Francis X. Shen, a researcher at the intersection of neuroscience and the law, says scientists must include information about study participants’ income, education and race in their findings.
From funding decisions to scientific fraud, a wide range of societal factors shape autism research.
Spectrum reviewed more than 35,000 journal articles and nearly 6,700 grants to home in on a highly interconnected network of 150 scientists who are advancing autism research through collaboration.
Growing ranks of researchers on the spectrum are overcoming barriers — from neurotypical bias to sensory sensitivities — to shape autism science.
Jack Gilbert is teasing out how microbes transform their home environments, from the comfort of his own.
Three widely used tests for assessing autism can accurately measure trait severity in girls and boys.
Organizers of the International Society for Autism Research’s annual meeting will host digital offerings on 3 June.
Nearly two dozen autistic people or their caregivers in 19 countries told Spectrum how the initial weeks of the pandemic have challenged and changed them.
Living in close quarters, with rotating staff and sometimes inadequate protective equipment, group-home residents are especially vulnerable to COVID-19.