Don’t judge this book by its decidedly dull cover: Across its pages, some of the most dramatic changes in the history of autism have played out. This short animation chronicles how a diagnostic manual has defined and redefined autism over the years.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
A new neuroimaging device that is worn like a helmet enables researchers to map the functional activity of a person’s brain as she moves her head.
Our autism anchors, Raphael Bernier and James Mancini, explain how mouse models can help scientists understand the causes of autism and evaluate potential treatments for the condition.
An algorithm that decodes and quantifies mouse body language could reveal the brain circuits underlying certain autism features.
Raphael Bernier and James Mancini describe the similarities and differences between autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Our autism anchors, Raphael Bernier and James Mancini, nominate candidates for the hottest topic in autism research in 2017.
The same techniques that generate images of smoke, clouds and fantastic beasts in movies can render neurons and brain structures in fine-grained detail.
A wireless miniature microscope lets researchers peer into the brains of mice as they run along a 25-foot track.
Two scientists describe the causes and consequences of sleep disruptions in autism — and what to do about them.
Some genes linked to autism regulate the production of proteins at neuronal junctions, suggesting that disrupted protein synthesis contributes to the condition.