Upcoming Lectures

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Past Lectures

Prevalence and trends in epidemiology of autism

Maureen Durkin, Ph.D., Dr.P.H.Professor of Population Health Sciences and Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

On 25 March 2015, Maureen Durkin discussed trends in the prevalence of autism and explored some of the reasons underlying the recent rise in autism cases.

Learning to move

Karen E. Adolph, Ph.D.Professor of Psychology and Neural Science, New York University

On 3 December 2014, Karen E. Adolph discussed how infants learn to generate and control their movements by adapting to environmental and social factors.

Microbiota and the host immune system in autism

Dan Littman, M.D., Ph.D.Professor, New York University School of Medicine

On 29 October 2014, Dan Littman described how intestinal bacteria affect immune system cell functioning, potentially contributing to systemic inflammation and autism.

The social brain: Understanding autism

Nancy Kanwisher, Ph.D.Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

On 23 September 2014, Nancy Kanwisher discussed the functional architecture of the social brain as an avenue for considering which functions are affected and which are preserved in autism.

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