When Yizhar isn’t building new tools to study the neural circuits underlying autism and other complex conditions, you can find him playing the piano, shooting photographs or taking long runs in the desert.
From funding decisions to scientific fraud, a wide range of societal factors shape autism research.
In this week’s community newsletter, we dissect reactions to an anti-vaccine activist’s controversial paper, how doctors talk about autism and our new double empathy explainer.
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 19 July.
In this week’s Community Newsletter, we dissect a new online version of the Frith-Happé test, a strengths-based diagnostic approach, and autistic children’s trajectories after diagnosis.
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 12 July.
In this edition of Null and Noteworthy, researchers open the case on acetaminophen and close it on oxytocin.
In this week’s Community Newsletter, we discuss the role of the thalamus in autism, recreational drug use by autistic people and the newest lineup of IACC members.
Brainhack conferences offer talks and hands-on tutorials, and unite small groups of interdisciplinary researchers to work on open-source neuroscience projects.
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 5 July.