08 Aug '11, 7am

Autism Isn't Caused By the Internet! | Care2 Causes

Autism Isn't Caused By the Internet! | Care2 Causes

The list of things that have been suggested as causing autism, but do not — watching TV , bad parenting , alcohol consumption while pregnant , vaccines , the “mixing of different ethnic groups ” — just keeps getting longer. The latest: The Internet. The Guardian reports that there is nothing less than a “row” going on between Oxford academic, Lady Susan Greenfield, former director of the Royal Institution and a professor of synaptic pharmacology, and Dorothy Bishop, a professor of neuropsychology, about the former’s saying that the internet could be a cause of autism. Greenfield made the remarks in an article in the New Scientist ; she points to studies showing how internet use is affecting children’s minds. Greenfield speculates that increased internet usage is leading to an increase in what she terms “autistic-like behavior.” From her comments below, my sense is that Gre...

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