Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 15 August.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Science & Society
From funding decisions to scientific fraud, a wide range of societal factors shape autism research.
Interview techniques that cater to a range of communication abilities can elicit the perspectives of autistic youth with cognitive and verbal challenges.
Scientists took to Twitter to talk shop this week about how the software used to process electroencephalography signals can influence results, Neuropixels probes can record from human brain cells, and prenatal exposure to pollution and stress might affect autism risk.
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 8 August.
Some clinicians say the term describes a subtype of autism, but others dispute its validity and say it is harmful to the autistic community.
Government-convened experts laid out 84 recommendations, with a particular focus on affirming neurodiversity and embracing human rights.
It’s not quite back-to-school time, but the chatter on Twitter had us feeling nostalgically collegiate with deep dives into three studies and a philosophical conversation about language and thought.
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 1 August.
Through a website called Stories of Women in Neuroscience, Nancy Padilla-Coreano aims to shift biases in the field, one conversation at a time.
Twitter was not quiet as a mouse this week over two animal studies, a survey of cannabis use by autistic people, and a big announcement from the Journal of Neuroscience.