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Autism Spectrum

Using EEGs to diagnose autism spectrum disorders in infants

By |2016-10-05T06:45:49+00:00February 23rd, 2011|Categories: Autism, Research|Tags: , , , , , , |

ScienceDaily (2011-02-22) -- A computational physicist and a cognitive neuroscientist have come up with the beginnings of a noninvasive test to evaluate an infant's autism risk. It combines the standard electroencephalogram (EEG), which records electrical activity in the brain, with machine-learning algorithms. In a pilot study, their system had 80 percent accuracy in distinguishing between 9-month-old [...]

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Visual skills required for independence are impaired in children with autism, research finds

By |2018-10-01T14:34:10+00:00December 31st, 2010|Categories: Autism|Tags: , , , , , |

ScienceDaily (2010-12-30) -- The ability to find shoes in the bedroom, apples in a supermarket, or a favorite animal at the zoo is impaired among children with autism, according to new research from the UK. They are unable to search effectively for objects in real-life situations -- a skill that is essential for achieving independence in [...]

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