Health & Medical Neurological Conditions

MRI Scans May Help Evaluate Asperger’s Syndrome

MRI Scans May Help Evaluate Asperger’s Syndrome

MRI Scans May Help Evaluate Asperger’s Syndrome


Researchers Use Advanced MRI Scans to Analyze Brain Activity of People With Asperger’s

Tracking Brain Activity in Asperger’s Patients continued...


The increased activity in the attention network and the decreased activity in some other major brain areas may account for the fact the "people with Asperger's syndrome exhibit hyper-concentration but at the same time are easily distracted and can’t focus," he tells WebMD.

This study was presented at a medical conference. The findings should be considered preliminary as they have not yet undergone the "peer review" process, in which outside experts scrutinize the data prior to publication in a medical journal.

Leave a reply