Brain and Cognitive Development in Infants at High Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder | Interdisciplinary Programs

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 11:10am
Brain and Cognitive Development in Infants at High Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder Sarah Paterson, Temple University Dr. Paterson will present data from a multi-site longitudinal study of 3- to 24- month old infant siblings at high risk for autism spectrum disorder: The Infant Brain Imaging Study (IBIS). She will introduce the infant sibling approach and then discuss findings from a number of brain imaging and behavioral studies from the network, including her recent work on temperament differences, that highlight the importance of a developmental approach and of studying these infants early in development. The impact of these findings for early detection and intervention will also be discussed. Co-sponsors: Cognitive Science Program, Psychology Department, Biological Sciences Department

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