Behavioral disorders in kids with autism linked to reduced brain connectivity

Summary: Reduced connectivity between the amygdala and ventrolateral prefrontal cortex has been identified in children on the autism spectrum who exhibit disruptive behaviors, compared to those on the spectrum who do not. Findings suggest this distinct brain network could be independent of core autism symptoms.

Source: Yale

April 19, 2019

https://neurosciencenews.com/behavior-connectivity-autism-12017/

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