Oxytocin activates brain function in autistic kids

Oxytocin, often referred to as a love hormone, boosts activity in brain areas of autistic children involving sight, hearing and understanding other people.


These are the preliminary results from an ongoing, large-scale study led by postoctoral fellow IIanit Gordon and Kevin Pelphrey, associate professor of child psychiatry and psychology at the Yale School of Medicine.


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