With whom would you prefer to interact?: Investigating context dependent effects of social behavior and special interests

How do you talk about autism?: Label preferences within the North American autism community

Learning from the experts: Evaluating a participatory autism and universal design training for university teaching staff

The influence of autism label on face recognition by non-autistic adults

Special interests play differential roles in stigmatization of autistic compared to non-autistic college students

Characterizing social interaction via dyadic hyperscanning techniques

Hyperscanning, the simultaneous recording of brain activity from multiple participants, is a crucial experimental model for studying social interactions in the field of cognitive neuroscience. By enabling researchers to investigate real-time …

Can children suppress attentional capture by salient distractors?

A key debate is whether physically salient objects, such as brightly colored items, have an automatic ability to “capture” visual attention. There is growing evidence that adults are able to suppress attentional capture by salient singletons in favor …

Children show neither attentional capture nor suppression

Global precedence effect in children with and without the use of complex instructions

The Global Precedence Effect (GPE) describes a visual phenomenon in which adults are biased to perceive the global or holistic aspect of an image first before processing local information (Navon, 1977). Developmental research shows evidence of a …

Saccadic pre-attentive measures provide insight into illusory contour detection in children

Hadad and colleagues (2010) found that the developmental trajectory for processing of illusory contours extends through early childhood, reaching adult-like levels in adolescence. Processing these contours requires interpolation between inducing …

The relation between cognitive flexibility and ASD and OCD traits

Comparison of non-live psychoeducation instructional methodology

Impact of behavior and special interest topic in the stigmatization of college students with ASD

The relation between sleep problems and psychological distress in undergraduate students

Target actions of an a2-noradrenergic receptor agonist and antagonist in modulating L-DOPA-induced dyskinesia in a Parkinsonian model

The consequences of dopamine and acetylcholine lesions on cognitive ability in rats