This is an example of data from Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) through the brain of an individual with fragile X syndrome, the most common inherited form of autism and intellectual disability. The coloured areas show the brain regions that are active while looking at a fearful face. Researchers in The Patrick Wild Centre are using this technique to examine how brains of people with fragile X syndrome process information such as emotion and fear.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 7 Jun 2014
EventThe Brain – is wider than the sky - St Andrew's Square, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duration: 7 Jun 20144 Jul 2014


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