The brains of children with autism fold differently than those of typical peers, but the exact differences depend on location and age.
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Shining laser light into mouse brains reveals chatter among separate sets of neurons, showing how the cells produce complex behaviors.
Autism and intelligence share genetic variants, researchers grow Neanderthal mini-brains and see overlap with autism, and maternal diabetes is an autism risk factor.
Many clinics offer neurofeedback as a therapy for autism, despite little scientific support for the technique.
Science teaches us that housing children in institution-like settings is likely to cause severe and permanent damage to their minds and bodies.
The latest manual of international disease codes is out, a franchise claims to have an autism cure, and two reports diverge on the validity of the social-motivation hypothesis.
Mice and people missing a copy of a chromosomal region called 16p11.2 show similar patterns of weak brain connections.
The brains of people with autism show a variety of structural differences from those of controls.
Brain networks in newborns may reflect the degree of inflammation their mothers experienced during pregnancy.
Four new imaging techniques published over the past few months enable researchers to easily visualize cells and other features in tissue slices and living brains.