Autistic boys and men are less attuned to social stimuli than autistic girls and women are, according to new unpublished work.
So-called ‘baby sibs’ watch adults’ faces just as much as children without autistic siblings do, but they don’t understand spoken language as well.
A new eye-tracking program for VR headsets captures nuanced aspects of social attention in autistic people.
This is part 2 of Owen’s story. It tracks his early progress in treatment for autism. Part 1 described his difficult path to a diagnosis.
A new eye-tracking study highlights how social cues shape attention differently in people with and without 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.
Unlike typical toddlers, those with autism tend not to share experiences involving sound — dancing to music with their parents, for example, or calling attention to the source of a sound.
Looking for signs of autism in characters from history and literature can offer insight into society’s changing perceptions through time — but it can also increase the risk of stigma against people with the condition.
A pair of tools that gauge social abilities in rhesus macaques may help researchers study autism-like behaviors in monkeys.