With INSAR 2022 on the horizon, some autism researchers are staring down their first ever in-person meeting — and wondering how to prepare.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Science & Society
From funding decisions to scientific fraud, a wide range of societal factors shape autism research.
The “tortured phrases” — strangely worded paraphrases of established terms — may be the work of software that attempts to disguise plagiarism.
As May kicks off, we round up tweets about new appointments, FMRP and Alzheimer’s disease, disparities in autism diagnoses, and the power of genomics.
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 25 April.
Genetics research has largely failed to generate concrete benefits for autistic people, and its values and goals are due for reassessment, Tabor says.
This month’s newsletter looks at a decline in well-child visits during the coronavirus pandemic, the autism-cancer connection and the sizeable fraction of autistic children who live in poverty.
By coupling the tool — called SLEAP — with optogenetics, researchers can determine the neural circuits underlying social behaviors.
Previous Spectrum reporting called out this paper and several others — all on unrelated subjects — that mysteriously cite autism papers.
This week’s newsletter looks at new paper alerts about neocortical development, double empathy and predicting ‘super responders,’ plus queries for the science Twitterverse.
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 18 April.