Autism: The Human Brain on a Continuum with Daniel Geschwind - Autism Tree Project Foundation Global Neurodiversity Conference 2023

11/22/2023; 33 minutes

Daniel Geschwind, M.D., Ph.D., explains autism's genetic roots using a polygenic model, where multiple genes, including common variations, contribute to the risk. Geschwind stresses a continuum in social behavior, showcasing features like synesthesia and exceptional talents as part of human variation. Geschwind,emphasizes the complexity of autism, urging recognition of strengths and vulnerabilities in the spectrum of human cognition and behavior. Recorded on 11/03/2023. (#39166)

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