Press Release – Men and women with autism have ‘extreme male’ scores on the ‘eyes test’ of mindreading

Scientists at the University of Cambridge University have published new results in the journal PLoS ONE from the largest ever study of people with autism taking the ‘Reading the Mind in the Eyes’ test. Whilst typical adults showed the predicted and now well-established sex difference on this test, with women on average scoring higher than […]

Horses helping with Autism

I first came to horses some years ago as an adult. ¬†As a child they had been my overriding obsession but the opportunity to have much contact with them, let alone have one of my own was never a remote possibility. ¬†Looking back I wonder how much difference that contact would have made as I […]