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Tag: arbaclofen

January 2022
Visual stimulus of 4 circles with black and white stripes.

Visual task flags autistic people who respond to GABA agonists

by  /  5 January 2022

The investigational drug arbaclofen makes autistic people’s brains respond to a visual task more like non-autistic people’s brains do.

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May 2021

Autism-related conditions linked to altered visual perception

by  /  5 May 2021

A test of binocular rivalry may distinguish between autism subtypes and help researchers screen the efficacy of certain drugs.

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February 2019

Brain’s prefrontal cortex conducts symphony of social players

by  /  20 February 2019

A brain region that orchestrates responses to social cues and aids decision-making may be off tempo in autism.

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October 2018

Study calls into question chemical messenger’s role in autism

by  /  29 October 2018

New results from brain scans of adults with autism are at odds with the popular theory that the condition involves weak brakes on brain activity.

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