Functional brain organization for visual search in ASD

  title={Functional brain organization for visual search in ASD},
  author={Brandon Keehn and Laurie A. Brenner and Erica D. Palmer and Alan Jay Lincoln and Ralph-Axel M{\"u}ller},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society},
  pages={990 - 1003}
Abstract Although previous studies have shown that individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) excel at visual search, underlying neural mechanisms remain unknown. This study investigated the neurofunctional correlates of visual search in children with ASD and matched typically developing (TD) children, using an event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging design. We used a visual search paradigm, manipulating search difficulty by varying set size (6, 12, or 24 items), distractor… 
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