The Impact of Ultrasound on Developing Brain Neurons
Publication Date: January 2007
Publisher(s): National Scientific Council on the Developing Child
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Keywords: Pregnancy; Developmental neurobiology; Neonatal health
Coverage: United States
A study of mice exposed to ultrasound waves showed that the more intense the exposure, the more neurons will be misplaced in the brain and the more likely they are to develop atypical connections.