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New Clues To Why Some Autistic Kids Are So Good At Math
Differences in cognitive organization turns some people with autism into math whizzes.
How To Argue With The Anti-Vaccine Crazies: A Guide
In honor of Jenny McCarthy's new seat at "The View"
Kids With Autism May Not Enjoy The Sound Of The Human Voice
All human voices, not just the annoying ones.
Wristband Sensors Can Detect, and Possibly Predict, Life-Threatening Seizures
Some seizures briefly incapacitate, while other seizures can be deadly. Knowing the difference is obviously of grave importance, but figuring … Continued
Using the Microsoft Kinect to Detect Autism
There are five Microsoft Kinects set up all around the University of Minnesota’s Institute of Child Development, but they’re not … Continued
Scientists Switch Social Behaviors On and Off in Mice, Shedding Light on Human Social Disorders
Just yesterday we learned that Caltech researchers can use pulses of light to toggle aggressive behaviors in the mouse brain. … Continued
Camera-Equipped Glasses Can Analyze the Expression of the Person You’re Talking To
Sometimes, the look on someone’s face says it all. More often, our facial expressions are nuanced. More often still, we … Continued
British Doctor Faked Data Linking Vaccines to Autism, and Aimed to Profit From It
The British scientist responsible for starting the autism-MMR vaccine hoax not only falsified his data, but sought to profit from … Continued
In New Study, MRI Scans First Provide Way To Diagnose Autism with Near Perfect Accuracy
Autism disorders affect one in 110 children in the U.S.–or perhaps more–but the method of diagnosing the condition, which is … Continued