autism

Autism: how to break the myths

We still don't know what the genetic root is. We do not know how genes interact with other evolutionary and environmental factors, and research has not been able to link what these genes are. But we do know that there are different causes that affect neurodevelopment, as Ruth Vidriales, technical director and psychologist of the Autism Conference of Spain, tells us.

What is Asperger's syndrome?

Asperger's syndrome is suffered by the charismatic Sheldon Cooper, from The Big Bang Theory series.

What is autism?

Autism and its associated behaviors occur in 1 in 59 individuals.

Neuropills Chapter 10: Grunya Efimovna Sukhareva

The Ukrainian psychiatrist Grunya Efimovna Sukhareva, almost a complete stranger, was the first to publish studies where she described features of Autism Spectrum Disorder in children.

The shape of the cerebellum could be linked to autism

This part of the brain is key to the development of personality in the first years of life.

A drug corrects the symptoms of autism in mice

It has been tried to reverse the behavioral and brain abnormalities of the disorder in mouse models.

Confirmed: Autism is hereditary

Most cases of autism can be explained by faulty genes.

Autism linked to metal exposure in babies

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder have lower absorption of nutrients and greater exposure to toxins, according to a study.

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