A new eye-tracking study highlights how social cues shape attention differently in people with and without autism.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Angie Voyles Askham
A gene-editing treatment shows long-lasting effects in a mouse model of Angelman syndrome, a genetic condition related to autism.
Neurotypical adults change how they view social scenes over time in a way that autistic adults do not, reflecting different underlying mechanisms of social attention.
The more children with autism tune in to and communicate with others as toddlers, the stronger their conversation skills are later in childhood.
Atypical development of a particular type of neuron explains the structural similarities seen in the brains of people with autism, schizophrenia and other conditions, according to a new study.
A new treatment curbs deadly seizures in a mouse model of Dravet syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy.
Plugging a leaky mitochondrial membrane may help fragile X neurons to mature and function more efficiently.
Mutations in the MECP2 gene, which are associated with autism and Rett syndrome, interfere with a cell’s ability to form droplets of DNA that silence gene expression.
A new survey shows that children with autism or other developmental disabilities in the United States are at least twice as likely to have asthma as their neurotypical peers are.