Presence/absence of language delay alters brain anatomy

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Presence/absence of language delay alters brain anatomy

Postby BTDT » Wed Sep 24, 2014 9:10 am

Presence or absence of early language delay alters anatomy of the brain in autism
Date: September 23, 2014
Source: University of Cambridge

Summary:
Individual differences in early language development, and in later language functioning, are associated with changes in the anatomy of the brain in autism. A new study has found that a common characteristic of autism -- language delay in early childhood -- leaves a 'signature' in the brain.


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