Effects of Increased Development in Peripheral Vision on Children with Autism’s Reduced Ability to Make Eye Contact

Published May 22, 2013 in The European Journal of Neuroscience

In this study, children with ASD showed higher activity in the periphery of their visual field as compared to children without ASD. This higher activity and dependency on their peripheral vision could be explained by reduced ability early in life to control their eye movements.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23692590

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