A mobile phone app that tracks a toddler’s gaze as she watches short videos can distinguish between children who later receive an autism diagnosis and those who do not according to a new study.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
The pace of fetal head growth is associated with behavioral outcomes two years later, according to a new study.
Spectrum spoke with three Black scientists about why they got into autism research, what keeps them excited about their work and how the field could become more diverse.
Blood levels of PTEN protein and associated molecules could eventually help diagnose autism and other neurological conditions — and predict their outcomes.
People and mice with only one working copy of the autism gene SYNGAP1 may have trouble processing sights and sounds.
Looking at eyes, noses and mouths may prompt slower recognition in the brains of autistic people than in those of non-autistic people.
Connections between the cerebellum and brain networks do not seem to contribute substantially to the emergence of autism traits.
Researchers expand on the already enormous progress made on the Human Proteome Project
Babies who are later diagnosed with autism have a sluggish brain response to sound on a universal newborn hearing screen.