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Enlarged brain region found in toddlers with autism: study


Toddlers with autism seem more likely to have a larger area of the brain linked with facial recognition and emotion, a brain scanning study suggests. Using MRI brain scans, researchers found the brain’s amygdala region was on average 13 per cent larger in toddlers with autism compared with children without the disorder…read the full article

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posted by earthwalker on May 6, 2009 | tags: ,

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