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Spotted: Missing cerebellum; app approach

by  /  20 March 2015

March 16th

Missing cerebellum

Mounting evidence suggests that the cerebellum, a brain region known for its role in motor coordination, plays an important role in autism. Now researchers are finding clues about the function of this lumpy lobe in people who lack it, according to an article by NPR published 16 March. For example, 33-year-old Jonathan Keleher, who was born without a cerebellum, struggles with abstract thinking.


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