autism

Robot toys provide clues about infant development

Robot toys provide clues about infant development

New research shows that using robots could help detect early signs of autism or ADHD in infants.

Sensors help predict outbursts in autistic kids

Sensors help predict outbursts in autistic kids

Sweating for science: researcher uses sweat monitors to predict behavioral issues in adolescents severely affected with autism.

Autism: Wearable reads signs of oncoming aggression

Autism: Wearable reads signs of oncoming aggression

Researchers have created a wearable wrist device for people with autism that monitors physiological indicators such as heart rate, skin surface temperature, and perspiration of stress.

AI may help spot autism early

AI may help spot autism early

A machine learning algorithm can spot abnormalities in pupil dilation that are predictive of autism spectrum disorder in mouse models.

AI detects a new class of mutations behind autism

AI detects a new class of mutations behind autism

Using artificial intelligence, researchers have decoded the functional impact of genome mutations in people with autism spectrum disorder.

Autism: Google Glass helps kids improve socialization skills

Autism: Google Glass helps kids improve socialization skills

Children with autism improved measurably on a test of socialization and learning when their therapy included an at-home intervention with Google Glass.