Author Archives: Ana Pena, PhD

Deficits in Language Processing Seen in FMR1 Premutation Carriers

Women who carry premutations in the FMR1 gene have poorer language-related abilities, similar to those found among parents of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a fragile X syndrome-related condition, a study has found. The study, “Language processing skills linked to FMR1 variation: A study of gaze-language coordination…