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Brain Scans May Soon Paint Personal Pictures of Mental Health

Research and Autism News News By State Technology and Autism News

July 5, 2016- Brain Scans May Soon Paint Personal Pictures of Mental Health- This article delves into the recent technical advances surrounding brain imaging, a field that is still in its infancy. These advances includes new statistical techniques, combination approaches, and methods that capture changes in neural activity over time. These advances, combined with collaborative efforts such as the Autism Brain Imaging Data Exchange (AIDE) and the Human Connectome Project, which are generating larger datasets and more high-quality brain imaging data, are helping to expand the applications and accuracy of brain imaging. The article concludes with a deep dive into a few brain imaging initiatives and how the data collected can transform our understanding of the human brain and how conditions like autism affect it.