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Department of Psychology


Piecing together the Autism puzzle

Research in psychology professor Jane Roberts’ lab connects social and biological science to improve health of children and families.

Roberts’ focus is to collect precise data on these signs and symptoms so diagnosis and treatment can begin as soon as possible. She is one of handful of researchers nationwide who study the relationship between autism and fragile X, a single-gene disorder that is the No.1 known genetic cause of autism. Read the full article here.