Integrating genetic analyses into studies of babies’ brain development could help us understand how autism-related genes contribute to autism traits.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Tag: face processing
How autistic people look at a face may be linked more to alexithymia, a condition marked by difficulties recognizing one’s own emotions, than to autism.
A delayed brain response to viewing faces may predict lags in social-skill development in autistic people.
Looking at eyes, noses and mouths may prompt slower recognition in the brains of autistic people than in those of non-autistic people.
A new eye-tracking study highlights how social cues shape attention differently in people with and without autism.
Neurotypical adults change how they view social scenes over time in a way that autistic adults do not, reflecting different underlying mechanisms of social attention.
Protecting the privacy of autistic people and their families faces new challenges in the era of big data.
Conversations between an autistic and a typical person involve less smiling and more mismatched facial expressions than do interactions between two typical people.