The talk of the Twittersphere turned around two influential neuroscience papers, plus a virtual trip to the World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Too often, people outside the margins of what’s considered classic autism are left out of research agendas, Abubakare says.
Intentional interactions with autistic people led Sasson to refocus his research.
Two overlooked groups in autism research — autistic adults and people with profound autism — dominated this week’s talk on Twitter.
Many autistic researchers say that academia could be the perfect place for them — but a number of obstacles stand in the way.
Autistic researchers describe the challenges they’ve faced in academia and how their non-autistic colleagues can make the workplace more inclusive.
Autism’s “fearless” researcher takes on the big questions.
This week, we’re bringing you some labors of love: a thread lamenting the autism field’s focus on gene lists, a study introducing genetic diversity in mouse models, and long-awaited results from a biomarker study.
The field of ABA needs more compassion and individualization.
A short time ago on Twitter feeds not so far, far away, a new voltage sensor called JEDI-2P (no, it’s not a lightsaber) had users jawing like Jawas, while other threads featured talk of mental health interventions and sex biases in autism research.