A delayed brain response to viewing faces may predict lags in social-skill development in autistic people.
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Tag: fusiform gyrus
Young adults with autism who have intense sensitivity to taste show increased activation in social areas of the brain when they taste something sweet.
The activity of the brain’s face detector, the fusiform gyrus, in response to faces is greater in adolescents with autism than it is in younger children with the condition.
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Lower activity in a key face processing region of the brain hints that people with autism could benefit from training to become ‘face experts.’