Study assesses the impact of tic suppression on brain functional connectivity in Tourette syndrome

By | July 7, 2021
Tourette syndrome, a neurodevelopmental disorder, causes motor and phonic “tics” or uncontrollable repeated behaviors and vocalizations. People affected by Tourette syndrome can often suppress these tics for some time before the urges become overwhelming, and researchers have long wondered at the neural underpinnings of the suppression effort.