Why do we need sex-balanced studies of autism?

The purpose of this commentary is to

  • provide historical context about how females came to be under-represented in all research, not just in the field of autism
  • learn from other areas of health and medicine about the potentially dire consequences of not studying both sexes
  • draw attention to the need to recruit sex-balanced cohorts in autism research, particularly in neuroimaging studies

Read the full article here: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/aur.2971

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