Focusing on aspects of autistic experience that we all share may lead more quickly to our shared goal of improved outcomes for all autistic people.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Science & Society
From funding decisions to scientific fraud, a wide range of societal factors shape autism research.
Scientists on social media this week discussed alternative treatments for aggression and self-injury in children with autism and addressed issues young researchers face when it comes to reimbursement for conference travel.
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 10 April.
The Gender Self-Report could help autism researchers include more gender-diverse people across a range of ages and neurotypes in their work.
Social-media attention this week centered on two new studies of the brain’s memory hub: One employed virtual reality to probe how people use and update their cognitive maps, and the other tracked individual hippocampal neurons in mice as they learned.
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 3 April.
Most early-career researchers have to foot the bill for academic conferences and get reimbursed once they return. But not everyone can afford to wait for that payment.
A pair of neuroimaging-related studies — one about a framework for brain-wide association studies and another about a standardized tool to image rat brains — held researchers’ attention on social media this week.
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