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Eye-tracking technology used to detect signs of autism in infants

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Researchers say it may be able to detect autism in infants as young as two months old.

Emory University researchers studied fifty-nine infants at high risk for autism and fifty-one at low risk.

They used eye-tracking technology to measure how children looked at faces from birth to three-years-old.

Children later diagnosed with autism had diminished eye contact in the first few months of life.

Researchers say this study can help start treatment earlier.

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