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Big Think hosted a panel discussion highlighting cutting-edge autism research as part of our Breakthroughs series, made possible by Pfizer.
This conversation features back-and-forth exchanges between top luminaries in the field, including
New drugs for patients may be on the horizon, but "early, intense" behavioral treatment remains "the very best intervention for autism."
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Big Think presents a conversation between top experts highlighting cutting-edge autism research.
The symptoms of autism are better understood than its causes; psychiatrists classify the disorder as having two major components: impaired social cognition and a tendency toward narrow interests and repetitive...