Tag: MEG

December 2018
Child in MEG with eeg cap
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Autistic children may have to mute own perspective to grasp others’

by  /  6 December 2018

To understand another person’s point of view, children with autism may need to actively suppress their own.

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November 2018
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New tool models source of signals in brain imaging techniques

by  /  5 November 2018

New open-source software helps scientists pinpoint where electrical signals are produced in the brain.

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May 2018
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Wearable device accurately scans brains in moving people

by  /  4 May 2018

A new neuroimaging device that is worn like a helmet enables researchers to map the functional activity of a person’s brain as she moves her head.

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November 2017
Magnetoencephalography picks up the tiny magnetic fields produced by neuronal activity.
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Powerful duo of techniques charts signals’ path through brain

by  /  13 November 2017

Combining a brain imaging technique with a neuron stimulation method can reveal how activity at one site travels through neural networks in the brain.

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February 2017
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Autism may alter how brain waves change with age

by  /  6 February 2017

The strength and synchrony of brain waves appear to evolve differently in children with autism than in their neurotypical peers.

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February 2016
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Maturity of brain’s sound processors may lag in autism

by  /  8 February 2016

The brain’s sound-processing machinery may mature slowly in children with autism.

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October 2015
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Slow brain response may underlie language problems in autism

by  /  29 October 2015

Delayed activation of brain areas governing speech could contribute to the language difficulties some people with autism experience.

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April 2015
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Brain connections give clues to sensory problems in autism

by  /  23 April 2015

Signals that relay sensations from nerves to the brain are abnormally strong in people with autism, a finding that may explain why some people with the disorder are overly sensitive to light, sound and touch.

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March 2015
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Autism-linked DNA deletion slows brain response to sound

by  /  16 March 2015

Children missing a stretch of chromosome 16 known as 16p11.2 process sound a split second slower than typical children do. The findings suggest that genes encoded in the 16p11.2 region may underlie the hearing delay seen in some people with autism.

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Stunted squeaks signal social deficits in autism model

by  /  5 March 2015

Male mice with a genetic variant linked to autism vocalize less in social situations than controls do during encounters with female mice. The findings help to characterize the effects of variants in the 16p11.2 chromosomal region.

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