Tag: podcasts

April 2019
children playing at a genetic family group meeting
Features / Deep Dive

How families are driving the study of autism genes

by  /  10 April 2019

Parents of children with rare autism-linked mutations are banding together for support and to join forces with scientists, accelerating the pace of research.

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October 2018
Features / Deep Dive

How virtual reality is transforming autism studies

by  /  24 October 2018

Researchers and autistic artists exploring virtual reality to study, treat and simulate autism traits.

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September 2018
Features / Deep Dive

Rebooting Becky’s brain

by  /  12 September 2018

An electrical brain implant all but erased the obsessions that had consumed Becky Audette, years after her autism diagnosis. Could similar implants help other people with severe autism?

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June 2018
Spectrum stories podcast logo
Multimedia / Podcasts

Spectrum Stories: Gaming autism treatments

by  /  20 June 2018

Researchers are designing video games to hone visual-attention skills in children with autism. New host Ben Kuebrich explores.

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April 2018
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Multimedia / Podcasts

Spectrum Stories: Autism, in a manner of speaking

by  /  19 April 2018

In this episode of “Spectrum Stories,” host Jacob Brogan explains how speech — from its rhythm to its emotional content — can differ in people with autism, making social communication difficult.

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March 2018
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Multimedia / Podcasts

Spectrum Stories: Talking about autism mouse models

by  /  21 March 2018

Scientists discuss the problems with using mice to study autism, and explain how the field might move forward.

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June 2017
Spectrum stories podcast logo
Multimedia / Podcasts

Spectrum Stories: The role of genetics in autism

by  /  27 June 2017

We know that genes play a role in the condition; however, finding genes, and then knowing what they do is a challenge.

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