No difference in brain anatomy on MRI in autism

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No difference in brain anatomy on MRI in autism

Postby BTDT » Fri Nov 07, 2014 10:07 am

Brain anatomy differences between autistic, typically developing individuals are indistinguishable
Date: November 4, 2014
Source: American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Summary:
'Our findings offer definitive answers regarding several scientific controversies about brain anatomy, which have occupied autism research for the past 10 to 15 years,' says one expert. 'Previous hypotheses suggesting that autism is associated with larger intra-cranial gray matter, white matter and amygdala volumes, or smaller cerebellar, corpus callosum and hippocampus volumes were mostly refuted by this new study.'


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