Edition 10

We meet Stella Acquarone as part of our autism special issue; Aidan Horner on his ‘negative CV’; and Nick Hatton on an unusual PhD setting
… including We are All Completely Beside Ourselves; should research fraud be a criminal offence?; and more, in our ‘Reviews’ section
Patricia Howlin considers where more than 70 years of research and intervention has left us in understanding autism
‘Stories of forgiveness are inspiring to me’ (includes online extras)
Mayada Elsabbagh looks at lessons from autism

For over a decade now, researchers have explored the developmental pathways leading to autism early in life. Converging evidence suggests that within the first year of life, remarkably little...

the assisted dying debate; expertise and being a woman; memory; dyslexia; EMDR; practitioner titles; sex offenders; obituaries; and more
policing tactics; reporting suicide; child protection; faith-based organisations; and more
autistic traits and altruism; Google Glass; media reports of terrorism; and much more from our free Research Digest (see www.researchdigest.org.uk/blog)
Uta Frith introduces a special issue

Autism is a developmental disorder characterised by impairments in social interaction and both verbal and non-verbal communication, along with restricted, repetitive or stereotyped behaviour....

Christian Jarrett talks to researchers, people with autism and their relatives, to find out what autism is really like