Dr Howard Ring

Director of ERP Research

Dr Howard Ring has been collaborating with the ARC since 1994. His main research interests are in electrophysiology, particularly in epilepsy and in the neural correlates of cognition in autism using evoked response potential (ERP) scanning. He has also investigated the nature of autistic traits. He is a Lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge University. 

Sample Autism Publications:

Catarino, A, Andrade, A, Churches, O, Wagner, A, Baron-Cohen, S, Ring, H, (2013) Task-related functional connectivity in autism spectrum conditions: an EEG study using wavelet transform coherence, Molecular Autism, 12,1.

Churches, O, Wheelwright, S, Baron-Cohen, S, & Ring, H, (2010) The N170 is not modulated by attention in autism spectrum disorders. Neuroreport, 21, 399-403.

Churches, O, Baron-Cohen, S, and Ring, H, (2009) Seeing face-like objects: An event-related study. NeuroReport, 20, 1290-1294.

Ring, H, Baron-Cohen, S, Williams, S, Wheelwright, S, Bullmore, E, Brammer, M, & Andrew, C, (1999) Cerebral correlates of preserved cognitive skills in autism. A functional MRI study of Embedded Figures Task performance.Brain, 122, 1305-1315.

Ruzich, E, Allison, C, Chakrabarti, B, Smith, P, Musto, H, Ring, H, & Baron-Cohen, S, (2015) Sex and STEM occupation predict Autism Spectrum Quotient (AQ) scores in half a million people. PLoS ONE, 10:e0141229.

Ruzich, E, Allison, C, Smith, P, Watson, P, Auyeung, B, Ring, H, & Baron-Cohen, S, (2015) Subgrouping siblings of people with autism: identifying the broader autism phenotype. Autism Research. 

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