21 December 2012Comments ( 0 )
After several years of debate, the American Psychological Association has approved the new version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the guidelines used to diagnose psychiatric disorders.
18 December 2012Comments ( 0 )
People with autism have fewer children than average, and so do their brothers, according to a study of Swedes born between 1950 and 1970.
14 December 2012Comments ( 5 )
More than one-quarter of children with autism receive some kind of complementary or alternative therapy, according to a large study published 1 November in Pediatrics.
10 December 2012Comments ( 0 )
Sebastian Seung invites an online community of citizen scientists to revolutionize neuroscience by mapping connections between the brain’s neurons.
7 December 2012Comments ( 0 )
Chromosomal microarray is more sensitive than the current gold-standard method for detecting genetic abnormalities in a fetus. But the technology isn’t yet ready for use in all pregnant women.