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June

  • brain images show reduced cortical surface area and increased cortical thickness in Down Syndrome

    Thick Cortex Could Be Key in Down Syndrome

    June 19, 2015

    The thickness of the brain’s cerebral cortex could be a key to unlocking answers about intellectual development in youth with Down Syndrome, according to a new study led by a Drexel psychologist.

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  • wasp colony

    Do Insect Societies Share Brain Power?

    June 17, 2015

    A new Drexel study suggests that social behavior evolved very differently in the brains of social insects than in vertebrate animals such as mammals, birds and fish.

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  • swarm of army ants

    Underground Ants Can't Take the Heat

    June 15, 2015

    A new Drexel study shows underground species of army ants are much less tolerant of high temperatures than their aboveground relatives—and that could mean  climate change models lack a key element of how animal physiology could affect responses to changing environments.

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