Autism’s history holds lessons for today’s researchers | Spectrum – Autism Research News

Having a scientific orthodoxy can be a positive thing, but it can cause severe damage if it turns out to be inaccurate, Donvan says. “The history of autism has shown that, time and time again — particularly in the early days — researchers failed to examine their own assumptions and biases.”

Source: Autism’s history holds lessons for today’s researchers | Spectrum – Autism Research News

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