Early brain growth may influence preemies' intelligence

10/12/2011 | HealthDay News

A U.K. study in Neurology of 82 babies born before 30 weeks gestation revealed that increased growth of their cerebral cortex in the first weeks and months after birth was tied to improved mental performance later in childhood. However, the motor skills of children were not tied to the growth rate of the cerebral cortex, and the overall size of the brain was not linked to their general cognitive ability, study author David Edwards said.

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