Intentional interactions with autistic people led Sasson to refocus his research.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Autism’s “fearless” researcher takes on the big questions.
This month, we pore over null results from a study of the accuracy of emotion recognition skills in autistic people, clinical trials of a vasopressin drug called balovaptan, and an analysis of ‘systemizing’ abilities in autistic children.
A subset of brain cells signal when someone tries to infer another person’s thoughts, according to a new study.
Autistic people’s ability to understand another person’s thinking does not diminish with age, as it does for non-autistic people.
Book Review: ‘The Pattern Seekers’ links human invention — past, present and future — to autism traits
Simon Baron-Cohen’s new book is essentially a 272-page argument for his hypothesis that all human innovation stems from the ability to discern and manipulate causal patterns.
In the final installment of Graeme Simsion’s bestselling Rosie trilogy, the protagonist’s implied autism becomes explicit — and leaves our reviewer cold.