Marmosets exposed to a mock infection in the womb have altered vocal development and diminished social interest; exposed macaques show changes in brain structure and function.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
A new study supports the view that songbirds offer a good model to study speech learning in autistic children.
A comprehensive review has found no scientific basis for a controversial technique that supposedly helps autistic people communicate.
Watch the complete replay of Evelina Fedorenko discussing language processing and development in autism.
New artificial-intelligence software detects and analyzes the ultrasonic squeaks and cries that constitute inaudible rodent language.
Scientists are finding new ways to test cognition in autistic individuals who speak little or not at all.
A monkey-sized jacket embedded with motion sensors — similar to technology used to animate creatures in movies — is helping researchers develop the common marmoset as a model for studying human social behavior.
Inhibiting the social hormone oxytocin alters the songs male zebra finches sing to attract females.