About 45 percent of us yawn when we see someone else yawn.
Autism, or autism spectrum disorder, is a developmental disorder that affects a person's ability to communicate and interact with others. About 1 in 68 children in the United States has autism. Here's the latest news on autism and possible treatments for the condition.
A new method of looking at brain scanning data can track brain development from childhood to adulthood.
Gluten is a protein found in grains such as wheat and barley, and is known to cause inflammation in the intestines of people with celiac disease.
Proposed changes to the psychiatrist's bible, the DSM, about disorders ranging from Asperger's to gender identity, have sparked debate.
The Lancet finally has retracted the flawed 1998 study that invented the vaccine-autism link, and the lead author has been disgraced, but the damage is done.
A 40-year-old woman's risk of having a child later diagnosed with autism much higher than women under 30.
The rise in disorders such as autism could be partly due to the subtle pressures of human evolution.
Autistic children laugh in a unique way that could reveal more about the nature of human laughter, a study found.
Scientists have found neurons in monkey's brains that may be responsible for gaze-following behavior
Brain metabolism, possibly stimulated by early cooking, may be the main factor behind our intelligence.