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(Mie University, Public Relations Office) Auditory hypersensitivity is the major complication in autism. The researchers at Mie University in Japan demonstrated, using autism model rats, that morphological abnormality of auditory pathway are involved in this impairment. More importantly, this nerve pathway is responsible for the exploration of so-called sound localization. Therefore, impairment of this nerve suggests that new approach such as 'Does your child seem to know where the sound comes from?' would be useful for the diagnosis of autism.
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Hearing, auditory perception, or audition is the ability to perceive sound by detecting vibrations, changes in the pressure of the surrounding medium through time, through an organ such as the ear. Sound may be heard through solid, liquid, or gaseous mat...
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