Autistic Children Make Limited Eye Contact
...issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry , the new research found that children with autism spent more time looking at an adult's mouth instead of gazing
into the eyes.
"Just as the eyes are the window to the soul, the eyes are also a window into social development," said study senior author Ami Klin...
Contact Lens Shift Can Compromise Vision of People with Astigmatism with the Blink of an Eye
simultaneous movements of both eyes in the same direction.
"During wide angle eye movements, tasks such as scanning a newspaper
for information, gazing
to the extreme side for changing lanes while
driving or parking/backing up, or trying to view a flag on a putting green
while teeing off in golf, a ro...
Pediatricians' Group Issues New Autism Guidelines
... highlights some of the earlier signs that might suggest an autism spectrum disorder. They may include:
A lack of warm, joyful expressions while gazing
at a parent or other caregiver.
No back-and-forth babbling between the infant and parent beginning around 5 months of age.
A lack of recognitio...
Farewell chicken tenders
...th lousy health habits. The prerequisites: a chummy relationship with saturated fat but no acquaintance with fruits and vegetables; leisure time spent gazing
at a TV or computer screen, along with an "allergy" to exercise.
In other words, a typical American lifestyle.
"That was me," Hesemann said. S...
Moon, Venus Pair Up, Play Hide-and-seek
...vely rare astronomical phenomenon, much to the delight of astronomers and stargazers.
As the cloud blanket gave way to an azure sky, people - gazing
at it from open fields, parks and from top of their houses - had a breathtaking view of the celestial spectacle.
Experts of the Nehru Planetar...
Parkinsons Disease can Be Predicted by Metabolic Pathway
...s within genes that encode that pathway, and analyzed their joint effects.
Dr. Maraganore compares the change in method to the difference between gazing
at faint stars with a telescope versus looking at the Milky Way with the naked eye. Instead of straining to observe the effects of single DNA variants...
Gazing Away During Conversation Would Increase Concentration
...Doherty-Sneddon have concluded in their recent study, that is to be published in the British Journal of Developmental Psychology, that looking away or gazing
from the point of focus would actually increase ones concentration.
In the study that was conducted on a group of 25-year-olds, the researchers ...
Task Learning Made Simple By Taking Short Breaks
If this idea proves true in people, it could have many implications for human learning. It suggests that those idle times, perhaps spent gazing
into space, are actually crucial for our brains to replay, and learn from, recent experiences.
Fixational eye movement responsible for visibility
...ovements occurring inside the eye even when the person is looking at a fixed point, are also responsible for proper visibility.
Even when we are gazing
at a fixed object our eye are continuously moving which make things visible and if these movement stops it leads to fading of objects and this continu...
Newborns Know how to make eye contact
... first experiment with the two photographs, and recorded the babies' brain activity during the test.
When looking at the face that appeared to be gazing
directly at them, the infants had more of a certain component of brain electrical activity, known as N170, compared to when they were looking at the f...
Life secret exposed: Scientists unlock mystery of molecular machine
... most powerful microscopes, comparing most other biological molecules to this behemoth is like comparing a tricycle to a jumbo jet. Having spent years gazing
at the detailed structure of the ribosome, Prof. Steinberg pondered how such an immense and complex structure could have assembled itself from smaller...
A frown or a smile? Children with autism can't discern
While the results show the key role of eye gaze in signaling communicative intent, it also shows that autistic children, even when gazing
directly into someone’s eyes, don’t recognize visual cues and don’t process that information. That may be why children diagnosed with autism have vary...