Brain and Behavior Research Foundation-Funded Study Provides Explanation for Why People with Schizophrenia Have Difficulty with Social Cues

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Sohee Park, Ph.D.
Sohee Park, Ph.D.

Foundation Grantee Sohee Park, Ph.D., and colleagues at Vanderbilt University have discovered that impairments in a brain area involved in perception of social stimuli may be partly responsible for the difficulty schizophrenia patients have in understanding the actions of others.

The researchers found that a particular brain area, the posterior superior temporal sulcus or STS, appears to be implicated in this deficit.

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