Social awareness increases prove brain changing in adults with autism

Social awareness increases prove brain changing in adults with autism

IMAGE: Adults with autism demonstrate enhanced social skills and brain change after participating in an intervention developed at the Center for BrainHealth. view Researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas, in collaboration with co-leading authors at George Washington University and Yale, have demonstrated in a pilot study that a clinician-driven virtual learning platform, tailored to young adults on the autism spectrum, shows improved social competency. Findings published in Autism Research reveal that increases in socio-emotional and socio-cognitive abilities correlate with brain change. Results included increased activation in the brain's socio-cognition hub with gains linked...

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