Machine-learning tools are widely available and can help speed up studies in animal models of autism. Here’s how to get started with the ‘minimal viable product’ and a few pro tips.
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Researchers updated the tool’s scoring system to better align with the experiences of autistic people.
The findings contradict a previous study, whose design may have been biased to find an effect.
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