Autism is characterized by dorsal anterior cingulate hyperactivation during social target detection.

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Though the functional neural correlates of impaired cognitive control and social dysfunction in autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have been delineated, brain regions implicated in poor cognitive control of social information is a novel area of autism research. We recently reported in a non-clinical sample that detection of 'social oddball' targets activated a… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/scan/nsp017

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@article{Dichter2009AutismIC, title={Autism is characterized by dorsal anterior cingulate hyperactivation during social target detection.}, author={Gabriel S. Dichter and Jennifer N. Felder and James W. Bodfish}, journal={Social cognitive and affective neuroscience}, year={2009}, volume={4 3}, pages={215-26} }