Read recent Spectrum coverage about autism’s apparent rise in prevalence — and some of the potential explanations for it.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Science & Society
From funding decisions to scientific fraud, a wide range of societal factors shape autism research.
Debate unfurls over inclusivity and authenticity in research involving minimally verbal autistic people
Here is a roundup of news and research spotted around the web for the week of 11 September.
Researchers took to social media to discuss a new tool for recording brain activity in freely moving mice and a study linking a mutation in the gene MBD5 to epilepsy and intellectual disability. That and more in this week’s Community Newsletter.
Some researchers are pushing back — with mixed results.
Here is a roundup of news and research spotted around the web for the week of 4 September.
Researchers on social media reacted to a new version of the Neuropixels probe and a study of sex differences in the brain. That and more in this week’s Community Newsletter.
Here is a roundup of news and research spotted around the web for the week of 28 August.
This week on social media, researchers discussed a genome-wide association study of the human cerebral cortex, how astrocytes integrate calcium signals, and more.