Study uses music to explore the autistic brain's emotion processing
May 12, 2008
Music has a universal ability to tap into our deepest emotions. Unfortunately, for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), understanding emotions is a very difficult task. Can music help them?
Thanks to funding from the GRAMMY Foundation Grant Program, researchers at UCLA are about to find out.
Individuals with ASD have trouble recognizing emotions, particularly social emotions conveyed through facial expressions