Mayada Elsabbagh talks about her “neurotic scheduling” (and its limits), why she is not active on social media, and her lab’s cookie time.
Science & Society
From funding decisions to scientific fraud, a wide range of societal factors shape autism research.
Community Newsletter: Conversation analysis, relationship between autism and intellectual disability
Scientists should heed these differences when considering resting-state brain activity as a biomarker for autism, the researchers say.
Those who no longer wish to attend the virtual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) can request registration fee refunds, SfN announced after a social media outcry.
In this week’s Community Newsletter, we look at a study that tapped Twitter for insight on autistic burnout, a commentary on giving resting-state research a rest and some reassurance for early-career researchers on how long it takes to publish new work.
The decision comes after a Spectrum survey found that most autism researchers did not plan to attend in person.
Autistic children from low-income families are diagnosed about eight months later than their wealthier peers, a new analysis of insurance claims in Virginia shows.
As academic conferences resume the option to attend in person, alongside virtual sessions, many autism researchers say they face a difficult choice.
Autistic adults are especially prone to contracting COVID-19 and to having complications from it. We need mitigation strategies and vaccination policies to better protect them.