Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Greater Excitability in Social Brain Regions of Autistic Men Compared to Women

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This shows a brainMales with autism have atypically enhanced excitation in the medial prefrontal cortex (mPFC). This area of the brain is associated with social cognition and self-reflection. Autistic women showed a more intact mPFC response, which was associated with a better ability to camouflage social difficulties in real-world settings.