“There are so many ways a brain can let you down. Like an expensive car, it’s intricate, but mass-produced.” So wrote Ian McEwan in his short work, Saturday. The British novelist wasn’t pondering autism’s heartbreaking and mysterious symptoms when he wrote those words. But he might have been..
Saturday, July 9, 2011
How new autism studies are misconstrued (me in the New Republic)
New epidemiological studies show that "the environment" plays a large role in autism. But the environment is a big place. Me in the New Republic. Yeah--sorry for the "woefully misconstrued" title.