Researchers have used a new gene-editing technique to delete a segment of DNA associated with autism and schizophrenia from mouse brain cells.
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Playing games designed to hone the ability to intuit others’ thoughts and feelings increases activity in regions of the social brain.
Denver, Colorado, is one of at least eight cities considering an Oregon program to decriminalize and improve the treatment of people with severe mental illness — while saving the city money.
The loss of 21 genes on chromosome 3 may substantially raise the risk of autism.
A new method enables researchers to test algorithms for spotting genes that contribute to a trait or condition.
Mice that lack a segment of chromosome 22 — a mutation associated with autism — have unusually sparse connections between brain regions.
Many young autistic people with signs of emerging psychosis go without appropriate care.
Children in families with a history of brain conditions may be at increased odds of being autistic.
Certain repeated stretches of DNA that are linked to the expansion of the primate brain may also enhance autism traits.