The gene Abl, a target of the anti-cancer drug Gleevec, is required for the correct development of the olfactory system.
The posterior superior parietal lobule links behavioral inflexibility and perceptual rigidity in patients with autism, scientists say.
Neurological diseases such as autism and schizophrenia are linked to impaired autophagy in neurons, say researchers in Japan.
Autism is linked to random activity in the sensory cortices and slower processing in the right caudate of the brain, researchers say.
Researchers in Japan have identified gamma oscillations in the brain as a potential diagnostic for autism spectrum disorder in children.