Updates in Autism Research

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January 10, 2022


Some interesting autism research has come out in the past month. Researchers are using mouse models to look into a possible connection between autism and intestinal inflammation; it will be important to see whether their findings can be confirmed in humans. In another study, researchers looked at the connection between infants' neural responses to baby talk, or "motherese," and their social development. Follow the links to read more:

Science Daily: Research finds potential mechanism linking autism, intestinal inflammation

Science Daily: When mom talks, are infants with ASD listening?