During the week of intrauterine development of the child's body has not completely and fully ready to go into the light. Scientists from king's College London proved that the connection between the most important centres of the brain in preterm infants imperfect. This increases the risk of autism and other mental disorders, says Zee News.
Special attention scholars have paid to the formation of connections between thalamus and cortex. The term infants brain is functionally similar to the adult brain, whereas premature children have impaired communication between the vital centers.
The deficit ties, scientists believe, does not in itself constitute a great danger to the health of the child. With proper care and treatment of most disabilities can be avoided. The main thing is to closely monitor the health of the baby and care for him.