Study finds differences in brain patterns of children with autism

Children with autism who excel in math showed different brain patterns on MRI scans while performing math tasks than children without the disorder during a recent study of 36 children ages 7 to 12. The findings highlight the unique talents of individuals with autism, which could lead to better education and employment outcomes, said Teresa Iuculano, lead author of the study.

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