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How the cerebellum is linked to autism

In this video, professors Sam Wang and Peter Tsai explain the role of the ‘little brain’ in cognition, social skills, emotion control and repetitive behaviors.


Brain organoids may shed light on seizures in Angelman syndrome

The mutation that causes Angelman syndrome makes neurons hyperexcitable, which may explain the frequent seizures that most people with the syndrome have.


The Story Collider presents: Stories from Spectrum

The Story Collider partnered with Spectrum for a storytelling event about experiences with autism. The event took place 2 May at the Centre Phi in Montreal, to coincide with the annual meeting of the International Society for Autism Research.


Brain’s prefrontal cortex conducts symphony of social players

A brain region that orchestrates responses to social cues and aids decision-making may be off tempo in autism.