Toddlers with autism show less fear when confronted with something scary than do typical children or those with developmental delay.
People with autism use different brain regions than typical people do to distinguish between the scents of familiar and unfamiliar individuals.
Language difficulties and emotional challenges such as anxiety or aggression in children with autism at age 3 predict their social skills at around age 5.
Adults with autism who undergo a therapy designed to bolster social learning show cognitive benefits that may increase their chances of employment.
Autism prevalence plateaued for the years 2014 to 2016, a review finds no evidence that herbal therapies for autism work, and a panel of four proteins in blood may distinguish children with autism.
People with autism teach researchers about compassion, honesty, love — and the joys of the holidays.
Men with autism may respond differently to human odors — and the social signals that they contain — than do their neurotypical peers.
Adults on the spectrum explain the problem with eye contact, experts offer tips for students with autism considering college, and men with autism respond differently to the “smell of fear.”
Watch the complete replay of Dan Kennedy discussing crafting social scenarios to study autism.
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.
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