Why Autism Research Often Falls Flat
Dr. Bennett Leventhal on the many difficulties of crafting a quality, relevant study
Autism is a complex disorder, and our understanding of it is constantly changing. Dr. Bennett Leventhal talks about why studies that promise great things often fail to have an impact on diagnosis, treatment, or prevention. The problem isn’t usually with unscrupulous scientists—it’s that results can’t always be replicated because good methodology hasn’t been developed.