A brain area called the tail of the striatum may account for the shift.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Deep-learning algorithms can cut through some of the noise in brain imaging data collected across different sites.
The pandemic has forced many health-care students to train online, raising concerns about their readiness.
Mutations in the autism-linked gene PAX5 underlie a range of traits, including developmental delay, intellectual disability, seizures and autism.
The Rett Syndrome Global Registry is gathering data from people around the world with the rare condition to support clinical trials.
Model animals don’t develop the usual behavioral and motor problems when reared in an enclosure containing exercise wheels, toys and treats.
Girls and young women with Rett syndrome have less severe anxiety and breathing problems after treatment with trofinetide, an analogue of insulin-like growth factor 1, according to an unpublished placebo-controlled trial.
Among thousands of Danish adults diagnosed with autism after age 18, less than half were diagnosed with a psychiatric condition as children, a new study shows.
Oxytocin, cemented in the popular imagination as the “love molecule,” could serve as a treatment for some autistic people who naturally have low levels of the hormone, researchers say.