New molecular mechanism for the regulation of plastic phases in brain development discovered.

Scientists from Göttingen University discovered a new mechanism to control time windows of high adaptability in the brain: a signaling scaffold of the postsynapse governs the duration of critical periods in early brain development. Published in the renowned American journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA (PNAS). (Mehr in: Pressemitteilungen – idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)