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Increased Glutamate Concentration in the Auditory Cortex of Persons With Autism and First-Degree Relatives: A 1H-MRS Study
Mark S. Brown, Debra Singel, Susan Hepburn, and Donald C. Rojas
We investigated the brain chemistry of the primary region of the brain involved in auditory processing in adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Because of the highly heritable nature...
Neonatal Brainstem Function and 4-Month Arousal-Modulated Attention Are Jointly Associated With Autism
Ira L. Cohen, Judith M. Gardner, Bernard Z. Karmel, Ha T.T. Phan, Phyllis Kittler, Tina Rovito Gomez, Maripaz G. Gonzalez, Elizabeth M. Lennon, Santosh Parab, and Anthony Barone
A stronger prefernce for high rates of stimulation when tested after feeding at 4 months of age has been reported in neonatal intensive care unit graudates who later were diagnosed with austism relative to those who were not. This visual preference...
Object-Directed Imitation in Children With High-Functioning Autism: Testing the Social Motivation Hypothesis
Mark Nielsen, Virginia Slaughter, and Cheryl Dissanayake
Past studies have found that children with autism have difficulties copying actions others do with their hands and bodies, but not actions directed at objects. One explanation is...