Mouse studies question ‘inhibition’ theory of autism

09:02 EST 22 Jan 2019 | Science Blog

Mouse studies question ‘inhibition’ theory of autismA detailed study of four mouse models of autism challenges the most common assumption about what goes wrong in brain circuits to cause disease symptoms. The major hypothesis today — one supported by many animal studies — has been that neurons in the autistic brain receive too little inhibition or too much excitation, which causes […]

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