Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Autism Quotes of the year

“I’m trying to quantify awkward.”
Ruth Grossman, Emerson College, summing up her research on social communication in children with autism.

“The notion that people with autism are just wrong about themselves all the time struck me as implausible.”
Matthew Lerner, Stony Brook University, on the importance of self-assessments in autism research.
“I scored this nose-to-butt sniffing for 10 years, but do I really understand [it]?”
Mu Yang, Columbia University, questioning whether researchers really know which mouse behaviors constitute a social act.