This month’s issue is packed with tips for early-career researchers heading to the first in-person meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in three years.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Science & Society
From funding decisions to scientific fraud, a wide range of societal factors shape autism research.
The open-source software makes it possible to overlay disparate datasets and potentially accelerate hypothesis generation.
Recent Twitter threads explore a new approach to autism diagnosis, a mysterious genetic region and social determinants of health.
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 24 October.
The technique could be used to identify and control cells involved in autism.
My experience at the Autism-Europe International Congress — and as a parent of a child with profound autism — makes me more convinced than ever that we need to bifurcate the diagnosis of ‘autism spectrum disorder’ and add a new diagnosis of ‘profound autism’ to better serve this vulnerable population.
The developmental models have advantages over natural embryos and other synthetic models, such as organoids, but present technical and ethical challenges.
Two threads pose intriguing neuroscience questions; plus a criminal-justice policy brief.
Spotted around the web: Predictive power of language delay; pediatricians’ role in diagnosing autism; disease terminology
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 17 October.
Threads on a GoogleMap for the brain and guidance on communicating with autistic people in a health-care setting garnered gobs of comments this week.