Using the Brain to Diagnose Autism

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Marcel Just, a psychology professor and the director of the Center for Cognitive Brain Imaging at Carnegie Mellon University, along with his research team have published new research that would allow us to accurately diagnose autism with 97% certainty. As … Continue reading

Brain Sync in Children with Autism

A recent study led by Dr. Ilan Dinstein of the Weismann Institute of Science in Israel sheds some new understanding on the biology of the condition of autism. The study, conducted on a group of 72 normally sleeping children between the ages of 1 and 3-1/2 years, shows that the two areas of the brain commonly associated with language and communication were found to be out of sync in children with autism.(jpost.com) Continue reading