Exercise has been shown to reduce the risk of developing Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer's disease as well as to improve cognition in healthy and cognitively impaired individuals.
Microglia are the predominant immune cells of the central nervous system (CNS) that exert key physiological roles required for maintaining CNS homeostasis, notably in response to chronic stress, as we
Although the brain accounts for only 2% of the total body mass, it consumes the most energy.

Multimodal Behavior Analysis in the Wild, Advances and Challenges, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2019, Pages 79-102

This chapter addresses SDGs 3 and 9 by examining the technologies devised in Glassense—Wearable technologies for sensory supplementation. This regional project aimed to develop a proof of concept prototype of a sensorized pair of glasses to assist users with limited technology skills and multiple disabilities.

Reference Module in Food Science, Encyclopedia of Food Security and Sustainability, Volume 1, 2019, Pages 128-134

This chapter supports SDGs 2, 3 and 16 by providing an overview of food operations in wars and conflicts, which are likely to continue as the primary cause of humanitarian need worldwide.
This chapter addresses SDGs 3 and 10 by providing content on a variety of topics pertaining to intellectual and developmental disabilities through the most recent research on the causes, effects, classification systems and syndromes of developmental disabilities.
This content addresses SDGs 3 and 10 by identifying practices that promote integrated and competitive employment for people with IDD, examining the current state of employment for people with IDD, reviewing the level of evidence of studies that have examined the effectiveness of interventions targeting employment for adults with IDD, showing the connection between post secondary education (PSE) and employment and reviewing the research on PSE and outcomes for individuals with IDD.
Elsevier, Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, Volume 34, October 2018
The relationships between the natural environment and poverty have been a central theme in the sustainability and development literatures.
Towns and cities worldwide emit significant pollution and are also increasingly affected by pollution's health and climate impacts.
Recent progress in the genomics of non-syndromic autism spectrum disorder (nsASD) highlights rare, large-effect, germline, heterozygous de novo coding mutations.