On Cayo Santiago island, scientists track the alliances and power struggles of a colony of feral monkeys — collecting data to generate new insights into the social challenges that people with autism face.
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Clinicians can use play to deliver therapies that could improve a child’s social skills, language and certain cognitive capacities.
Meeting people with autism can give scientists new ideas and the motivation to pursue long-term studies.
Somer Bishop is launching a revolution in autism diagnosis, creating faster, more precise tools that speed research and better capture the full spectrum of autism symptoms.
A widely used diagnostic test for autism can reliably distinguish the condition from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, but not always.
Sounds, smells and social encounters are just a few of the challenges that Leironica Hawkins, an artist on the spectrum, faces every day.
An unprecedented look at the activity of 223 individual neurons in the amygdala calls into question the longstanding idea that the region recognizes eye contact.