Brain Abnormalities Associated With Social Orienting Ability Found In Toddlers With Autism, According To Imaging Study

Toddlers with autism appear more likely to have an enlarged amygdala, a brain area associated with numerous functions, including the processing of faces and emotion, according to a new article. In addition, this brain abnormality appears to be associated with the ability to share attention with others, a fundamental ability thought to predict later social and language function in children with autism.

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Brain Abnormalities Associated With Social Orienting Ability Found In Toddlers With Autism, According To Imaging Study

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