Intentional interactions with autistic people led Sasson to refocus his research.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Tag: face processing
This week, we’re bringing you some labors of love: a thread lamenting the autism field’s focus on gene lists, a study introducing genetic diversity in mouse models, and long-awaited results from a biomarker study.
A delayed brain response to viewing faces may predict lags in social-skill development in autistic people.
Integrating genetic analyses into studies of babies’ brain development could help us understand how autism-related genes contribute to autism traits.
How autistic people look at a face may be linked more to alexithymia, a condition marked by difficulties recognizing one’s own emotions, than to autism.
Looking at eyes, noses and mouths may prompt slower recognition in the brains of autistic people than in those of non-autistic people.
A new eye-tracking study highlights how social cues shape attention differently in people with and without autism.
Neurotypical adults change how they view social scenes over time in a way that autistic adults do not, reflecting different underlying mechanisms of social attention.