An expanding arcade of video games takes aim at easing autism traits, from poor visual attention to problems with motor skills. But how useful — and fun — are these games, really?
New evidence links autism and cerebral palsy at the genetic level, facial expressions tend to mislead, and many health conditions accompany autism.
Language problems in children with autism may be partially rooted in an inability to integrate sight and sound when other people talk.
Scientists campaign for elected office in record numbers, folate autoantibodies are common in autism families, and neurons form a genetic mosaic in the brain.
Eye-tracking studies cement monkeys’ promise for studying autism and related conditions.
The activity of the brain’s face detector, the fusiform gyrus, in response to faces is greater in adolescents with autism than it is in younger children with the condition.
Two new gadgets join the gene-editing toolbox, many children with autism get smarter with age, and a survey points to a research reset for Autism Speaks.
A monkey study suggests facial recognition is not innate, a puzzle piece symbol carries negative connotations, and scientists are using a federal law to snoop on colleagues.