A computer program aligns mouse brain images with a reference brain atlas, helping researchers analyze neurons and their connections in a standardized way.
The amygdala has long been a focus of autism research. But its exact role in the condition has been unclear.
Autistic girls’ brains respond more strongly to social stimuli than do autistic boys’.
A new flexible electrode array can detect the activity of neurons in a rat’s brain at high resolution for more than a year.
The overproduction of proteins in brain cells called microglia causes social impairments, cognitive deficits and repetitive behavior in male mice, a new study has found.
Areas of the brain involved in processing vision are more weakly connected to those that process sensory information in autistic children than in controls.
An online map of the marmoset brain may enable researchers to better understand how neuronal connections function.