Neuroscience of Asynchronous Development in Bright Minds

“If you are always trying to be normal you may never know how amazing you can be.” — Maya Angelou


There is a great body of evidence in neuroscience indicating that our individuality originates within our unique brains.
Recent studies illuminate that each of our brains is as distinctive as a fingerprint. With advances in brain mapping and imaging software, we know no two brains are identical — which makes sense. We each have our own genetic makeup, process information from our environment through our five senses, express unique ways of emotional processing, and are composed of our specific autobiographical memories. As a neuroscientist, I believe we are barely scratching the surface in our understanding of the human brain, ...


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About Nicole Tetreault

Dr. Nicole A. Tetreault is a neuroscientist, researcher, author, meditation teacher, speaker, and founder of Awesome Neuroscience, who specializes in neurodevelopment and neurodegenerative disorders. She received her Ph.D. from California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Neuroscience. Dr. Tetreault has authored many peer-reviewed scientific papers on the topics of gifted experience, neuroinflammation in autism, brain evolution, neuroanatomy, brain development, behavior, and cell function. Most recently, she has focused her efforts on studying the neurodiverse experience, which encompasses the brain and body connection, by investigating the latest neuroscience, psychology, and physiology research. Her book, Insight into a Bright Mind, explores groundbreaking research examining neurodiversity and will be released in the coming year.