National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Glenn Research Center

Collaboration with Center for Neurological Restoration at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation

NASA Glenn Research Center’s Reconfigurable User-interface & Virtual Reality Exploration (GRUVE) Lab and the Graphics and Visualization (GVIS) Team will be supporting a study by the Cleveland Clinic Center for Neurological Restoration to use virtual reality to activate the mirror neuron networks in the brains of autistic adults.  The study’s goal is to develop techniques which improve social interactions in persons with autism spectrum disorders.