Link Between Autism and Pain Sensitivity

Link Between Autism and Pain Sensitivity

Summary: A new study confirms those on the autism spectrum are hypersensitive to pain. The new study from UT Dallas researchers also demonstrated people with ASD showed greater neural responses in the anterior cingulate cortex than those not on the spectrum when...
Eye Test Could Help Diagnose Autism

Eye Test Could Help Diagnose Autism

Summary: A simple eye test may be a useful tool in helping to diagnose ASD, a new study reports. Researchers measured eye movement in those on the autism spectrum and found they continually missed a specific target. The researchers suggest sensory motor control in the...