circuits from the first synapse through critical  ...  In the cerebral cortex, functional domains such as visual processing, attention, memory, and cognitive control rely on the development of distinct yet interconnected sets of anatomically distributed cortical  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work was funded in part by NIMH grants MH-K0274677 and T32 MH16434-27.  ... 
doi:10.1038/npp.2009.115 pmid:19794405 pmcid:PMC3055433 fatcat:2esjob3vbbeahp2rhz23uxrzne

MRI Techniques and New Animal Models for Imaging the Brain [chapter]

Elodie Chaillou, Yves Tillet, Frdric Andersso
2012 When Things Go Wrong - Diseases and Disorders of the Human Brain  
It enables repeated measures to be carried out and also the longitudinal study of phenomena such as development, ageing, and the influence of environmental factors and physiopathology.  ...  longitudinal in vivo studies.  ...  of disease but also the prediction of a huge increase in the number of people becoming afflicted.  ... 
doi:10.5772/35834 fatcat:hqdqiirinvbaraxafxbazxg2gu

The dynamics of cortical folding waves and prematurity-related deviations revealed by spatial and spectral analysis of gyrification

Jessica Dubois, Julien Lefèvre, Hugo Angleys, François Leroy, Clara Fischer, Jessica Lebenberg, Ghislaine Dehaene-Lambertz, Cristina Borradori-Tolsa, François Lazeyras, Lucie Hertz-Pannier, Jean-François Mangin, Petra S. Hüppi (+1 others)
2018 NeuroImage  
Adibpour for precious help in scanning the infants and checking the image quality.  ...  Gui) for precious help in scanning the newborns and preparing the data. They also thank the UNIACT clinical team of NeuroSpin and P.  ...  Our study supports the relevance of frequency-based descriptions of the folding sequence throughout development.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.03.005 pmid:29522888 fatcat:zjeussno7zatvg7q4ewxhcrlja

Early Visual Attention in Preterm and Fullterm Infants in Relation to Cognitive and Motor Outcomes at School Age: An Exploratory Study

Marrit M. Hitzert, Koenraad N. J. A. Van Braeckel, Arend F. Bos, Sabine Hunnius, Reint H. Geuze
2014 Frontiers in Pediatrics  
Conclusion:This exploratory study yielded no indications of a clear advantage or disadvantage of the extra visual exposure in healthy preterm infants.  ...  The longitudinal data were converted into single continuous variables by fitting the data with an S-shaped curve (frequencies of looks) or an inverse model (latencies of looks).  ...  MATERIALS AND METHODS PARTICIPANTS Our study population consisted of fullterm and preterm infants who had formerly been included in a longitudinal study on the development of visual attention (25) .  ... 
doi:10.3389/fped.2014.00106 pmid:25340045 pmcid:PMC4186265 fatcat:h7j37uncyjehddqbvgvweqx5fy

A lateral-to-mesial organization of human ventral visual cortex at birth

P. Barttfeld, S. Abboud, H. Lagercrantz, U. Adén, N. Padilla, A. D. Edwards, L. Cohen, M. Sigman, S. Dehaene, G. Dehaene-Lambertz
2018 Brain Structure and Function  
A mesial-to-lateral organization was observed, with the signal of the more lateral regions, including the sites of visual word and number form areas, exhibiting higher correlations with voxels of the prefrontal  ...  Finally, we observed hemispheric asymmetries in the functional correlation of key areas of the language network that may influence later adult hemispheric lateralization.  ...  that ROI1 was most strongly correlated with the lower part of the central sulcus and Heschl's gyrus bilaterally.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00429-018-1676-3 pmid:29752588 fatcat:efze6ocnkjcexdxcc565twjeuq

Premature Birth and Developmental Programming: Mechanisms of Resilience and Vulnerability

Femke Lammertink, Christiaan H. Vinkers, Maria L. Tataranno, Manon J. N. L. Benders
2021 Frontiers in Psychiatry  
The third trimester of pregnancy represents a sensitive phase for infant brain plasticity when a series of fast-developing cellular events (synaptogenesis, neuronal migration, and myelination) regulates  ...  Preterm infants are born with an immature brain and are, while admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit, precociously exposed to stressful procedures.  ...  AUTHOR CONTRIBUTIONS FL drafted the paper. CV, MT, and MB provided critical revisions. All authors approved the final version of the paper prior to submission.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2020.531571 pmid:33488409 pmcid:PMC7820177 fatcat:kjxmamyekvgyfgkimahaydp6qe

Functional Plasticity in Childhood Brain Disorders: When, What, How, and Whom to Assess

Maureen Dennis, Brenda J. Spiegler, Nevena Simic, Katia J. Sinopoli, Amy Wilkinson, Keith Owen Yeates, H. Gerry Taylor, Erin D. Bigler, Jack M. Fletcher
2014 Neuropsychology Review  
Whether a child develops typically or with brain injury, his or her neural and behavioral outcome is constructed through transactions between plastic and homeostatic processes and the environment.  ...  At every point in the lifespan, the brain balances malleable processes representing neural plasticity that promote change with homeostatic processes that promote stability.  ...  Acknowledgments Supported in part by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Grants P01 HD35946 & P01 HD35946-06,"Spina Bifida: Cognitive and Neurobiological Variability" and byNational  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11065-014-9261-x pmid:24821533 pmcid:PMC4231018 fatcat:fvenspqh2barllpk2vghdisgqy

Three-dimensional ultrasound imaging of fetal brain fissures in the growth restricted fetus

Sofie C. Husen, Irene V. Koning, Attie T. J. I. Go, Anne W. van Graafeiland, Sten P. Willemsen, Irene A. L. Groenenberg, Régine P. M. Steegers-Theunissen, Jessica Dubois
2019 PLoS ONE  
To examine differences in growth trajectories of fetal brain fissures in the growth restricted fetus (FGR) compared to controls.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank all participating parents, the Predict study team and the outpatient clinic of Obstetrics and Prenatal Medicine at the Erasmus MC in Rotterdam, The Netherlands for  ...  This study was funded by the Sophia Children's Hospital fund (SSWO grant number 644) and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, the Netherlands  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0217538 pmid:31120993 pmcid:PMC6532926 fatcat:lxby24k7gzhglmzljxdnmd7lze

Preterm birth affects the developmental synergy between cortical folding and cortical connectivity observed on multimodal MRI

Andrew Melbourne, Giles S. Kendall, M. Jorge Cardoso, Roxanna Gunny, Nicola J. Robertson, Neil Marlow, Sebastien Ourselin
2014 NeuroImage  
Accurate measurement of the shape and appearance of the very preterm brain at term-equivalent age may guide the development of predictive biomarkers of neurological outcome.  ...  The survival rates of infants born prematurely have improved as a result of advances in neonatal care, although there remains an increased risk of subsequent disability.  ...  In addition, we constrained the tractography with termination masks for each corticospinal tract (CST) on the superior longitudinal fasciculi anterior and posterior of the central sulcus.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.11.048 pmid:24315841 fatcat:hnw56feew5dflegsgk4qjhvhym

Fetal functional imaging portrays heterogeneous development of emerging human brain networks

András Jakab, Ernst Schwartz, Gregor Kasprian, Gerlinde M. Gruber, Daniela Prayer, Veronika Schöpf, Georg Langs
2014 Frontiers in Human Neuroscience  
This in vivo study reflects the fact that the mid-fetal period hosts events that cause the architecture of the brain circuitry to mature, which presumably manifests in increasing strength of intraand interhemispheric  ...  The functional connectivity architecture of the adult human brain enables complex cognitive processes, and exhibits a remarkably complex structure shared across individuals.  ...  Spontaneous brain activity in preterm neonates remains questionable as a model for normal, in utero development (Damaraju et al., 2010) ; a more faithful description about the electrophysiological maturation  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnhum.2014.00852 pmid:25374531 pmcid:PMC4205819 fatcat:7kn3wgtzgffn3k5evrpjbbemdu

Left planum temporale growth predicts language development in newborns with congenital heart disease [article]

Andras Jakab, Eliane Meuwly, Maria Feldmann, Michael von Rhein, Raimund Kottke, Ruth Tuura, Beatrice Latal, Walter Knirsch
2018 bioRxiv   pre-print
In CHD patients, the perioperative period results in a critical variability of brain growth rate in this region, which is a reliable neural correlate of language development at one year of age.  ...  It remains unclear whether the varying degree of cognitive developmental delay is reflected in variability in brain growth patterns.  ...  Acknowledgements A.J. was supported by the OPO Foundation, the FZK Foundation, the Stiftung für wissenschaftliche Forschung an der UZH and the EMDO Foundation, R.T. was supported by the EMDO Foundation  ... 
doi:10.1101/439711 fatcat:kepeg4pilzhnjjcbmkvoutqfvy
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