Annals of Neurosciences, Vol 21, No 2 (2014)

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The Social Brain Network and Autism

Vivek Misra


Available research data in Autism suggests the role of a network of brain areas, often known as the ‘social brain’. Recent studies highlighted the role of genetic mutations as underlying patho-mechanism in Autism. This mini review, discuss the basic concepts behind social brain networks, theory of mind and genetic factors associated with Autism. Report critically evaluates and explores the bridge between the behavioral outcomes and genetic factors providing a conceptual framework for autism.



doi : 10.5214/ans.0972.7531.210208


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