ERIC Number: EJ583771
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Brain Mapping of Language and Auditory Perception in High-Functioning Autistic Adults: A PET Study.
Muller, R-A.; Behen, M. E.; Rothermel, R. D.; Chugani, D. C.; Muzik, O.; Mangner, T. J.; Chugani, H. T.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v29 n1 p19-31 Feb 1999
A study used positron emission tomography (PET) to study patterns of brain activation during auditory processing in five high-functioning adults with autism. Results found that participants showed reversed hemispheric dominance during the verbal auditory stimulation and reduced activation of the auditory cortex and cerebellum. (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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