Tuberous sclerosis provides a unique opportunity to understand autism because about half of people with that single-gene condition also have autism.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Tag: brain imaging
Nerve fiber tracts in the brains of autistic girls appear more fragmented than those of typical girls’. Autistic boys’ brains, meanwhile, look like those of typical boys.
Sleeping zebrafish show two patterns of neuronal activity that are analogous to those in people.
The levels of four chemicals in the brain may distinguish autism and vary with its severity, according to a new study.
A browser-based platform simulates functional neuronal circuits in the brain regions of several species.
The brains of some autistic children may not adapt to repeated touch or sound, even after several minutes.
Two new resources may aid the study of synapses, the junctions between neurons.
A new online tool maps the shape and location of neurons in the larval zebrafish brain.
A new method for growing brain organoids allows them to survive for up to a year — more than four times as long as is possible with other methods.