Two imaging techniques together reveal architectural features of the brains of preterm infants.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
The brains of autistic children show few differences from those of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or even of controls.
An analysis of four mouse models negates certain assumptions underlying the signaling imbalance theory of autism.
A brain region that orchestrates responses to social cues and aids decision-making may be off tempo in autism.
A new analysis of brain scans highlights variations in the cerebellum, a brain area implicated in autism.
The largest genetic analysis of postmortem brain tissue to date has yielded maps of when and where genes related to autism are turned on and off throughout life.
To understand another person’s point of view, children with autism may need to actively suppress their own.
The autism gene TBR1 controls the expression of several other candidate genes that govern the architecture of the brain’s outer section.
Specialized neurons called chandelier cells, which dampen brain signals, make unusually few connections in the brains of people with autism.