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Los Angeles TimesPeople with Asperger's syndrome, a mild form of autism, dramatically improve their social learning skills and spend more time gazing at pictures of faces after inhaling the social-bonding hormone oxytocin, researchers have found. The study, published...
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A self-possessed individual graced with the good looks of a matinee idol -- large, bluish-gray eyes, a firm jaw line and fistfuls of brown, wavy hair -- actor Hugh Dancy seemed, at first glance, completely wrong for the lead in Fox Searchlight's...
Summer: Those 10 weeks that can change your life -- when your time is your own, when you might fall in love (or lust) for the first time, or first make your own money, whether it's with a lemonade stand or a job with a paycheck. The endless possibility...
Sentinel movie criticWhen an actor plays a character with an unusual disorder, he can't think about how people who know that malady might watch his performance — looking for errors, symptoms that do or don't ring true. "I would have been paralyzed with anxiety,"...
Parallel Play Growing Up With Undiagnosed Asperger's Tim Page Doubleday: 198 pp., $26 Are we who we are in spite of our afflictions, or because of them? This question beats at the heart of Tim Page's brief, unadorned memoir, "Parallel Play:...
wpix.comA missing 13-year-old boy with Asperger's syndrome spent 11 days in the subway system before being found. Police found Francisco Hernandez Jr. in a Coney Island station on October 26 after the boy survived for almost two weeks on a diet consisting of...
FOX40 NewsStudents on the campus of Sacramento State University are learning the name of a fellow Hornet beaten to death by his room-mate in a violent attack at the school's dormitories Wednesday afternoon. Campus police responded to an assault on a student at the...
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KTLA NewsNEW YORK -- A missing 13-year old boy spent 11 days riding subway trains while police and his parents searched the city for him. Francisco Hernandez Jr. suffers from a form of Autism known as Asperger's syndrome. Police say the teen boarded a subway...
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++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam: $24.95) The lives of a maid, a cook and a college graduate become intertwined as they change a Mississippi town. || 41 || || 2. || Abraham Lincoln:...
++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam: $24.95) The lives of a maid, a cook and a college graduate become intertwined as they change a Mississippi town. || 42 || || 2. || House Rules by Jodi...
Los Angeles TimesPeople with Asperger syndrome, a mild form of autism, dramatically improve their social learning skills and spend more time gazing at pictures of faces after inhaling a whiff of the social-bonding hormone oxytocin, researchers have found. The study,...
Tags: Autism, Los Angeles Times
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