The Brain and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Episode 12 takes a quick look at studies from APS journals that have been in the news. The Accidental Mind: (Begins at 04:17) How is your brain like an ice cream cone? David Linden, author of “The Accidental Mind” explains. Dr. Linden is the editor of the Journal of Neurophysiology
. We also look at fetal alcohol syndrome. (Begins at 17:04) Research in sheep shows promise for understanding how maternal drinking causes cerebellar damage to the developing fetus. Timothy Cudd and Jay Ramadoss explain their study.