The new method, called sonogenetics, noninvasively manipulates neural circuits in mice.
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The researchers attempted to retroactively identify signs of autism in people who died by suicide, but their analysis is not convincing.
Many autistic children experience language regression for about three months in early childhood, but this lapse does not appear to foretell future communication issues.
Social media in the autism space this week served up a helpful cheat sheet of standout research tweets to catch up on — plus an easier way to consume preprints.
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 21 February.
The brain region, which is involved in fear and emotion processing, develops differently in autistic children with anxiety than in those without anxiety or in non-autistic children; its development also depends on the type of anxiety a child experiences.
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Just 30 percent of editors of neuroscience journals are women, according to a new study. For autism-specific journals, by comparison, women make up 48 percent of editors, a Spectrum analysis shows.