Activity in the social brain circuit can distinguish a boy who has autism from a typically developing boy with 76 percent accuracy.
A new algorithm relies on abilities rather than diagnoses to steer clinicians toward personalized treatments for autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Restaurants can be stressful for my daughter Frances, who has autism, but her difficulties led me to try to better understand and treat her type of situational anxiety.
A chemical commonly used in emergency rooms can anesthetize mice and rats for brain scans without distorting the images.
Children who lose their autism diagnosis show distinct brain activity patterns that may reveal how treatment affected their developing brain.
A new analysis of 22 studies points to a possible anatomical source for some of the language problems in autism.
Researchers have uncovered 38 genes, including 9 autism candidates, that may fine-tune brain activity.
An unprecedented look at the activity of 223 individual neurons in the amygdala calls into question the longstanding idea that the region recognizes eye contact.
People with autism show excessively synchronized activity between brain regions while conversing with others.