Lucina Uddin says researchers should be cautious when analyzing their findings, because ‘noisy’ data may actually hold important information about brain functioning.
Charting the structure and function of the brain’s many circuits may unravel autism’s mysteries.
About 6.5 percent of autistic people in the United States also have dyslipidemia, a condition characterized by abnormal lipids levels in the blood.
A new atlas lays bare how synapses, or the junctions between neurons, change from birth to old age in mice.
Nearly all genes with moderate to strong ties to autism are expressed in the developing amygdala; a few show altered expression in the amygdalae of autistic people.
Brain structure of autistic people with deletions in the chromosomal region 22q11.2 differs from that of autistic people without the deletions.
Doctors and scientists should consider sleep problems an integral part of autism and begin to study them in more rigorous ways.
A new wireless device switches oxytocin-producing neurons on and off in mice as they interact, showing the hormone’s effects depend on social context.
The amygdala has long been a focus of autism research. But its exact role in the condition has been unclear.