Posts Tagged ‘autism study’

Eye Gazing May Indicate Autism In Babies

Saturday, November 9th, 2013
A study suggests that the length of time that a baby looks into other people’s eyes may help provide sign whether the infant may likely develop autism. Researchers from the Marcus Autism Center and Emory University found that infants who later developed autism began spending less time looking at people’s eyes between 2 to 6 months of age. The infants paid less and less attention to the eyes as they grew

Study Links Autism To Too Many Neurons In the Brain

Thursday, November 10th, 2011
A recent preliminary study has indicated that autism may possibly be linked to people having too many neurons in a part of the brain that is responsible for cognitive development as well as social skills and communication. The same study also suggests that autism may also develop while the baby is still on the mother’s womb. The findings of the study were published in the Journal of the American Medical Assoc