Posts Tagged: autism

Western University researchers identify mechanism that regulates acoustic habituation

April 11, 2017

Most people will startle when they hear an unexpected loud sound. The second time they hear the noise, they’ll startle significantly less; by the third time, they’ll barely startle at…

Western student wins major international award for study with autistic children

September 21, 2016

Strengthening parents’ ability to communicate with their autistic children has not only greatly benefited a number of Ontario families but it’s also landed a Western University student a major international…

Why people with autism sometimes fail to see ‘the big picture’

December 16, 2015

New findings by Melvyn Goodale from Western University’s Brain and Mind Institute, in collaboration with Australian researchers at Swinburne University of Technology and La Trobe University, show that people with…

International research team discover potential blood test for autistic patients

January 28, 2013

Results of a recent clinical study by researchers from Western University and University of Arkansas reveal the presence of a unique blood marker, which may further the understanding of possible gut linked environmental contributors to autism.