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Experts report growing phenomenon of women recognising themselves as they research their children’s disorders<p>A “hidden pool” of women who have grown up with undiagnosed autism is coming to light as mothers researching their children’s spectrum disorders recognise themselves in their findings.<p>“There …

Autism

The Problematic Obsession With ‘Curing’ Autism

When the science journalist Steve Silberman started writing the book that would become <i>NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of</i> …

Donald Trump Just Broadcast a Dangerous Misconception About Autism Rates

Those who advocate for sound, evidence-based research about autism are extremely alarmed about Donald Trump, and for good reason: In addition to …

Different Parts Of Brain Affected By Autism In Women And Men, Study Finds

Different parts of the brain are affected in women with autism than in men with autism, according to a new study.<p>Autism is known to affect boys more often than girls -- one in 54 boys, versus one in 252 girls -- and this new finding provides evidence for researchers that the condition might not …

Major Neurological Conditions Have More In Common Than We Thought, Study Finds

Different neurological conditions like autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder appear to have more in common than scientists thought they did. A new study finds that they have important similarities at a molecular level.<p>And understanding the molecular basis of those disorders could help in …

Neuroscience

Could a Machine Identify Suicidal Thoughts?

Despite decades of effort, it has proven frustratingly difficult to predict who is most at risk of dying by suicide. Relying on patients to reveal …

13 Ways To Make Side Money Off Of One Idea

You might not have dreams of running a merch empire. But these versatile platforms make it easy to launch a product line that steadily pads your pockets.<p>Ask any business owner, and they’ll tell you how hard monetization can be. You’ll often need a longer runway than you think. Since breaking into …

Autistic People Should Not Have to Pretend Not to Be Autistic

There is something known among adults in online autism communities: society expects autistic people to blend in. We live in a world where being …

Hyuro New Mural In Valencia, Spain

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• August 11, 2013<br>• 0<p>Hyuro has been busy on the streets of Valencia, Spain where she just painted her second piece this week.<br>Her …

INSIDE MEDIUM'S MELTDOWN: How an idealistic Silicon Valley founder raised $134 million to change journalism, then crashed into reality

Four days into 2017, Medium's employees came to work and were told that one-third of them — 50 people — were being let go.<p>They were shocked. Their adored boss, billionaire CEO Ev Williams, best known as the cofounder of Twitter, seemed to care so deeply for each of them.<p>But he told the world about …

The economic benefits of mapping the human brain

February 18, 2013 | 1:23 PM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/02/18/health-care/economic-benefits-mapping-human-brain/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

The Brain

Uta Frith: 'The brain is not a pudding; it is an engine'

Uta Frith sits in her beautiful, book-lined sitting-room in Harrow, north London, looking out towards the Chilterns. She is emeritus professor in …

The Power of Choosing Resilience

<i>Psychological conditions that are epidemic among urban homosexual and bisexual youth warrant conscious efforts to foster self-esteem, positive relationships, and social support.</i><p>Aaron Favila / AP<p>"He would walk into a room and say a couple quick words and everybody would just forget their problems …

Must See Painting Shows: February 2013

I have written a lot about the pervasiveness of abstraction over the past few years. This month, things feel a bit different, as a remarkable number of first-rate representational painting, and in particular figurative painting, exhibitions are on view at galleries throughout the country. What is …

Wipe that smile off your face, optimists: Science says you’ll die sooner

Has the sequester got you down? Worried that the next few years will be gloomier than you'd like? Well, good news, sad pessimist! New research in the journal Psychology and Aging finds individuals with a more negative outlook on the future tend to live longer — and healthier — lives.<p>The study …

Two of three women in Colorado prisons diagnosed with psychological disorders

The number of Colorado female prisoners diagnosed with psychological disorders has risen sharply to more than twice the level of male prisoners.<p>The …