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The mission of the Autism Research Institute is to improve the health and wellbeing of people on the autism spectrum through research and the education of professionals, those who are affected, and their families.
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A study found differences in the gyrus of the anterior cingulate cortex in individuals with ASD as compared to neurotypicals. The researchers interpreted their findings to explain why individuals with ASD are “less accurate at identifying other people’s expectations, but they also lack the typical response in the [brain region] when surprising things happen to other people.”
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