Why autism and epilepsy are alike? Connectivity approach

Let’s brainstorm first for the project

State of art

Motivation

Methods

Participants We investigated a group of children with autism, one only with epilepsy, one with autism and epilepsy and a controls group. Childern were matched for age and gender. Other demographic information is in the Table 1.

MRI acquisition Maybe a table, since data from shared data base

rs-fMRI data preprocessing

Imaging data postprocessing Functional connectivity;(Marinazzo ) Granger causality;

Expected/Preliminary Results

FCD