This year’s list of top papers highlights new dimensions in our understanding of autism genetics and hints at novel treatments.
Charting the structure and function of the brain’s many circuits may unravel autism’s mysteries.
The largest genetic analysis of postmortem brain tissue to date has yielded maps of when and where genes related to autism are turned on and off throughout life.
A new method enables researchers to plot activity in the zebrafish brain’s system for spatial orientation and balance.
To understand another person’s point of view, children with autism may need to actively suppress their own.
Children who have repetitive behaviors, a core autism trait, may show particular patterns of brain activity as early as 1 year of age.
Autistic children aged 2 to 4 have about 15 percent more fluid between their skull and their brain than their typical peers do.
A new database displays gene-expression patterns in individual cells of the developing mouse cerebellum over time.