Jaclyn Sky Patterson

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Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder that manifests as a heterogeneous set of social, cognitive, motor, and perceptual symptoms. This system-wide pervasiveness suggests that, rather than narrowly impacting individual systems such as affection or vision, autism may broadly alter neural computation. Here, we propose that alterations in nonlinear, canonical(More)
Perception and action reflect the interplay of immediate sensory information and knowledge derived from past experience (“priors”). Together, sensory information and priors enable us to form predictions about our environment (e.g., guessing what a friend will say next) and select appropriate behavioral actions (e.g., a response that keeps the conversation(More)
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