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Understanding emotions in others: mirror neuron dysfunction in children with autism spectrum disorders
To examine mirror neuron abnormalities in autism, high-functioning children with autism and matched controls underwent fMRI while imitating and observing emotional expressions. Although both groupsExpand
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The mirror neuron system and the consequences of its dysfunction
The discovery of premotor and parietal cells known as mirror neurons in the macaque brain that fire not only when the animal is in action, but also when it observes others carrying out the sameExpand
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The Autism Brain Imaging Data Exchange: Towards Large-Scale Evaluation of the Intrinsic Brain Architecture in Autism
Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) represent a formidable challenge for psychiatry and neuroscience because of their high prevalence, lifelong nature, complexity and substantial heterogeneity. FacingExpand
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Neural correlates of social exclusion during adolescence: understanding the distress of peer rejection.
Developmental research has demonstrated the harmful effects of peer rejection during adolescence; however, the neural mechanisms responsible for this salience remain unexplored. In this study, 23Expand
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Form and Content Dissociating Syntax and Semantics in Sentence Comprehension
The distinction between syntax (sentence form) and semantics (sentence meaning) is fundamental to our thinking about language. Whether and where this distinction is represented at the neural level isExpand
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Altered functional and structural brain network organization in autism☆
Structural and functional underconnectivity have been reported for multiple brain regions, functional systems, and white matter tracts in individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). AlthoughExpand
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Reward processing in autism
The social motivation hypothesis of autism posits that infants with autism do not experience social stimuli as rewarding, thereby leading to a cascade of potentially negative consequences for laterExpand
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Neural correlates of direct and reflected self-appraisals in adolescents and adults: when social perspective-taking informs self-perception.
Classic theories of self-development suggest people define themselves in part through internalized perceptions of other people's beliefs about them, known as reflected self-appraisals. This studyExpand
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Neural correlates of facial affect processing in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder.
OBJECTIVE To examine the neural basis of impairments in interpreting facial emotions in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). METHOD Twelve children and adolescents withExpand
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Neural basis of irony comprehension in children with autism: the role of prosody and context.
While individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are typically impaired in interpreting the communicative intent of others, little is known about the neural bases of higher-level pragmaticExpand
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