Researchers can maximize the impact of their results by engaging policymakers more effectively.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Science & Society
From funding decisions to scientific fraud, a wide range of societal factors shape autism research.
Our Twitter feeds were awash with research activity this week, including a review of autism intervention studies and resources to build better data-wrangling skills.
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 3 October.
The pair’s new guidebook offers practical steps to make clinical trials easier and more meaningful for autistic participants.
Spectrum Launch: Neuropsychology’s diversity problem; the true cost of a postdoc; a bevy of job posts
Two groups are working to increase representation among neuropsychology researchers, in part to improve behavioral assessments for autism.
Their plans stand to improve how autistic children from racial or ethnic minorities are evaluated.
Highlights this week include two gene studies — one on the role of autism-linked genes in developing interneurons and another on the genetic origins of overlapping autism and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 26 September.
The talk of the Twittersphere turned around two influential neuroscience papers, plus a virtual trip to the World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics.