Human Origins: Lessons from Autism Disorders

This month we present another fascinating series from the folks at UC San Diego’s Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny (CARTA), who brought together the foremost researchers in the world to explore the newest understandings of the roots of autism spectrum disorders.

Watch “Human Origins: Lessons from Autism Spectrum Disorders,” this month on UCTV.

“Genetic Etiology, Surprising Findings in Autism, and The ‘Like-Me’ Theory for Connecting Self and Others.”


The Early Identification of Autism, Mirroring in the Neurotypical and Autistic Brain, and Mirror Neuron Dysfunction in Neurology


The Evolutionary Biology of Autism Risk, Systems Biology of Autism Spectrum Disorders, and The Fetal Androgen Theory


5 thoughts on “Human Origins: Lessons from Autism Disorders

  1. I’m glad to see you posting kid fdnierly type websites. I am always looking for new sites for my nephews, one who I suspect is on the spectrum, but my sister refuses to believe it or get him tested. :/ All she says is he lives in his own little world, doing his own things . Okkkk then.As always, I appreciate reading your reviews!

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  4. Autism affect information processing in brain, which alter the nerve cells and their synpases. There are three disorders, Autism spectrum, Asperger syndrome and pervasive developmental disorder. Autism is a neural disorder which is impaired with social interaction and communication. These patients has restricted and repetitive behavior.

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