Studies of social-brain function are moving out of scanners and into realistic settings.
Expert opinions on trends and controversies in autism research.
Scientists have discovered more than 100 new proteins at junctions in the brain that dampen neuronal activity.
Don’t let Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s appointment distract us from fighting the policy changes that could have dire consequences for people with autism.
A college student on the spectrum reflects on her struggles relating to others and gaining independence — and on the people who have given her hope.
People with autism who speak few or no words need tools that can help them communicate. Scientists could make this happen.
A new bill threatens to lower the scientific standards that have made the Food and Drug Administration’s approval the gold standard worldwide.
A new guide offers the most detailed assessment yet of ability in people with autism, and may be a useful tool for diagnosis and research.
Scientists should regularly relate their work to a broad audience, and universities should support these efforts.
Studying the visual system could help scientists understand how autism alters neural functioning in the brain.
Deletion of a section of chromosome 22 can cause psychosis in one individual and autism in another, via independent biological pathways.
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