A Microscopic Study of Language-Related Cortex in Autism

@inproceedings{Prieto2007AMS,
  title={A Microscopic Study of Language-Related Cortex in Autism},
  author={Jorge J. Prieto and Edith L{\'o}pez-Hurtado},
  year={2007}
}
Impaired language function is a principle criterion for the diagnosis of autism. The present study of brain from age-matched autistic and control subjects compared brain regions associated with the production and processing of speech. Wernicke's area (Brodmann 22, speech recognition), Broca's area (Brodmann 44, speech production) andthe gyrus angularis (Brodmann 39, reading) from autistic subjects (7-44 years of age) and control subjects (8-56 years of age) were examined microscopically… CONTINUE READING

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