A Brain Scan That May Diagnose Autism with 95.9% Accuracy

Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized
24 Oct 2013

A new research used fMRI (functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging) to identify and locate the weak parts of the brain that may be used to diagnose autism.

We know that one of the most important traits of the autistic behavior is the poor social skills which leads to poor communication skills too.

The research below explains from the scan run on high-functioning kids, that the parts of the brain interpreting the social cues is weak. There is poor connectivity in 19 paths in the brain parts responsible for understanding the social cues.

This scanning tool is accurate up to 95.9%. Along with the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders edition 5) it can help diagnosing children with autism easily.

Read the full research here.

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