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      His Brain, Her Brain

      Boy or girl? Even before a person is born, that’s the first thing everyone wants to know—underscoring just how much value humans place on gender. In this eBook, we take a closer look at the anatomical, chemical and functional differences in the brains of men and women—as well as some surprising similarities. 

      * Editor’s note: Special Edition was published as His Brain, Her Brain.
      His Brain, Her Brain
      November 6, 2013Health

      Autism Symptoms Seen in Babies

      Infants that would later be diagnosed with the disorder began to avoid eye contact at two months of age
      May 1, 2013Mind & Brain

      MIND Reviews: The Autistic Brain

      Books and recommendations from Scientific American MIND
      January 23, 2008The Sciences

      Navigating the Genome for Autism Clues

      Two new studies connect structural variations to 1 percent of autism cases, a finding that may help unlock the enigmatic disorder's genetic footprint
      June 18, 2013Environment

      U.S. Kids Born in Polluted Areas More Likely to Have Autism

      Babies born in areas with high airborne levels of mercury, diesel exhaust, lead, manganese, nickel and methylene chloride were more likely to have autism than those in areas with lower pollution...
      July 1, 2012Mind & Brain

      Horses Soothe Kids with Autism

      The animals' motion may correct rhythm coordination problems
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