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Spectrum: Autism Research News


Emanuel DiCicco-Bloom

Professor of Neuroscience, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

April 2014

The cerebellum’s surprisingly evolved role in autism

by  /  1 April 2014

Thought until recently to only coordinate motor skills, the cerebellum is involved in diverse cognitive functions such as language and social interaction, and may play a role in autism, says Emanuel DiCicco-Bloom.