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Development behavioral & neurophysiological measures for early autism diagnosis  

This project compares behavioral and neural processes critical for social communication in autistic compared to typically developing children using eye tracking and event related potential (ERP) techniques. Researchers have compared this performance to that of monkeys who have received selective brain lesions both as young individuals and as adults. The goal is to further understand the neural mechanisms involved in social communication and how these may become impaired in developmental disorders.


Funder National Institutes of Health
Fiscal Year Funding $28,536.00
Project Number P51RR000165-48
Principal Investigator Bachevalier, Jocelyne
Strategic Plan Question Question 2: How Can I Understand What Is Happening? (Biology)
Strategic Plan Objective 2O. Not specific to Question 2 objectives
Federal or Private? Federal
Institution Emory University
State/Country Georgia
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