A new study explains that Autism is a disorder where there is an impairment in the ability to predict behavior and make order of the outside world.
By Lisa M. Krieger, San Jose Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. — Quick: Find the fruit! Feed the fish! List a sequence of steps, in reverse! Your online test results aren’t pass-fail. You aren’t graded. But your scores give valuable snapshots of your mental flexibility and memory, contributing to what researchers at the University of California, […]
By Kerry Sheridan Washington (AFP) — The brains of children with autism contain a built-in patchwork of defects, suggesting that the developmental disorder begins while they are growing in the womb, said a U.S. study. Researchers described their findings in the New England Journal of Medicine as “direct evidence” of a prenatal origin for autism, […]
By Geoffrey Mohan, Los Angeles Times Memory can be altered by new experience, and isn’t nearly as accurate as courtroom testimony might have us believe, a new study suggests. The results suggest a cheeky answer to the question posed by comedian Richard Pryor: “Who you gonna believe: me, or your lyin’ eyes?” Turns out, Pryor […]