By Dan Carney. Study suggests Dunning-Kruger effect applies to autism knowledge.
Understanding compensation and its consequences may help autistic people manage their mental health more effectively. By Alex Fradera
By Emma Young. Men with autistic traits made decisions based more on their partner’s behaviour than appearance.
Autism camouflaging is when an autistic person conceals their social difficulties. New study finds it’s more common in women. By Helge Hasselmann
The findings support the idea that prenatal exposure to high levels of testosterone may contribute to the development of autism. By Christian Jarrett
This could be seen as an example of how autism is not “in all respects a disability”, the researchers said. By Emma Young
Researchers gave autistic teens and neurotypical controls a range of tests measuring introspection, autobiographical memory and mentalising. By Dan Carney
Autistic people took more photos of other people, challenging the idea that they’re not interested in others. By Christian Jarrett
Brainwave study finds autistic people process touch differently, and this is linked with their social problems. By Helge Hasslmann
By Emma Young. As well as being fascinating, the study has important practical implications.