Contact: Shilo Rea
Carnegie Mellon University
Caption: Across participants, the signal-to-noise ratio within the brain was weaker in the autism group. Signal-to-noise is a ratio of the average signal strength in comparison to the trial-by-trial variability.
Credit: Carnegie Mellon University
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