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24 September 2014Comments ( 2 )
A method for measuring myelin, the protective sheath around neurons, indicates that there is less of it in the brains of people with autism than in those of controls.
23 September 2014Comments ( 0 )
Adults with high-functioning autism excel at learning visual patterns, according to research published 25 August in Neuropsychology. The findings contrast with a report earlier this year that children with the disorder struggle with visual learning.
23 September 2014Comments ( 3 )
As the number of autism rodent models climbs, it is a good time for the field to step back and consider the best practices for assessing autism-like symptoms in rodents, says Jacqueline Crawley.
22 September 2014Comments ( 5 )
The University of California has launched an ambitious 18-month project to connect autism researchers across its ten campuses.
19 September 2014Comments ( 3 )
Some siblings of people with autism struggle in adulthood with employment, relationships and mental health, according to new research.