Event-related potential (ERP) studies of autism

We are testing basic aspects of perception, such as face processing, temporal binding, change detection (in vision and hearing), and sequencing, whilst measuring event related potentials (ERP). Child-friendly ERP measurement takes place either at Birkbeck College London (under the direction of our collaborator Prof Mark Johnson, as part of the Baby Sibs (BASIS) network) or at the new Perinatal Imaging Centre at the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge (nder the direction of our collaborator Dr Topun Austin). Adult ERPs are measured in the ARC in Cambridge.

 

Selected References

647: E Orekhova, M Elsabbagh, E Jones, G Dawson, T Charman, M Johnson, The BASIS Team (2014)
EEG hyper-connectivity in high-risk infants is associated with later autism
Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 6:40

549: A Catarino, A Andrade, O Churches, A P Wagner, S Baron-Cohen Howard Ring (2013)
Task-related functional connectivity in autism spectrum conditions: an EEG study using wavelet transform coherence
Molecular Autism 4:1

461: O. Churches, S. Wheelwright, S. Baron-Cohen, H. Ring (2010)
The N170 is not modulated by attention in autism spectrum conditions.
Neuroreport 21(6):399-403

430: O. Churches, S. Baron-Cohen, H. Ring (2009)
Seeing facelike objects: An event-related potential study
NeuroReport 20(14):1290-1294

383: S. Grice, H. Halit, T. Farroni, S. Baron-Cohen, P. Bolton and M. Johnson (2005)
Neural Correlates of Eye-Gaze Detection in Young Children with Autism
Cortex 41:342-353

356: M. Gomot, M. Giardi, J. Adrien, C. Barthelemy and N. Bruneau (2002)
Hypersensitivity to acoustic change in children with autism: Electrophysiological evidence of left frontal cortex dysfunctioning
Psychophysiology 39:577-584


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