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Understanding regulation of visual attention and emotion in autism


Child Development & Autism | Children's Health

What is the purpose of this trial?

Help us pioneer studies of brain function in children 18 - 36 months. Study participation involves fNIRS imaging while watching videos of people smiling and talking.

What is fNIRS?

  • fNIRS measures brain activity via optic lights

How is fNIRS done?

  • Child is seated on parent's lap and watches movies on a computer screen

Is fNIRS safe?

  • fNIRS is safe for babies and children, involves no medication, no x-rays, and no radiation

This study may take up to 2 hours and compensation up to $40 is provided.

  • Trial with
    Yale University School of Medicine
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