Research finds brain differences between Asperger's and autism

08/7/2013 | MedicalDaily.com

The American Psychiatric Association has classified Asperger's syndrome as part of the autism spectrum disorder, but a study published in the journal BMC Medicine revealed that the conditions could be biologically different. Children with Asperger's had stronger connections in some parts of the brain's left hemisphere compared with those with autism and those with normal cognitive development, researchers said.

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