After the presentation of more than 14,000 abstracts over five days, the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in San Diego ended last week.
Rhesus macaques that are drawn to other monkeys’ faces in videos also tend to be highly social with their peers.
Two novel algorithms that analyze where a child looks as she views a video could help clinicians spot autism.
A new assemblage of tools precisely gauges a baby’s biological response to sights, sounds and tactile stimuli all at once.
The pupils of babies later diagnosed with autism shrink more in response to light than those of their typical peers.
A researcher proposes splitting autism into subtypes, mitochondria make neurotransmitters, and highly successful grantees may face a funding cap.
Theory of mind develops surprisingly early, a book publisher doubles down in defense of a controversial author, and false vaccine news gets a correction.
Language problems in children with autism may be partially rooted in an inability to integrate sight and sound when other people talk.
The way children view both social and nonsocial situations may be determined at least in part by their genes.