Faja Laboratory | In The News

Press coverage of Dr. Faja and the Faja Lab

"CRUSH: Developing a sexual education program for young adults on the autism spectrum"
Dr. Faja and the Project CRUSH team were featured on Boston Children's Hospital's Discoveries page
February 14, 2020

"Students explain what their Bates-funded summer work means right now"
Bates-funded research intern, Melody Altschuler ('17), discusses her summer internship working on the GAMES Project in the Faja Lab.
September 14, 2016

"Slideshow: This Summer at Bates" 
Faja Lab research intern Melody Altschuler (Bates, '17) demonstrates wearing an electroencephalography net, an instrument used in Dr. Faja's research to measure brain activity during executive functioning tasks.
August 23, 2016

"Through play, children with autism can hone thinking skills" 
Check out a summary of Dr. Faja's new co-authored paper in Viewpoint by Dr. Raphael Bernier. 
May 31, 2016

"Biomarkers' Contributions to Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders"
May Institute's Annual Clinical Conference 
Dr. Faja serves on the advisory board of the Autism Studies: Theory & Practice certificate program offered through the University of Washington. This program provides evidence-based training for professionals in a variety of disciplines who are interested in learning about current the current scientific findings related to autism as well as developing skills to understand future research about diagnosis and treatment. The program is offered locally in Seattle and online. 
May 25, 2016

Watch: "Developing targeted interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorders"
Simons Center for the Social Brain
December 2, 2015

"Strengthening the brain's executive functioning in autism"
Boston Children's Hospital's science and clinical innovation blog
October 12, 2015

“Risky gamble”
Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative
September 3, 2013

”Cognition and behavior: Training teaches autism brains to see faces”
Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative
May 17, 2011