The most prevalent conditions include obesity, neurological disorders, anxiety and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
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Science & Society
From funding decisions to scientific fraud, a wide range of societal factors shape autism research.
A look back at NeuroDev’s first year gathering genomic and phenotypic data in Kenya and South Africa and a study on an underlying cause of repetitive behaviors in fragile X model mice absorbed researchers’ attention on social media this week. 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 31 July.
The tool could help researchers study the neurobiology of natural behaviors, scientists say.
The director of the University of Pittsburgh’s Autism Center of Excellence talks about her new work investigating suicidality in autistic adults.
The New York State Psychiatric Institute in New York City is undergoing an audit and a change in leadership following a suicide that occurred during one of its clinical trials.
Here is a roundup of news and research spotted around the web for the week of 24 July.
A total of 17 studies have already been retracted or are slated for retraction over issues with participant consent.