Idiosyncratic brain activation patterns are associated with poor social comprehension in autism.

@article{Byrge2015IdiosyncraticBA,
  title={Idiosyncratic brain activation patterns are associated with poor social comprehension in autism.},
  author={Lisa Byrge and Julien Dubois and J. Michael Tyszka and Ralph Adolphs and Daniel P. Kennedy},
  journal={The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience},
  year={2015},
  volume={35 14},
  pages={5837-50}
}
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) features profound social deficits but neuroimaging studies have failed to find any consistent neural signature. Here we connect these two facts by showing that idiosyncratic patterns of brain activation are associated with social comprehension deficits. Human participants with ASD (N = 17) and controls (N = 20) freely watched a television situation comedy (sitcom) depicting seminaturalistic social interactions ("The Office", NBC Universal) in the scanner… CONTINUE READING
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