A new technique enables scientists to use a pulse of light to control the activity of a single neuron.
Charting the structure and function of the brain’s many circuits may unravel autism’s mysteries.
Watch the complete replay of James McPartland discussing the need for clinically useful biomarkers for autism.
A widely used treatment for anxiety can eliminate some of the cognitive and social problems seen in mice missing a copy of ARID1B, a gene associated with autism.
Scanning the brains of a single individual over months to years may illuminate daily fluctuations in activity relevant to conditions such as autism, says Russell Poldrack.
A large array of electrodes can record the activity of neurons across a wide swath of the monkey brain.
New evidence from both people and mice points to a part of the cerebellum that helps process social information as being critical in autism.
A software package identifies bundles of nerve fibers in brain-imaging data, revealing connections unique to people with autism.
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