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The growing brain

Visualizing neurobiological development in autism

If your child keeps building high towers using all the cans from your cupboard this could be a sign of autism. But what exactly does that mean? And is this disorder visible in our brain?
In the Niche-lab in Utrecht, Sarah Durston uses new imaging techniques to visualize brain development in children with autism.


<p>Produced by: Fast Facts<br />
With the support of: The Young Academy and Sarah Durston<br />
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Thanks to<br />
Iris Koopmans, The Young Academy Office, Dienke Bos, Sanne de Wit, Marieke Langen, Tamar van Raalten en Sarai van Dijk, Tineke Mooibroek,&nbsp; Sacha Schilder, Sjoerd, Dimitri en Boris van Benckendorff and Teddy</p>
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Made by: Marieke Aafjes 2011<br />
In cooperation with<br />
Camera &amp; editing: Frithmedia<br />
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Music: Daan van West<br />
Graphic design: SproetS</p>