Bogus Study: Spectrum 10k

Notice how the same graphic is used for this studyas Spark for Autism. It's literally the same idea. Spectrum 10k is yet another DNA collection of autistic DNA. This time its being brought out by the Autism Research Center.  University of Cambridge (David Rowitch), Autism Research Centre (Simon Baron-Cohen, Carrie Allison, Varun Warrier, Isabelle Garvey, Armandina … Continue reading Bogus Study: Spectrum 10k

Problematic Professional: Professor Sir Simon Baron-Cohen

Simon Baron-Cohen is a cognitive neuroscientist and is a professor at Psychology and Psychiatry departments at the University of Cambridge and Fellow at Trinity College in Cambridge. He is the director of the Autism Research Center (ARC) in Cambridge, UK. Baron-Cohen was born on August 15, 1958. He married Bridget Lindley, who was a family … Continue reading Problematic Professional: Professor Sir Simon Baron-Cohen

Autistic Cooccurring Trait: Polycystic Ovaries

The autistic community has a high prevalence of Polycystic Ovaries. There are studies that correlate the high testosterone causing autism but that does not make sense. There is no concrete scientific data backing that up. According to Molecular Psychiatry, autistic people with uteruses are 1.78 times more likely to have PCO than neurotypical peers.  Polycystic … Continue reading Autistic Cooccurring Trait: Polycystic Ovaries