"Hyperconnectivity" Seen in Brains of Children With Autism, Stanford University Study
6/27/2013 7:29:53 AM
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Children with autism may have higher-than-normal connectivity between certain areas of the brain, suggests a small study that hints brain imaging might some day be used to diagnose the developmental disorder. The findings come from MRI brain scans of 20 children with autism spectrum disorders and 20 children without autism. Researchers found that those with an autism spectrum disorder showed "hyperconnectivity" along five major brain networks.
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