Two independent sets of mice missing a copy of SETD5, a top autism gene, link the gene to the condition’s traits.
Charting the structure and function of the brain’s many circuits may unravel autism’s mysteries.
A customizable Styrofoam mold minimizes head movements during brain scans, enabling researchers to produce clearer images.
Links between sensory and motor brain networks may be unusually weak in individuals with autism.
Watch the complete replay of Christine Wu Nordahl discussing new ways to expand participation in autism brain-imaging studies.
The brains of rats exposed in utero to the seizure drug valproate show a significant increase in brain size around the time of birth.
A new analysis of brain scans highlights variations in the cerebellum, a brain area implicated in autism.
A multicolor labeling method stains neurons brightly enough to reveal the thin connections between individual cells.
The cerebellum, a brain region primarily associated with movement, may mediate the pleasure that comes from socializing.
Patterns of brain activity in people with autism may be unusually consistent over seconds — and even years.