Tag: MEG

May 2019
Child in magnetoencephalograph (MEG) scanner
News

Brains of minimally verbal autistic children respond slowly to sound

by  /  4 May 2019

Several of the brain’s responses to sound are sluggish in autistic children who speak few or no words, compared with those who are verbal.

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March 2019
Portrait of Dr. Timothy Roberts
Opinion / Viewpoint

In quest for autism biomarkers, this technique has magnetic appeal

by  /  26 March 2019

To find biological markers of autism, scientists would be wise to measure the brain’s electrical activity along with the resulting magnetic fields.

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December 2018
Child in MEG with eeg cap
News

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
News

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
News / Toolbox

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.
News

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
News

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
News

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
News

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
News

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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