Social differences in boys and girls with autism

Infant girls at risk for autism pay more attention to social cues in faces than infant boys, according to a Yale School of Medicine study – the first one known to prospectively examine sex-related social differences in at-risk infants.

02/10/2016

Photo: little girl sitting in front of the tv

Girls at risk of autism displayed more attention to people and their faces than all other infants; © Chawarska Lab, Yale University