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Visual map coding nature versus nurture across England

O.S.P. Davis and colleagues at King’s College, London just published a provocative paper that aims to plot on a map of England the geographic distribution of the relative contributions of genetics and environment to 45 different childhood cognitive and behavioral … Continue reading

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Hyraxes are telling us something

In chapter 7 of my book, I take up the question of how to make and characterize animal models of autism, schizophrenia and depression. In the case of autism, one of the defining features is a loss or lack of … Continue reading

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Mouse model of an autism risk factor displays the cardinal symptoms of the disorder

Our group has just published on line┬ánew results on a mouse model of the maternal infection risk factor for autism. In this model, pregnant mice are given an immune activation to imitate an infection such as the flu. The new … Continue reading

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