The repetitive behaviors seen in autism may originate in the striatum, a cluster of neurons involved with initiating and executing movements.
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Looking for signs of autism in characters from history and literature can offer insight into society’s changing perceptions through time — but it can also increase the risk of stigma against people with the condition.
A growing number of studies are revealing circuits that may underlie social challenges in autism — and how to fine-tune them.
Growing ranks of researchers on the spectrum are overcoming barriers — from neurotypical bias to sensory sensitivities — to shape autism science.
The overproduction of proteins in brain cells called microglia causes social impairments, cognitive deficits and repetitive behavior in male mice, a new study has found.
Sheltering in place is especially hard for autistic children who dread changes in routine and who may have learned to repress their ways of managing stress. Here are tips to help them cope.
Mice missing DLG2, a protein central to neuronal activity, are anxious, sleep poorly and overgroom themselves.