Author: LAURA DATTARO

Visual, sensory brain regions in autistic children may have weak links

Areas of the brain involved in processing vision are more weakly connected to those that process sensory information in autistic children than in controls, according to a new study1. In some autistic children, this underconnectivity tracks with fewer impairments in social behaviors. The team focused on connections between the visual cortex and the salience network, which identifies the most...