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Two Sides of the Same Coin?

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Science  10 Apr 2009:
Vol. 324, Issue 5924, pp. 162-163
DOI: 10.1126/science.324.5924.162b

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An evolutionary geneticist proposed at a meeting last week on Evolution in Health and Medicine that both schizophrenia and autism are disorders of the "social brain"--but at opposite ends of the same spectrum.