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The mission of the ARC is to understand the biomedical causes of autism spectrum conditions, and develop new and validated methods for assessment and intervention. The ARC fosters collaboration between scientists in Cambridge University and outside, to accelerate this mission.

Recent ARC Publications

Measuring autistic traits in the general population: a systematic review of the Autism-Spectrum Quotient (AQ) in a nonclinical population sample of 6,900 typical adult males and females

E Ruzich, C Allison, P Smith, P Watson, B Auyeung, Howard Ring, S Baron-Cohen

Dissociation between cognitive and affective empathy in youth with Asperger Syndrome

P. Rueda, P. Fernández-Berrocal, S. Baron-Cohen

Can Music Increase Empathy?

D Greenberg, P Rentfrow, S Baron-Cohen

Sex differences in the neural basis of false-belief and pragmatic language comprehension

C K Frank, S Baron-Cohen, B L Ganzel

Parental concerns, socio-economic status, and the risk of autism spectrum conditions in a population-based study

X Sun, C Allison, B Auyeung, S Baron-Cohen, C Brayne

Abnormal Functional Activation and Maturation of Fronto-Striato-Temporal and Cerebellar Regions During Sustained Attention in Autism Spectrum Disorder

C M Murphy, A Christakou, E M Daly, C Ecker, V Giampietro, M Brammer, A B Smith, P Johnston, D M Robertson

Lost for emotion words: What motor and limbic brain activity reveals about autism and semantic theory

R L Moseley, Y Shtyrova, B Mohr, M V Lombardo, S Baron-Cohen, F Pulvermüller

Genetic variation in the oxytocin receptor (OXTR) gene is associated with Asperger Syndrome

Di Napoli, V Warrier, S Baron-Cohen, B Chakrabarti

White-matter relaxation time and myelin water fraction differences in young adults with autism

S. C. L. Deoni, J. R. Zinkstok, E. Daly, C. Ecke, MRC AIMS Consortium, S. C. R. Williams, D. G. M. Murphy

Neuroanatomy of Individual Differences in Language in Adult Males with Autism

M-C Lai, M Lombardo, C Ecker, B Chakrabarti, J Suckling, E Bullmore, F Happé, MRC AIMS Consortium, D Murphy, S Baron-Cohen

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