Could You Be Autistic and Not Even Know It?

Cutouts spelling autism.

Autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech, and nonverbal communication. (Image: Ayse Ezgi Icmeli via Dreamstime)

How Our Ancestors With Autistic Traits Led a Revolution in Ice Age Art

A rhinoceros cave painting.

The ability to focus on detail, a common trait among people with autism, allowed realism to flourish in Ice Age art, according to researchers at the University of York. (Image: via Wikimedia Commons)