Study Shows Differences Between Brains of Girls, Boys with Autism
[Source: Science Daily]
Brain organization differs between boys and girls with autism, according to a new study from the Stanford University School of Medicine.
The differences, identified by analyzing hundreds of brain scans with artificial intelligence techniques, were unique to autism and not found in typically developing boys and girls. The research helps explain why autism symptoms differ between the sexes and may pave the way for better diagnostics for girls, according to the scientists.