Participants Needed: Improving the understanding of pain in autistic children

Are you the parent or guardian of an autistic child? Are you aged 18+? Is your child aged 11-16? If you answered YES to all of the above… WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU AND YOUR CHILD! Why? This study aims to improve understanding of pain in autistic children by exploring how autistic Read more…

Now Recruiting Touch & Skin Hydration: Emotional Responses

Participants Wanted For Neuroscience Research We are seeking women, aged at least 18 years old, to participate in a study that aims to understand more about our perception of touch – and how this is altered by cosmetics, like skin creams. Participants will need to attend a two hour laboratory Read more…

Virtual Seminar: David Moore & Michelle Failla on Pain in Autism

Hosted By Spectrum   29 July 2020, 3pm EDT (7pm UTC / 8pm BST)   REGISTER   Register to attend the virtual seminar, or receive a notification when the recording is posted. Michelle Failla Postdoctoral research fellow, Vanderbilt University Spectrum Bio     David Moore Senior lecturer in psychology, Liverpool Read more…

2019 Ig Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Prof. Francis McGlone & colleagues

This year’s Ig Nobel Peach Prize was jointly awarded to: Ghada A. bin Saif, Alexandru Papoiu, Liliana Banari, Francis McGlone, Shawn G. Kwatra, Yiong-Huak Chan, and Gil Yosipovitch, for trying to measure the pleasurability of scratching an itch. The researchers represent the UK, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, and the USA. REFERENCE: Read more…