Autism and schizophrenia share a long and tangled history. Comparing the social features of the two conditions could lead to better treatments and a deeper understanding of each.
Employers discover the perks of having staffers on the spectrum, robots deliver autism therapy, and Jennifer Doudna of CRISPR fame recounts her nightmares.
Paternal age drives ‘geek index’ scores, GWAS may have a big weakness, serotonin boosts mouse social behaviors, and what is science Tinder?
Artist Leironica Hawkins feels comfortable making eye contact with only some people.
Assessing social ability in adults with autism requires controlled tests involving real-time social interactions. Virtual reality makes this possible.
The reasons some people with autism don’t make eye contact may differ between childhood and adulthood.
A camera embedded in a pair of eyeglasses can reliably gauge a child’s tendency to look another person in the eye.
Watch the complete replay of Geoff Bird’s webinar on the similarities and differences between autism and alexithymia.
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