- Genetic influences on the broad spectrum of autism: study of proband-ascertained twinsHiroko Taniai
Nagoya Child Welfare Center, Nagoya, Japan
Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 147:844-9. 2008..Autistic traits were highly heritable in twins with even broad spectrum of autism, corresponding to the results of early studies based on classical autism. Additive genetic factors were more influential in females than males...
- Genetic correlation between autistic traits and IQ in a population-based sample of twins with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs)Takeshi Nishiyama
Department of Information and Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Natural Sciences, Nagoya City University, Mizuho ku, Nagoya, Japan
J Hum Genet 54:56-61. 2009..The individual life experiences that increase autistic traits, however, have a moderate overlap with those that contribute to individual IQs...