Archive: 16/08/2010

Disturbances in certain genes play a role in autism

Together with colleagues from an international research group, autism researcher Christopher Gillberg of the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has found in a new study that autism can be partially explained by abnormalities ...

dateAug 16, 2010 in Genetics
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Language as a window into sociability

People with Williams syndrome-known for their indiscriminate friendliness and ease with strangers-process spoken language differently from people with autism spectrum disorders-characterized by social withdrawal and isolation-found ...

dateAug 16, 2010 in Neuroscience
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