People with autism may have patterns of brain activity that are similar to those in typical people when interpreting social interactions.
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People with autism tend to be less efficient than controls at integrating what they hear with what they see, according to unpublished results presented today at the 2014 Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in Washington, D.C.