27 February 2015Comments ( 2 )
People with autism often mix up the pronouns ‘me’ and ‘you.’ A new study suggests this may be because they cannot distinguish between themselves and others.
24 February 2015Comments ( 0 )
Native speakers of tonal languages who have autism are adept at identifying pitch in music, but this does not help them interpret tone in language.
20 February 2015Comments ( 3 )
A new study maps the many targets of the autism gene TBR1, but it’s just one small piece of a much bigger picture.
13 February 2015Comments ( 2 )
Imagine a world in which researchers reveal all their clinical trial data, allowing their peers to do their own analyses and confirm the findings. A new report by the Institute of Medicine outlines ways to make this scenario a reality.
6 February 2015Comments ( 4 )
When it comes to research, scientists and the public are often at odds. It’s a long-standing problem, but the results of a survey released last week reveal that in particular areas, this opinion gap has grown.