A new measure shows how greatly movement influences associations between traits and brain activity, revealing abundant false positives and false negatives.
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Tag: brain imaging
Brain scans of the hippocampus reveal autistic people who are at increased risk of cognitive problems as they get older.
Scott describes his work on sound processing differences in the brains of zebrafish that model fragile X syndrome.
This month’s newsletter explores the pandemic’s effects on autism rates, trends in co-occurring mental health conditions, and the impact of intranasal oxytocin.
The open-source software makes it possible to overlay disparate datasets and potentially accelerate hypothesis generation.
Collecting brain scans from thousands of people can be challenging in autism research; data-sharing and collaborative efforts can help drive results that stand up to statistical scrutiny.
The results highlight the importance of subgrouping study participants based on their underlying genetics, the researchers say.
The machine-learning approach could help identify how brain structure differs between autistic and non-autistic infants, the researchers say.
Many brain regions develop differently between people with 22q11.2 duplications and deletions, and those trajectories also vary with a person’s diagnosis.