Understanding the social brain in autism.

@article{Volkmar2011UnderstandingTS,
  title={Understanding the social brain in autism.},
  author={Fred Volkmar},
  journal={Developmental psychobiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={53 5},
  pages={
          428-34
        }
}
Autism is an early onset neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by disruption of early social interaction. Although the social disability of autism remains the central defining feature of the condition, mechanisms that might account for this disability remain poorly understood. This paper briefly reviews some aspects of the social deficit in autism focusing on new approaches to characterizing social information processing problems, potential brain mechanisms, and theoretical models of the… CONTINUE READING
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