Autism test adults

Autism test adults

They want to see if MDMA can reduce the fear of interacting with people in social situations. Researchers say MDMA can increase confidence and increase bonding and understanding of social…

Empathy Psychology

Empathy Psychology

Are some people born with a brain that is wired to be more empathetic? Can compassion be learned? What daily habits or life experiences reinforce selfishness, narcissism, and at a far extreme psychopathy? Last night, I listened to an interview with Madonna…

Testing for Autism in Toddlers

Testing for Autism in Toddlers

Julia Yellow A panel of genes expressed in blood can distinguish toddlers who will later be diagnosed with autism from those without the disorder 83 percent of the time. The finding, reported 4 March in JAMA Psychiatry , suggests that signaling pathways…

Autism in adults test

Autism in adults test

Intelligence quotients (IQs) of toddlers with autism closely predict how they will fare as adults, reports a 17-year study published 9 December in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry Tests administered between the ages of 2 to 3 years can also…

Autism Diagnostic Tools

Autism Diagnostic Tools

Technology transfer: To identify children with autism, low-income countries need diagnostic methods that are low cost and simple to learn. Most of the world’s children live in low- and middle-income countries. Yet few epidemiological studies of autism…