Autism: face-processing clues to inheritance

Elizabeth Pellicano*

*Corresponding author for this work

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When reading faces, autistic individuals gain considerably less information from the eyes and more from the mouth. A new study reports that some parents of autistic children use strikingly similar strategies, providing a crucial clue as to what might be inherited in autism.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R748-R750
Number of pages3
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - 9 Sep 2008
Externally publishedYes


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