Autism News and Research

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Females score higher than males on the widely used 'Reading the Mind in the Eyes' Test, study shows

Females score higher than males on the widely used 'Reading the Mind in the Eyes' Test, study shows

Cellular models based on reprogrammed human cells could boost development of efficient therapies

Cellular models based on reprogrammed human cells could boost development of efficient therapies

Radiation damage to mature sperm cannot be repaired and is instead passed on to the offspring

Radiation damage to mature sperm cannot be repaired and is instead passed on to the offspring

Antidepressant use during pregnancy may combine with inflammation to alter offspring neurobiology

Antidepressant use during pregnancy may combine with inflammation to alter offspring neurobiology

Virtual reality games, eye tracking and machine learning can be used to detect ADHD

Virtual reality games, eye tracking and machine learning can be used to detect ADHD

Study uncovers genetic cause of a novel developmental epilepsy syndrome

Study uncovers genetic cause of a novel developmental epilepsy syndrome

Four genetic mutations linked to progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

Four genetic mutations linked to progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

To attract in-home caregivers, California offers paid training — and self-care

To attract in-home caregivers, California offers paid training — and self-care

New method uses light to change long-term behavior of neurons

New method uses light to change long-term behavior of neurons

NIHTB-CB tests found to be sensitive in detecting cognitive change in people with intellectual disability

NIHTB-CB tests found to be sensitive in detecting cognitive change in people with intellectual disability

New trial to evaluate a potential treatment for irritability in teenagers with autism

New trial to evaluate a potential treatment for irritability in teenagers with autism

Does air pollution reduce cognitive function over time?

Does air pollution reduce cognitive function over time?

Chemical residue from commercial dishwashers causes gut epithelial barrier damage

Chemical residue from commercial dishwashers causes gut epithelial barrier damage

Removal of cilia from the brain's striatum impairs time perception and judgment, study finds

Removal of cilia from the brain's striatum impairs time perception and judgment, study finds

Specific genetic variant linked to early-onset childhood epilepsy discovered

Specific genetic variant linked to early-onset childhood epilepsy discovered

Human fetal cerebellar cell atlas reveals the origin of aggressive medulloblastomas

Human fetal cerebellar cell atlas reveals the origin of aggressive medulloblastomas

New study questions the perception that autistic individuals experience less pain

New study questions the perception that autistic individuals experience less pain

UQ student awarded national prize for debunking common autism myth

UQ student awarded national prize for debunking common autism myth

Animal study pinpoints a gene that is vital for development of earliest social behaviors

Animal study pinpoints a gene that is vital for development of earliest social behaviors

Two studies reveal insights into how the spinal cord and brainstem contribute to sense of touch

Two studies reveal insights into how the spinal cord and brainstem contribute to sense of touch