This study will chart brain development of the neural networks that underlie social interaction, measuring change in anatomical and functional brain growth in a model system. This study connects eye-tracking behavior to the way the brain grows in the first months of life in order to better to understand how typical social interaction develops.
Principal investigator: Jocelyne Bachevalier, Ph.D., Lisa Parr, Ph.D., Mar Sanchez, Ph.D., Xiaoping Hu, Ph.D.
Avi Gates, an active, independent 3-year-old, does not have autism. But for two years, she was a participant in an autism research study aimed at changing the very nature of the disease. Learn why Avi's parent's chose to participate in autism research.
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