- Physical characteristics of brains range from "typically female" to "typically male," with variability in between
- Women with brains that are more typical of men have a higher risk of autism, a study says
- One expert cautions that the link is more of an association
(CNN)Brains, like faces, have features seen as either more masculine or more feminine. One feature of brain anatomy that is characteristic of males is associated with an increased risk of autism, according to a study published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association's Psychiatry edition.