In this recorded interview, Maria Chahrour and Leah Seyoum-Tesfa talk about how they work closely with immigrant communities to increase diversity in genetic studies of autism.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
In this week’s community newsletter, we discuss a new paper on cognitive and behavioral flexibility and why it’s important during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this week’s community newsletter, we talk about a new paper on camouflaging and a thorough human epigenome.
In this week’s community newsletter, read about how Spectrum prompted a literature review, and using Xenopus tropicalis frogs to study autism genes.
Twitter had a lot to say about a study suggesting that autistic drivers have similar or even slightly lower rates of vehicle crashes.
We dove into what people on social media thought about the SfN Global Connectome 2021 conference — and its virtual format.
Five collaborations involving autistic scientists and experts are advancing autism research, from lending support for theories of the condition to shoring up trials of new treatments.
An fMRI scan can reconstruct a picture from a person’s brain activity, but that image changes depending on a person’s attention.
Spectrum‘s staff couldn’t report on the ground this year — with no lab visits, sit-down interviews or in-person conferences to attend — but we observed a lot of changes from our computer screens.
Waganesh Zeleke studies how cultural views can shape autistic people’s lives, as well as the lives of those around them.