February 28, 2012 archive

Atypical white matter possible precursor to autism

Wow! This is “science”? Notice any bias in a statement like this? According to researchers, children with ASD had higher fractional anisotropy “followed by slower change over time relative to infants without ASDs.” Radial and axial diffusivity also seemed to be associated with ASD. These results appear to indicate that infants with aberrant white matter development go …

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