It’s been 10 years since Spectrum — well, one version of Spectrum — launched. Fittingly, in this anniversary year, we made forays into new territory.
From funding decisions to scientific fraud, a wide range of societal factors shape autism research.
Spectrum’s editors chose five stories from 2018 you may have missed the first time around.
Katie Carey, who has illustrated several Spectrum articles, reveals her creative process and her strategies for pushing past mental blocks.
At a center in Lima, Peru, people with autism learn to identify their strengths and find jobs that play to those strengths.
Early-career autism researchers record ‘elevator pitches’ of their projects.
Some fan-fiction authors are beginning to incorporate autism into their stories, especially in the Harry Potter universe.
Getting an autism diagnosis can be difficult for many adults, due to the dearth of reliable tests, high costs and bureaucracy.
Watch the complete replay of Patricia Braga describing studies of autism involving stem cells.
‘Registered reports’ — a type of paper in which experimental protocols are reviewed before the study begins — may make neuroscience studies more rigorous and reproducible.