Brain Activity of Adolescents with High Functioning Autism in Response to Emotional Words and Facial Emoticons

Abstract

Studies of social dysfunction in patients with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have generally focused on the perception of emotional words and facial affect. Brain imaging studies have suggested that the fusiform gyrus is associated with both the comprehension of language and face recognition. We hypothesized that patients with ASD would have decreased… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0091214

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