Children with autism have trouble learning that faces convey information, which may explain their tendency to miss social cues.
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Brothers and sisters of people with autism are both about two to three times more likely than the general population to have an autistic child themselves.
An infusion of umbilical cord blood does not improve social skills in autistic children, according to results from the largest, most rigorous test of the therapy for autism to date.
Three widely used tests for assessing autism can accurately measure trait severity in girls and boys.
Organizers of the International Society for Autism Research’s annual meeting will host digital offerings on 3 June.
The overproduction of proteins in brain cells called microglia causes social impairments, cognitive deficits and repetitive behavior in male mice, a new study has found.
Correcting an autism gene mutation in fetal mice lessens some autism-like behaviors after birth.
A new study highlights the challenge of distinguishing genetic variants linked to autism from those associated with cognitive development.
Living in close quarters, with rotating staff and sometimes inadequate protective equipment, group-home residents are especially vulnerable to COVID-19.