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Georgia Tech Creating High-tech Tools to Study Autism
September 25, 2012
Researchers at Georgia Tech's Center for Behavior Imaging have developed two new technological tools that automatically measure relevant behaviors of children, and promise to have significant impact on the understanding of behavioral disorders such as autism.
Georgia Institute of Technology
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