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29 August 2014Comments ( 1 )
People on the autism spectrum have an impaired sense of time that is possibly linked to a poor working memory.
28 August 2014Comments ( 0 )
British psychologist Uta Frith has singlehandedly transformed our understanding of autism. In partnership with her husband, neuroimaging expert Chris Frith, she helped launch the field of cognitive neuroscience and shaped a generation of scientists.
27 August 2014Comments ( 0 )
A new technique helps researchers trace the nerve fibers that connect brain regions by revealing how the fibers physically relate to curves and folds on the brain’s surface. The method was described 8 July in Medical Image Analysis.
26 August 2014Comments ( 6 )
As they age, children with fragile X syndrome may become worse at adapting to change, according to a study published 28 July in Pediatrics.
26 August 2014Comments ( 1 )
Geneticist James Noonan explains how the complex function of CHD8, the leading candidate for autism risk, points to a way to unravel the mechanisms underlying autism.