Asperger syndrome or Asperger's syndrome is an autism spectrum disorder.


Asperger syndrome is primarily believed to affect the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain.

Frontal-Temporal Lobe

The frontal and temporal lobes are believed to be involved.


Whilst no specific cause of the syndrome is currently known, several genes have so far been identified that are thought to contribute to the disorder, or increase the likelihood of an individual developing it.