fMRI study of recognition of facial expressions in high-functioning autistic patients.

@article{Ogai2003fMRISO,
  title={fMRI study of recognition of facial expressions in high-functioning autistic patients.},
  author={Masahiro Ogai and Hideo Matsumoto and Katsuaki Suzuki and Fukujirou Ozawa and Rinmei Fukuda and Ichiro Uchiyama and John Suckling and Haruo Isoda and Norio Mori and Nori Takei},
  journal={Neuroreport},
  year={2003},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={559-63}
}
Autistic disorder is associated with deficits in social function. The disorder may be related to dysfunction in the brain regions that are involved in the process of recognising facial expressions of other persons. Using fMRI, we investigated whether autistic patients with relatively high IQ would have different brain activation on the tasks of recognition of facial expressions (i.e. faces expressing disgust, fear, and happiness) compared with normal control subjects. In disgust and fear… CONTINUE READING

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