18 August 2015Comments ( 11 )
Autism is not a developmental disorder, but rather the brain’s adaptive response to early genetic or environmental disturbances, says Mark Johnson.
28 July 2015Comments ( 0 )
Many people with autism have trouble interpreting and responding to social cues. Studying how rats learn from each other can provide insights into the human social brain, says Amiel Rosenkranz.
30 June 2015Comments ( 0 )
The job of delivering interventions for autism often falls to overstretched teachers in schools with few resources. Melanie Pellecchia and David Mandell set out to find the ‘active ingredients’ of school-based interventions.
17 March 2015Comments ( 1 )
A brain system called declarative memory may help people learn scripts and strategies that alleviate autism symptoms, say Michael Ullman and Mariel Pullman.
3 February 2015Comments ( 1 )
A struggle to predict what might happen next could account for the multiple, seemingly disparate, symptoms of autism, say Pawan Sinha, Margaret Kjelgaard and Annie Cardinaux.