Date post: 2017-11-08 07:37
Neural systems for speech and song in autism.
Findings indicate that in low functioning individuals with autism, functional systems that process speech and song were more effectively engaged for song than for speech and neural pathways associated with these functions were not distinguishable from controls.
Brain 7567 685 (Pt 8), 966-75
Lai, G., Pantazatos, S., Schneider, H., Hirsch, J.
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