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    Autism Update: Wearable Brain-Imaging Tool for the Very Young

    Apr 25 2018

    The latest generation of a wearable neuroimaging tool called DOT is allowing researchers to peer into the brains of very young children, with and without autism, to see how they process language and other information relevant to social interactions. The goal, says MIR researcher Adam T. Eggebrecht, PhD, is to gain a better understanding of how autism affects brain function and behavior.

    13-Ton Wonder Used in Brain Imaging

    Jul 21 2017

    Although the brain weighs about three pounds, it took five men, a forklift and one large crane to hoist and position the newest piece of equipment that will examine the organ.

    Shedding Light on Autism

    May 12 2016

    MIR researchers are imaging kids’ brains with a new technology they hope will help them better understand autism and basic brain development in children.