The findings contradict a previous study, whose design may have been biased to find an effect.
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Implicit biases might be to blame, and the discrepancy persists across clinics, regardless of maternal education, family income and a child’s IQ score.
Scientists have at last filled in the missing gaps — an advance likely to inform every aspect of autism genetics research, Eichler says.
The young researcher from Uruguay uses her expertise in genetics — and discipline as a former athlete — to untangle sleep’s role in neurodevelopmental conditions, one experiment at a time.
Having a genetic predisposition to inflammation is linked to structural changes in brain regions implicated in neurodevelopmental conditions.
A new longitudinal study paints a favorable picture of the outcomes for many autistic adults in the city of Yokohama.
The “tortured phrases” — strangely worded paraphrases of established terms — may be the work of software that attempts to disguise plagiarism.
By coupling the tool — called SLEAP — with optogenetics, researchers can determine the neural circuits underlying social behaviors.
Previous Spectrum reporting called out this paper and several others — all on unrelated subjects — that mysteriously cite autism papers.