Researchers have developed a new intranasal device that delivers oxytocin directly to the brain.
Study reveals the disruptions in prenatal neurogenesis can increase the risk of autism spectrum disorder. Findings also reveal estrogen can protect against the disruption of neurogenesis and steer the embryonic brain on the course of normal development.
A new study that used rhesus macaques with low levels of sociability revealed the animals had reduced levels of vasopressin in their cerebral spinal fluid, as did children diagnosed with ASD.
A drug used for almost 100 years to treat trypanosomiasis appears to be effective in reversing autism like symptoms in mice, a new study reports.
Children born to either very young or very old fathers show more pro-social behaviors during early development, but lagged behind their peers born to middle aged dads during adolescence.
Researchers have identified neurons vital for socialized behavior in zebrasifh. The study reports, when the neurons are disabled, their orientation to one another breaks down in a similar way to socialization problems in humans with ASD.