Autism: Twin study reveals strong genetic influences on how infants visually explore social world


Photo: Child looking at a comic on a tv screen; Copyright: Huy Mach

Using eye-tracking technology, researchers have found evidence that genetics plays a major role in how children look at the world and whether they have a preference for gazing at people's eyes and faces or at objects. The discovery further helps understanding the causes of autism; © Huy Mach