This year’s list of top papers highlights nuances in the genetics of autism and new leads on early treatment.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Tag: biological motion
Two studies back the link between autism and maternal inflammation, other work weakens worry about antidepressant use in pregnancy, and a harassment scandal rocks a university’s cognitive science department.
Patterns of activity in certain brain regions may predict how well a child with autism will respond to a behavioral therapy.
Even small movements of the head during magnetic resonance imaging can lead to spurious measurements of brain structures, according to a new study.
The brain’s response to biological motion can distinguish typically developing children from those who have a sibling with autism but do not have the disorder themselves, according to research presented at the 2012 Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in New Orleans.
A distinct region of the social brain is activated when viewing interactions between two people, according to unpublished research presented Sunday at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in New Orleans.
Researchers have charted the normal development of what’s known as the social brain from childhood to young adulthood, according to research presented Sunday at the 2012 Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in New Orleans.