6 May 2015Comments ( 7 )
A study on abnormal personal pronoun use among deaf children with autism raises questions about the essence of ‘self.’ But do differences in how we refer to ourselves suggest unique internal experiences?
11 March 2015Comments ( 28 )
Late last year, a provocative article about the utility of autism as a diagnostic category caused a stir among scientists. But if we do away with the term ‘autism,’ what should replace it?
15 October 2014Comments ( 7 )
The preliminary success of a therapy designed to help infants with symptoms of autism raises broader questions about the potential promise and many challenges of early intervention.
20 August 2014Comments ( 5 )
New estimates on the role of common mutations in autism raise questions about how to quantify and parse genetic risk. Three experts say both common and rare variants are worth pursuing.
6 August 2014Comments ( 7 )
Reports of a century-old drug that reverses autism-like symptoms in mice raise key questions about the complexity of translating promising research into real treatments.