Spectrum: In autism brains, neurons take up more space than usual

| Posted in Brain Disease, Brain Education, Brain Research

People with autism have more gray matter — or neuronal matter — in their brains overall than their typical peers do. The unpublished findings are based on brain scans from 211 people with autism, a large sample size for a study of this kind. Researchers presented the work today at the 2018 Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in San Diego, California. (November 4, 2018)

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