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Massachusetts General Hospital Autism Researchers Surprised by Impaired Brain Connections  
1/17/2013 7:25:32 AM

Local coordination of brain activity is impaired in people with autism, according to a new study. It's been known for a number of years that functional connectivity between separate areas of the brain is reduced in people with autism, but it was believed that so-called local functional connectivity was actually higher in people with the neurodevelopmental disorder.
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