Browse Feed Entries By Period: February 2023
Researchers know little about the ways genetic variants affect development in the infant brain. Knickmeyer, who launched the Organization for Imaging Genomics in Infancy, has spent the past five years trying to close the gap. The post Mapping genetic influences on the infant brain: A chat with Rebec…
28.02.2023 · From Spectrum News
Clothing designer Alexa Jovanovic is always looking out for how much disability inclusion is involved in clothing by fashion and clothing outlets. As she watched New York Fashion Week 2023, she saw all sorts of creative fashion elements but not inclusivity, which was disappointing too her.  2…
28.02.2023 · From Assistive Technology Blog
This week, researchers on Twitter discussed false results in gene expression studies, a wearable neuron-recording device, and paper-publishing requirements. The post Community Newsletter: Faulty enrichment analyses; wearable tool; peer-review backlog appeared first on Spectrum | Autism Research News…
27.02.2023 · From Spectrum News
By Ron Sandison I learned to develop healthy habits by reading Coach Dave Martin’s book Make That, Break That. Most New Year’s resolutions fail within the first month; not from a lack of motivation but a failure to make the resolutions into a habit. We are creatures of habits and good habits can dev…
27.02.2023 · From The Art of Autism
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 20 February. The post Spotted around the web: The structural connectome; sleep genes; Australian guidelines appeared first on Spectrum | Autism Research News. Source: Spectrum News
25.02.2023 · From Spectrum News
The “It Takes All Kinds of Minds” conference draws neurodiversity researchers, clinicians and community members to Scotland, where they plan to discuss interdisciplinary, transdiagnostic work. The post Neurodiversity conference aims to link research, lived experience appeared first on Sp…
25.02.2023 · From Spectrum News
By Anastasia O’Melveny American Abolitionist, Civil Rights and Women’s Rights activist Sojourner Truth was born in slavery in 1797 in rural Ulster County, New York. She died in Battle Creek, Michigan in 1883 at the age of 105. She was first separted from her family and sold as a slave a…
25.02.2023 · From The Art of Autism
After a year of intense growth, funding for biotech is in decline. The result is layoffs and program cuts — and maybe some innovation. The post Biotech downturn hurts companies targeting autism-linked conditions appeared first on Spectrum | Autism Research News. Source: Spectrum News
24.02.2023 · From Spectrum News
The approach removes methyl tags from the gene and shields it from other silencing factors without changing the gene itself, raising hopes for a new treatment. The post Epigenome edits unmute MECP2 in Rett-like neurons appeared first on Spectrum | Autism Research News. Source: Spectrum News
24.02.2023 · From Spectrum News
By Dr. Anton Shcherbakov, BCBA There are many reasons that kids can experience a delay in speech development. Sometimes it’s because of a neurodevelopment disorder, such as autism or intellectual disability. Other kids may have an oral-motor coordination or hearing problem. Regardless of the caus…
24.02.2023 · From Different Roads to Learning
The finding calls into question differences between autistic and non-autistic people on a decades-old theory-of-mind test involving interacting geometric shapes. The post People’s perceptions of ‘social’ animations don’t always square with researchers’ labels appeared first on Spectrum | Autism Rese…
23.02.2023 · From Spectrum News
In this edition of Null and Noteworthy, scientists find little to be excited about in research on biomarkers for neurodevelopmental conditions. The post Null and Noteworthy: Busting biomarkers; going after GABA; reproducibility illusion appeared first on Spectrum | Autism Research News. Source: Spec…
23.02.2023 · From Spectrum News
Early treatment with nutritional supplements and a high-protein diet forestalls some neurodevelopmental problems for children with BCKDK deficiency. The post Dietary changes ease traits in rare autism-linked condition appeared first on Spectrum | Autism Research News. Source: Spectrum News
22.02.2023 · From Spectrum News
FMR1 loss impairs sodium channels, hindering mouse neurons from generating the electrical signals needed to transmit information. The post Neurons struggle to spike without fragile X gene appeared first on Spectrum | Autism Research News. Source: Spectrum News
22.02.2023 · From Spectrum News
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