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Autism Brain

Landmark Study Identifies Key Brain Difference In Autism

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.18.2015 | Science

Neuroscientists at Harvard and MIT have identified, for the first time, a link between the activity of the neurotransmitter GABA and symptoms of autis...

5 Early Signs Of Autism All Parents Should Know

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.08.2015 | Healthy Living

For the best outcomes in treating Autism Spectrum Disorder, early diagnosis and intervention are absolutely critical for improving a child's odds of d...

New Study Gets Closer To Understanding Brains Of People With Autism

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living

While science has yet to pinpoint the exact cause of autism, a new study reveals that the brains of people with the disorder share a common pattern of...

Researchers Find Brain Differences Between Asperger's And Autism

Posted 10.05.2013 | Healthy Living

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 08/05/2013 08:21 AM EDT on LiveScience Children with Asperger's syndrome show patterns of brain conn...

A Possible Explanation For Uncontrolled Brain Growth In Autism

| Posted 05.23.2012 | Healthy Living

By Ferris Jabr (Click here for the original article) As a baby grows inside the womb, its brain does not simply expand like a dehydrated sponge dr...

Autism Linked With Too Many Brain Cells, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 01.09.2012 | Healthy Living

Autism is linked with having too many neurons in the part of the brain responsible for communication, cognitive development and social skills, accordi...

Autistic Toddlers Have Out-Of-Sync Brains: Study

Posted 08.24.2011 | Healthy Living

Researchers studying autistic toddlers have discovered their brain activity appears to be out of sync at a very early stage -- a finding that sheds li...