Tag: MRI

March 2017
News

Excess brain fluid may forecast autism in babies

by  /  6 March 2017

Some infants who are later diagnosed with autism have too much fluid between the brain and skull.

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New atlases chart early brain growth in monkeys

by  /  3 March 2017

A collection of brain scans from monkeys aged 2 weeks to 12 months reveals how their brain structures and nerve tracts develop over time.

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February 2017
News

Brains of women with autism may sport male features

by  /  23 February 2017

The brains of some women with autism more closely resemble those of typical men than those of typical women.

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News

Rapid brain growth in infancy may signal autism

by  /  15 February 2017

The faster the brains of children with autism grow in their first year of life, the more severe their autism features are likely to be at age 2.

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January 2017
Opinion / Q&A

Questions for Pua, Seal: What’s wrong with brain imaging work?

by  /  17 January 2017

Despite the completion of hundreds of imaging studies in people with autism, researchers have yet to find features that distinguish people with the condition.

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November 2016
News

Autism treatments may normalize brain volume in adult mice

by  /  17 November 2016

The effects of autism mutations on brain volume might be reversible, even in a mature brain.

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News

Study tracks connectivity in autism mice as they grow up

by  /  13 November 2016

Two mouse models of autism have distinct patterns of brain connectivity that emerge at different times.

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In autism, brain’s emotion hub begins with too many cells

by  /  13 November 2016

The amygdala, a brain region that governs emotions, may be enlarged and overly connected in children with autism, but it shrinks as the children grow up.

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Brains of people with autism may be enlarged throughout life

by  /  13 November 2016

The brain enlargement commonly seen in toddlers with autism may persist into adolescence and adulthood.

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Autism mice have unusually symmetrical brains

by  /  12 November 2016

Mice that carry mutations linked to autism are less likely than controls to show size differences between right and left brain regions.

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