Loss of Shank gene prevents neuronal synapses from properly maturing.
Study: Kids have “and/or” problem despite sophisticated reasoning
Neuroscience is something that really wasn’t on my radar as a child. My dad is a mechanical engineer who encouraged me in my love of math - I thought I was going to be an astrophysicist.
My interest in cognitive science first manifested itself as a passion for learning foreign languages, in my case French and American Sign Language.