Autism is unusually common among people with congenital blindness, in part because the ability to see drives much of brain development.
Researchers have created an animated monkey avatar that makes realistic facial expressions — and that may yield insight into how autistic people interpret facial expressions.
The social brain has a sweet spot that activates when people look each other in the eyes but not when they look at eyes in a video.
Researchers say they are unimpressed with a study that underpins a tech company’s new digital therapy for autism.
An evaluation of 11 tests of social skills has identified 8 that give credible results in autistic adults.
A technique called intracranial electroencephalography can reveal brain functions with great sensitivity and may ultimately unearth the underpinnings of autism.
A new map shows three brain networks that govern social communication in rhesus macaques.
An app may help people with autism manage anxiety, adults on the spectrum share the items they use to self-soothe, and autistic children can pick up new words by overhearing them.