CARTA: Human Origins: Lessons from Autism Spectrum Disorders - Karen Pierce: The Early Identification of Autism: Examinations of Brain and Behavior

1/18/2013; 19 minutes

This lecture demonstrates how early screening at the 1st birthday can positively impact the search for biomarkers and lead to new discoveries regarding the study and treatment of autism. Karen Pierce (UC San Diego) emphasizes patterns of eye gaze as a potent early marker of autism and considers how fMRI can be used to examine neural functional organization in response to language in ASD toddlers. (#24821)

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