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Spectrum: Autism Research News
Marcus A. Banks
High blood pressure during pregnancy may raise a woman’s chances of having an autistic child.
Standardized tests can reliably assess memory, language ability, executive function and other traits in people with intellectual disability linked to autism.
A comprehensive atlas of gene expression by brain region could spur new research on autism.
Researchers use a variety of measures and definitions to characterize autistic children who speak few or no words.
A new device takes continuous brain images without restricting animals or altering their behavior.
Analyzing five sleep-related factors reveals associations between sleep troubles in autistic children and problem behaviors during the day.
Most research journals have unclear policies for many aspects of their publishing process.
A custom-built machine can scan the brains of awake mice and may improve our understanding of conditions such as autism.