Superior Math Skills Can Accompany Autism

Published October 3, 2013 in Simons Foundation Autism Research Institute

Some children with autism show unique patterns of brain activation while solving math problems, particularly in a brain region normally used for face processing, suggests a study in Biological Psychiatry. They also seem to use more sophisticated mental strategies to solve these problems than do their typically developing peers, the researchers found.

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