A new textbook edited by Dr. Rajesh K. Kana, The Neuroscience of Autism, is now available from Elsevier. The Neuroscience of Autism provides a comprehensive account of autism by integrating decades of scientific findings from behavioral, cognitive, and neurobiological research. This book examines the evolution of the definition of autism, identifies its hallmark features and prevalence, and explores the major historical milestones in autism research. The Neuroscience of Autism also examines the mechanisms underlying behavioral symptoms at cognitive, social, neurobiological, and genetic levels and addresses effective intervention practices.
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