Atypical Effective Connectivity of Social Brain Networks in Individuals with Autism

@article{Hanson2013AtypicalEC,
  title={Atypical Effective Connectivity of Social Brain Networks in Individuals with Autism},
  author={Catherine Hanson and Stephen Jose Hanson and Joseph Ramsey and Clark Glymour},
  journal={Brain connectivity},
  year={2013},
  volume={3 6},
  pages={578-89}
}
Failing to engage in joint attention is a strong marker of impaired social cognition associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The goal of this study was to localize the source of impaired joint attention in individuals with ASD by examining both behavioral and fMRI data collected during various tasks involving eye gaze, directional cuing, and face processing. The tasks were designed to engage three brain networks associated with social cognition [face processing, theory of mind (TOM… CONTINUE READING