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Understanding emotions from standardized facial expressions in autism and normal development
  • F. Castelli
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Autism : the international journal of research…
  • 1 October 2005
The study investigated the recognition of standardized facial expressions of emotion (anger, fear, disgust, happiness, sadness, surprise) at a perceptual level (experiment 1) and at a semantic levelExpand
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Primary somatosensory cortex discriminates affective significance in social touch
Another person’s caress is one of the most powerful of all emotional social signals. How much the primary somatosensory cortices (SIs) participate in processing the pleasantness of such social touchExpand
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Discrete and analogue quantity processing in the parietal lobe: a functional MRI study.
The human intraparietal sulcus (IPS) is implicated in processing symbolic number information and possibly in nonsymbolic number information. Specific IPS activity for discrete quantitiesExpand
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Amygdala Damage Impairs Eye Contact During Conversations with Real People
The role of the human amygdala in real social interactions remains essentially unknown, although studies in nonhuman primates and studies using photographs and video in humans have shown it to beExpand
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The Valley Task: Understanding Intention from Goal-Directed Motion in Typical Development and Autism.
A novel paradigm investigates the ability to understand an agent's intended goal in children with autism (N = 25), typically developing children (N = 46), and adults (N = 16 + 12) by watching aExpand
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Steroid-responsive severe encephalopathy in SARS-CoV-2 infection
SARS-CoV-2 infection has the potential for targeting central nervous system and several neurological symptoms have been described in patients with severe respiratory distress. Here we described theExpand
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Tocilizumab for patients with COVID-19 pneumonia. The TOCIVID-19 phase 2 trial
Background: Tocilizumab blocks pro-inflammatory activity of interleukin-6 (IL-6) which might be important in the pathogenesis of interstitial pneumonia. Objective: to evaluate efficacy of tocilizumabExpand
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The clinical spectrum of encephalitis in COVID-19 disease: the ENCOVID multicentre study
Background: Several preclinical and clinical investigations have argued for nervous system involvement in SARS-CoV-2 infection. Some sparse case reports have described various forms of encephalitisExpand
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HIV/HTLV Co-infection: Frequency and Epidemiological Characteristics among Patients Admitted to an Italian Hospital
Abstract.Background: Human T-cell leukemia/lymphoma viruses (HTLV) and HIV share identical modes of transmission and co-infections may be detected in populations that are highly exposed to commonExpand
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