Research underway in Yukon to develop quick FASD screening

Posted on Friday, September 1st, 2017

Photo of Kaitlyn McLachlanPsychology Professor, Kaitlyn McLachlan, is leading a new project in Yukon that will use EEG machines and video to record eye movements aiming to detect Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) sooner.  Earlier detection could help direct resources to peple with FASD much sooner. The goal is to develop "validated, fast, reliable and efficient screening technologies," that allow for quick evaluations. This is significant for people who come into contact with the criminal justice system as nearly 60% of these individuals have FASD. 

Read more about one of our newest faculty members in Research underway in Yukon to Develop quick FASD screening. 


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