The hemispheres in autistic people’s brains are more symmetrical than those of their typical peers, but it is unclear what this difference means.
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Neurons in a brain region called the thalamus may regulate social behavior and play a key role in autism.
Deleting an autism gene called TRIO derails neurons’ journey to their destination.
A new study supports the view that songbirds offer a good model to study speech learning in autistic children.
An online resource reveals all major cell types in the developing human brain during the period in which autism is thought to arise.
The levels of four chemicals in the brain may distinguish autism and vary with its severity, according to a new study.
The brains of some autistic children may not adapt to repeated touch or sound, even after several minutes.
A new method enables scientists to grow organoids that reliably reproduce the diversity of cells at the brain’s surface.
Mice that lack a segment of chromosome 22 — a mutation associated with autism — have unusually sparse connections between brain regions.
Autistic women show unusually strong connections, and autistic men unusually weak ones, between two brain regions.