Paper of the month

Ahissar's Lab: Perceptual bias reveals slow-updating in autism and fast-forgetting in dyslexia

Itay Lieder, Vincent Adam, Or Frenkel, Sagi Jaffe-Dax, Maneesh Sahani, Merav Ahissar

Nature Neuroscience Volume 22, pages 256–264 (2019)

Lay summary:

The paper shows that individuals with dyslexia and individuals with ASD rely mostly on recent and earlier perceptual information, respectively, during perceptual tasks. This may explain the unique difficulties associated with the two conditions.  

“Working memory”