Project

Neuro-physiological research in children with autism spectrum disorder in young siblings: a longitudinal study

Duration
01 May 2011 → 30 April 2018
Funding
Funding by bilateral agreement (private and foundations)
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Animal experimental and comparative psychology
    • Applied psychology
    • Human experimental psychology
Keywords
autism spectrum disorder
 
Project description

The project has two main objectives: 1) Study on the development of the mirror neuron system in young children (with normal development, with an autism spectrum disorder and siblings (brothers / sisters of children with ASD) between the age of 18-30 months and 36 - 48 months. 2) Research of early neurophysiological variables and social-communicative abilities in typically developing children and siblings, monitored from shortly after birth.