Scientists should heed these differences when considering resting-state brain activity as a biomarker for autism, the researchers say.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Preliminary results suggested the treatment is no better than placebo at reducing the severity of core autism traits.
Brain responses to visual stimuli are smaller and weaker in children with Phelan-McDermid syndrome, an autism-linked genetic condition, than in non-autistic children.
Integrating genetic analyses into studies of babies’ brain development could help us understand how autism-related genes contribute to autism traits.
In this edition of Null and Noteworthy, researchers open the case on acetaminophen and close it on oxytocin.
The investigational drug arbaclofen makes autistic people’s brains respond to a visual task more like non-autistic people’s brains do.
A delayed brain response to viewing faces may predict lags in social-skill development in autistic people.
A new protocol aims to help researchers include more autistic people — especially those who are minimally verbal or have intellectual disability — in imaging studies.
Mice with a mutation in their mitochondrial DNA show altered brain activity, repetitive behaviors and reduced sociability, according to a new study.