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Area of the Brain That Processes Empathy Identified

ScienceDaily (Oct. 24, 2012) — An international team led by researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York has for the first time shown that one area of the brain, called the anterior insular cortex, is the activity center … Continue reading

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Adults with Autism Have Unreliable Neural Responses

A new study, published in the journalNeuron, reveals that autistic adults have unreliable neural sensory responses to visual, auditory and somatosensory (touch) stimuli. This poor response appears to be a basic characteristic of autism. Up until now research on what causes … Continue reading

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