Autism comprises a set of difficulties, but growing evidence suggests that certain abilities also define the condition.
A test of binocular rivalry may distinguish between autism subtypes and help researchers screen the efficacy of certain drugs.
A new open-source software package makes it possible to model changes in human and animal behavior over the course of an experiment.
Sensory problems in people with fragile X syndrome may stem from hyperactive neurons, a mouse model study suggests.
An fMRI scan can reconstruct a picture from a person’s brain activity, but that image changes depending on a person’s attention.
Children with autism have trouble learning that faces convey information, which may explain their tendency to miss social cues.
Long known as the director of movement, the cerebellum may also coordinate social and cognitive abilities, including those central to autism.
Autistic adults may not experience the typical age-related decline in brain regions related to vision.