The annual meeting of the International Society for Autism Research in Sweden’s capital — which starts Wednesday — plans to tackle friction over terminology and research priorities.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Science & Society
From funding decisions to scientific fraud, a wide range of societal factors shape autism research.
Spectrum caught up with the University of California, Davis professor about her passion for volunteering in underserved schools, birding and fossil-hunting.
Community Newsletter: Tortured phrases; inherited variation; atypical speech and self-harm; autism prevalence
Researchers on PubPeer noted several autism papers with tortured phrases, and scientists on Twitter discussed new findings on inherited variation in developmental conditions, the link between atypical speech and self-harm, and autism prevalence.
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 24 April.
The paper used more than two dozen such terms, which have cropped up in thousands of published papers in recent years.
More than 100 parents who used the drug during pregnancy claim it caused their child’s autism or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, although the science behind the allegations is murky.
The resignation of all the editors from two brain imaging journals caused quite a stir on social media this week, and a new 3D brain atlas turned some heads.
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 17 April.
An anonymous tipster has been sifting through the papers of Jia Liu and his team.
The editors intend to start a new nonprofit journal.