Deep brain stimulation is not an approved treatment for autism but has helped some people with extreme obsessions and other severe traits. Host Ben Kuebrich investigates one success story.
Looking at the brain as a whole suggests that nudging flawed sets of neurons to collaborate better might alleviate autism traits.
How many cell types does the brain contain? Two new mouse studies bring scientists closer to the answer.
David and Bernardo Sabatini, brothers born just a year and a half year apart, invent their way to answering big questions about autism.
Novel sensors enable researchers to monitor the activity of two signaling chemicals in the brains of living fruit flies and mice.
Register for the next Spectrum webinar, featuring Evelina Fedorenko, who will discuss language processing and development in autism.
The absence of several interacting genes may underlie the developmental problems seen in people missing a segment of chromosome 16.
A technique called intracranial electroencephalography can reveal brain functions with great sensitivity and may ultimately unearth the underpinnings of autism.
New results implicate an enzyme called ERK in the consequences of missing a segment of chromosome 16.