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February 24, 2022

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Tags: among, Autism, editors, journals, Neuroscience, outnumbered, Spectrum, Top, Women

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Categories: autism

Daniel Grizelj/Getty Images About 48 percent of editors of autism-specific journals are women, according to a spectrum analysis. That fraction is far higher than for neuroscience journals, for which just 30 percent of editors are women, according to a study published Monday in Nature Neuroscience. The new study looked at editors at the top 50 […]

November 20, 2021

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Tags: Autisms, Black, CBT, diagnostic, effective, mildly, Neuroscience, Numbers, odyssey, speakers, Spectrum

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Categories: autism

Illustration by Laurène Boglio Welcome to this month’s edition of the By the Numbers newsletter. At Spectrum, we do our best to summarize the latest in autism research. Sometimes the best summary is a chart or map. In this newsletter we put interesting new research results in a nutshell, which are conveyed most concisely through […]

November 9, 2021

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Tags: Action, Black, calls, Meetings, Neuroscience, remain, scientists, Spectrum, underrepresented

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Categories: autism

Homogeneous crowd: The average percentage of black speakers at neuroscience conferences remains zero, even as institutions commit to increasing diversity. Cimmerier / Getty Images Since the Black Lives Matter protests in 2020, the percentage of black moderators at neuroscience conferences has increased by just 3 percentage points, according to a new analysis. The study, published […]

October 12, 2021

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Tags: Conference, Inperson, Neuroscience, policy, refund, registrants, reverses, society, Spectrum

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Categories: autism

damirkudisch / iStock The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) has lifted its refund policy for the organization’s annual meeting after an outcry from would-be conference attendees on social media. Those who no longer want to attend the meeting can request a refund of the registration fee, the organization announced today. Neuroscience 2021 was planned as a […]

October 9, 2021

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Tags: cancels, Inperson, meeting, Neuroscience, society, Spectrum

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Categories: autism

Discarded Plans: The decision followed a Spectrum survey that found that most autism researchers did not plan to take part in it in person. d1sk / iStock The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) annual meeting, which typically attracts more than 30,000 researchers, postdocs and PhD students from around the world, will be held entirely online, the […]