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Opinions on autism from SFARI.org columnists.
It’s no easy feat to whittle down the list of the most influential autism papers to a mere 10. So please consider this but a taste of the burgeoning field, presented in chronological order and based on suggestions from many researchers.
In 1961, British psychiatrist Mildred Creak published the first list of behavioral observations to identify children with autism.
Our annual list of the most influential papers in the autism field is culled from suggestions solicited from SFARI staff, as well as from experts in the field. Below is a selection of just some of these papers, presented in chronological order.
In 2013, neuroscience sought clarity, whether by looking directly into a transparent brain, building neurons in the dish with greater precision and accuracy than ever before, or manipulating a mouse’s brain while it’s on the run.
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