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Autism Spectrum Disorder affects 1 in 160 children worldwide.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of February 3, 2020.
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Theory of mind is your ability to infer and understand other people’s thoughts, desires, and beliefs — no telepathic superpowers required.
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They’re taking over Amazon and Kickstarter. But do they live up to the hype?
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Research over the past half century has profoundly changed what we know about autism, revealing clues to its origins and suggesting new strategies for early detection and treatment.
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Genes in action before birth may sow the seeds of autism spectrum disorder.
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Scientists are harnessing the brain's own hormones to help treat the symptoms of autism.
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The autism researcher tells tales of triumphs and tribulations in this podcast from People Behind the Science.
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We answer your questions about autism spectrum disorder.
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More than one in seventy children are believed to be affected by autism, a condition that can cause cognitive and behavioral challenges.
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Neuroscientist Damien Fair discusses how brain imaging is used to explore ways to better characterize developmental brain disorders like autism and ADHD.
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Neuroscientist Damien Fair discusses how brain imaging is used to explore ways to better characterize developmental brain disorders like autism and ADHD.
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