The Largest Genetic Analysis of Autism Brain samples

In 2015, a group of 15 institutions launched a study called psychENCORE in which 2000 autism postmortem brain samples were analyzed. In this analysis, the scientist looked at the DNA, RNA, and the proteins that interact with the DNA. The results of this analysis were published this month in 3 different publications. Additional information and links…

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Automatically Detecting Stereotypical Motions in Autism Spectrum Disorder

The authors of this article have designed an Internet-of-Things (IoT) framework named WearSense that leverages the sensing capabilities of modern smartwatches to detect stereotypic behaviors in children with autism. Their study used the inbuilt accelerometer of a smartwatch to detect three behaviors, including hand flapping , painting, and sibbing that are commonly observed in children with autism.…

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