Autism spectrum disorders

Dodginess detection and crime in adults with autism

Difficulty in recognizing dodgy behavior or not being able to predict someone has bad intentions has often been argued as the reason people with autism can become unwittingly ensnared in crimes.

Neuroscience

Mindfulness training provides a natural high, study finds

New research from the University of Utah finds that a mindfulness meditation practice can produce a healthy altered state of consciousness in the treatment of individuals with addictive behaviors. Not unlike what one might ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Questioning mindfulness training for young people

Despite its increasing presence in Australian schools, there is a pressing need to better understand young people's experiences of mindfulness teaching to ensure it is actually of benefit, a leading education expert has warned.

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