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Autism Research and Treatment
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 971686, 8 pages
Clinical Study

Presence of Contagious Yawning in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

1Department of Cognitive and Behavioral Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
2Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK
3Department of Education for Children with Disabilities, Ibaraki University, Ibaraki, Japan
4Musashino Higashi Center for Education and Research, Musashino Higashi Gakuen, Tokyo, Japan

Received 15 April 2013; Accepted 2 July 2013

Academic Editor: Elizabeth Aylward

Copyright © 2013 Saori Usui et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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