Special issue on neuroscience: The autism enigma.

  • Published 2011 in Nature


spectrum disorder conspires to make it hard to understand. It takes diverse forms, from profound communication and behavioural problems to social difficulties coupled with normal language and even precocious talents. (Here, Nature will refer to them all as autism.) The prevalence of autism is rising — by some counts, steeply — but the reasons for that are… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/479021a