Faculty

Geraldine Dawson

William Cleland Distinguished Professor

Psychiatry, Child & Family Mental Health & Developmental Neuroscience
School of Medicine

Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Psychiatry, Child & Family Mental Health & Developmental Neuroscience
School of Medicine

Director of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences

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Professor in Pediatrics

Pediatrics
School of Medicine

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Psychology and Neuroscience
Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Affiliate, Duke Global Health Institute

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Affiliate of the Center for Child and Family Policy

Sanford School of Public Policy
Sanford School of Public Policy
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2608 Erwin Road, Room 3126, Duke University Med Center, Durham, NC 27705

Box 3527 DUMC, Durham, NC 27710

(919) 668-0070 geraldine.dawson@duke.edu

Geraldine Dawson is the William Cleland Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University, where she also is Professor of Pediatrics and Psychology & Neuroscience. Dawson is the Director of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences whose mission is to promote interdisciplinary brain science and translate discoveries into solutions for health and society.  Dawson also is Director of the Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development, an NIH Autism Center of Excellence, which is an interdisciplinary research program and clinic, aimed to improve the lives of those with autism through research, education, clinical services, and policy.  Dawson is Associate Director of the Marcus Center for Cellular Cures which aims to discover cellular treatments that can improve outcomes and quality of life for individuals with autism.  Dawson received a Ph.D. in Developmental and Child Clinical Psychology from the University of Washington and completed a clinical internship at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute.


Dawson previously served as President of the International Society for Autism Research and was appointed by the US Secretary of Health as a member of the NIH Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) which develops the federal strategic plan for autism research, services, and policy. Dawson was Founding Director of the University of Washington (UW) Autism Center and the Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development, Dawson was awarded the American Psychological Association Distinguished Career Award (Div53); Association for Psychological Science Lifetime Achievement Award; Clarivate Top 1% Cited Researcher Across All Scientific Fields; NIH Top Research Advances of the Year Award (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018); Autism Society of America Award for Research Contributions; Autism Society Medical Professional of the Year; and Autism Society Award for Valuable Service. Dawson is a Fellow of the American Psychological Society and American Psychological Association, and is Associate Editor or on editorial boards of four scientific journals. 


Education & Training

Ph.D. 1979

University of Washington

Clinical Internsship with speciality in Developmental Disabilities, Neuropsychiatric Institute

University of California at Los Angeles

Grants

Novel Approaches to Infant Screening for ASD in Pediatric Primary Care

National Institutes of Health

Scalable Computational Platform For Active Closed-Loop Behavioral Coding in Autism Spectrum Disorder

National Institutes of Health

Duke CTSA (TL1)

National Institutes of Health

Co-occurring ADHD in young children with ASD: Precursors, detection, neural signatures, and early treatment

National Institutes of Health

Digital Behavioral Outcome Measures for Autism

Marcus Foundation Phase II MSC ASD

Tailoring treatment targets for early autism intervention in Africa

National Institutes of Health

Building a streamlined birth cohort to study autism risk factors and biomarkers

Drexel University

Duke Expanded Access Protocol Proposal for the Cord Blood Association Foundation

Pilot Study to Improve Access to Early Intervention for Autism in Africa

National Institutes of Health

1/5-The Autism Biomarkers Consortium for Clinical Trials

Yale University

Scalable Quantitative Video Analysis for Online Phenotyping, Early Screening, and Symptom Monitoring for Autism Spectrum Disorders

The Role of Sensory Over-Responsivity in the Development of Anxiety in Children With and Without Autism

Precursors to the development of anxiety disorders in young children with autism spectrum disorder

Department of Defense

ASF Undergraduate Summer Research Award

A Study to Assess the Janssen Autism Knowledge Engine in Children and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and in a Normally Developing Cohort

Networked Cortical Responses to Movement Associated with ASD

National Institutes of Health

A Phase 0 Study to Preliminarily Assess the Janssen Autism Knowledge Engine in Children and Adults with ASD

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Publications

Clinical Validation of the Autism Behavior Inventory: Caregiver-Rated Assessment of Core and Associated Symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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Duane F. Alexander, M.D.: August 11, 1940-February 16, 2020.

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A Phase II Randomized Clinical Trial of the Safety and Efficacy of Intravenous Umbilical Cord Blood Infusion for Treatment of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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Automated recognition of spontaneous facial expression in individuals with autism spectrum disorder: parsing response variability.

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ASPI: a public-private partnership to develop treatments for autism.

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A Six-Minute Measure of Vocalizations in Toddlers with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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Sleep Problems and Trajectories of Restricted and Repetitive Behaviors in Children with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities.

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Author Correction: Atypical postural control can be detected via computer vision analysis in toddlers with autism spectrum disorder.

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Relationship Between Sleep and Behavior in Autism Spectrum Disorder: Exploring the Impact of Sleep Variability.

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The Autism Biomarkers Consortium for Clinical Trials (ABC-CT): Scientific Context, Study Design, and Progress Toward Biomarker Qualification.

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Day-to-Day Test-Retest Reliability of EEG Profiles in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder and Typical Development.

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RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SENSORY PROCESSING DIFFERENCES AND CLINICAL FEATURES OF CHILDREN WITH ASD

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1.14 GRAPH CURVATURE AS A METHOD FOR DISCERNING ROBUSTNESS IN BRAIN NETWORKS IN ASD

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EEG AND PUPILLARY RESPONSE IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM: RESULTS FROM THE AUTISM BIOMARKERS CONSORTIUM FOR CLINICAL TRIALS INTERIM ANALYSIS

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A Multisite Randomized Controlled Two-Phase Trial of the Early Start Denver Model Compared to Treatment as Usual.

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Methodological considerations in the use of Noldus EthoVision XT video tracking of children with autism in multi-site studies.

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A novel method for measuring learning opportunities provided by parents to young children with autism spectrum disorder.

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Implementing early intervention for autism spectrum disorder: a global perspective.

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Sensory Over-Responsivity: An Early Risk Factor for Anxiety and Behavioral Challenges in Young Children.

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Gaps in Current Autism Research: The Thoughts of the Autism Research Editorial Board and Associate Editors.

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Meeting the demands of msc production for clinical studies

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Potential for Digital Behavioral Measurement Tools to Transform the Detection and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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Inappropriate Use of the Term Autism as Analogy.

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Computer vision analysis captures atypical attention in toddlers with autism.

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Brief Report: Pilot Study of a Novel Interactive Digital Treatment to Improve Cognitive Control in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Co-occurring ADHD Symptoms.

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Caregiver Daily Reporting of Symptoms in Autism Spectrum Disorder: Observational Study Using Web and Mobile Apps.

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Computer vision and behavioral phenotyping: an autism case study

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Enhancing Low-Intensity Coaching in Parent Implemented Early Start Denver Model Intervention for Early Autism: A Randomized Comparison Treatment Trial.

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White Matter Tract Changes Associated with Clinical Improvement in an Open-Label Trial Assessing Autologous Umbilical Cord Blood for Treatment of Young Children with Autism.

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The Influence of Background Auditory Noise on P50 and N100 Suppression Elicited by the Paired-Click Paradigm

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On Target Shift in Adversarial Domain Adaptation

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Automatic Recognition of Posed Facial Expression of Emotion in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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An Observational Study With the Janssen Autism Knowledge Engine (JAKE®) in Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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Biomarker Acquisition and Quality Control for Multi-Site Studies: The Autism Biomarkers Consortium for Clinical Trials.

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Atypical postural control can be detected via computer vision analysis in toddlers with autism spectrum disorder.

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Brief Report: A Survey of Autism Research Priorities Across a Diverse Community of Stakeholders.

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Electrophysiological Biomarkers Predict Clinical Improvement in an Open-Label Trial Assessing Efficacy of Autologous Umbilical Cord Blood for Treatment of Autism.

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Visual Exploration in Autism Spectrum Disorder: Exploring Age Differences and Dynamic Features Using Recurrence Quantification Analysis.

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Computer Vision Analysis for Quantification of Autism Risk Behaviors

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Analysis of shared heritability in common disorders of the brain.

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MANUFACTURING OF ALLOGENEIC HUMAN CORD TISSUE MESENCHYMAL STROMAL CELLS: INITIAL RESULTS OF A PHASE I CLINICAL TRIAL IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

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A Scalable Off-the-Shelf Framework for Measuring Patterns of Attention in Young Children and its Application in Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Extracting relationships by multi-domain matching

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Sensory hypersensitivity predicts enhanced attention capture by faces in the early development of ASD.

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Brief Report: Executive Function as a Predictor of Academic Achievement in School-Aged Children with ASD.

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Validation of eye-tracking measures of social attention as a potential biomarker for autism clinical trials.

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Automatic emotion and attention analysis of young children at home: a ResearchKit autism feasibility study.

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Phase I Open Label Trial of Autologous Cord Blood for Treatment of Autism: Correlations Between Behavioral Improvement and Increased White Matter Connectivity in Children With Autism

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Autism Behavior Inventory: A Novel Tool for Assessing Core and Associated Symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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Prospective, observational cohort study of JAKE (TM), an autism knowledge

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Cost Offset Associated With Early Start Denver Model for Children With Autism.

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Polygenic transmission disequilibrium confirms that common and rare variation act additively to create risk for autism spectrum disorders.

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Questions Remain Regarding the Effectiveness of Many Commonly Used Autism Treatments.

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Parent-delivered early intervention in infants at risk for ASD: Effects on electrophysiological and habituation measures of social attention.

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Autologous Cord Blood Infusions Are Safe and Feasible in Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Results of a Single-Center Phase I Open-Label Trial.

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Use of a Digital Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers - Revised with Follow-up to Improve Quality of Screening for Autism.

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Targeting EEG/LFP synchrony with neural nets

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Meta-analysis of GWAS of over 16,000 individuals with autism spectrum disorder highlights a novel locus at 10q24.32 and a significant overlap with schizophrenia.

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JAKE® Multimodal Data Capture System: Insights from an Observational Study of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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Targeting EEG/LFP Synchrony with Neural Nets.

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Executive function predicts the development of play skills for verbal preschoolers with autism spectrum disorders.

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Translating neuroscience to the front lines: point-of-care detection of neuropsychiatric disorders.

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The Relationship Between Early Neural Responses to Emotional Faces at Age 3 and Later Autism and Anxiety Symptoms in Adolescents with Autism.

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Why It's Important to Continue Universal Autism Screening While Research Fully Examines Its Impact.

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Early event-related potentials to emotional faces differ for adults with autism spectrum disorder and by serotonin transporter genotype.

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Prospective Longitudinal Studies of Infant Siblings of Children With Autism: Lessons Learned and Future Directions.

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The Complex Etiology of Autism Presents Challenges in Risk Communication.

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Transcranial magnetic stimulation in autism spectrum disorder: Challenges, promise, and roadmap for future research.

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Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Altered Dynamics of the fMRI Response to Faces in Individuals with Autism.

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Reduced engagement with social stimuli in 6-month-old infants with later autism spectrum disorder: a longitudinal prospective study of infants at high familial risk.

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A Preliminary Investigation of a Specialized Music Therapy Model for Children with Disabilities Delivered in a Classroom Setting.

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A scalable app for measuring autism risk behaviors in young children: A technical validity and feasibility study.

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A scalable app for measuring autism risk behaviors in young children: A technical validity and feasibility study

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FACE PROCESSING AND PARENT ANXIETY DURING EARLY CHILDHOOD INTERACT TO PREDICT ADOLESCENT ANXIETY IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

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Naturalistic Developmental Behavioral Interventions: Empirically Validated Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Naturalistic Developmental Behavioral Interventions: Empirically Validated Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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Measuring social communication behaviors as a treatment endpoint in individuals with autism spectrum disorder.

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Long-Term Outcomes of Early Intervention in 6-Year-Old Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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Joint analysis of psychiatric disorders increases accuracy of risk prediction for schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depressive disorder.

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Psychiatric genome-wide association study analyses implicate neuronal, immune and histone pathways.

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Reduced delay of gratification and effortful control among young children with autism spectrum disorders.

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Measuring repetitive behaviors as a treatment endpoint in youth with autism spectrum disorder.

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Autism as a disorder of biological and behavioral rhythms: toward new therapeutic perspectives.

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Behavioral, cognitive, and adaptive development in infants with autism spectrum disorder in the first 2 years of life.

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Synaptic, transcriptional and chromatin genes disrupted in autism.

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Potential neural mechanisms underlying the effectiveness of early intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder.

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The impact of the metabotropic glutamate receptor and other gene family interaction networks on autism.

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Convergence of genes and cellular pathways dysregulated in autism spectrum disorders.

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Measuring anxiety as a treatment endpoint in youth with autism spectrum disorder.

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Approaches to enhancing the early detection of autism spectrum disorders: a systematic review of the literature.

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The motivation for very early intervention for infants at high risk for autism spectrum disorders.

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The impact of parent-delivered intervention on parents of very young children with autism.

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Performance on the dimensional change card sort and backward digit span by young children with autism without intellectual disability.

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A scoring strategy combining statistics and functional genomics supports a possible role for common polygenic variation in autism.

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Computer vision tools for low-cost and noninvasive measurement of autism-related behaviors in infants.

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EEG hyper-connectivity in high-risk infants is associated with later autism.

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Reward-based decision making and electrodermal responding by young children with autism spectrum disorders during a gambling task.

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A quarter century of progress on the early detection and treatment of autism spectrum disorder.

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Priorities for autism spectrum disorder risk communication and ethics.

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Fear-potentiated startle response is unrelated to social or emotional functioning in adolescents with autism spectrum disorders.

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Genetic relationship between five psychiatric disorders estimated from genome-wide SNPs.

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Detection of clinically relevant genetic variants in autism spectrum disorder by whole-genome sequencing.

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Disengagement of visual attention in infancy is associated with emerging autism in toddlerhood.

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The broader autism phenotype in simplex and multiplex families.

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Review: More RCTs on early intensive behavioural intervention for young children with autism spectrum disorders needed

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A novel method for assessing the development of speech motor function in toddlers with autism spectrum disorders

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Parenting-related stress and psychological distress in mothers of toddlers with autism spectrum disorders.

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Atypical developmental patterns of brain chemistry in children with autism spectrum disorder

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Early intensive behavioral intervention appears beneficial for young children with autism spectrum disorders

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The screening and diagnosis of autistic spectrum disorders

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Dramatic increase in autism prevalence parallels explosion of research into its biology and causes.

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The gift of voice.

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Brain responses to words in 2-year-olds with autism predict developmental outcomes at age 6.

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Rule learning in autism: the role of reward type and social context.

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Measuring Anxiety as a Treatment Endpoint in Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Face Processing in Autism

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Individual common variants exert weak effects on the risk for autism spectrum disorders.

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Early behavioral intervention is associated with normalized brain activity in young children with autism.

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Effects of a brief Early Start Denver model (ESDM)-based parent intervention on toddlers at risk for autism spectrum disorders: a randomized controlled trial.

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Sensory processing, problem behavior, adaptive behavior, and cognition in preschool children with autism spectrum disorders.

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Social attention: A possible early indicator of efficacy in autism clinical trials

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Differences in white matter fiber tract development present from 6 to 24 months in infants with autism

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ERP responses differentiate inverted but not upright face processing in adults with ASD.

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A global public health strategy for autism spectrum disorders.

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A novel approach of homozygous haplotype sharing identifies candidate genes in autism spectrum disorder.

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Understanding Impairments in Social Engagement in Autism

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Evidence for broader autism phenotype characteristics in parents from multiple-incidence autism families.

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The effects of face expertise training on the behavioral performance and brain activity of adults with high functioning autism spectrum disorders.

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Evidence for involvement of GNB1L in autism.

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Autism risk assessment in siblings of affected children using sex-specific genetic scores

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Behavioral interventions in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder: a review of recent findings.

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Developmental change in the ERP responses to familiar faces in toddlers with autism spectrum disorders versus typical development.

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Gene-ontology enrichment analysis in two independent family-based samples highlights biologically plausible processes for autism spectrum disorders.

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Coming closer to describing the variable onset patterns in autism.

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Discrepancies between academic achievement and intellectual ability in higher-functioning school-aged children with autism spectrum disorder.

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Mortality in individuals with autism, with and without epilepsy.

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Risk factors for autism: translating genomic discoveries into diagnostics.

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Basal ganglia morphometry and repetitive behavior in young children with autism spectrum disorder.

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Mutations in the TSGA14 gene in families with autism spectrum disorders.

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Patterns of visual attention to faces and objects in autism spectrum disorder.

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fMRI evidence of neural abnormalities in the subcortical face processing system in ASD.

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Genome-scan for IQ discrepancy in autism: evidence for loci on chromosomes 10 and 16.

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A genome-wide scan for common alleles affecting risk for autism.

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Association between amygdala response to emotional faces and social anxiety in autism spectrum disorders.

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Disruption at the PTCHD1 Locus on Xp22.11 in Autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disability.

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Assessing the impact of a combined analysis of four common low-risk genetic variants on autism risk

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High-density SNP association study and copy number variation analysis of the AUTS1 and AUTS5 loci implicate the IMMP2L-DOCK4 gene region in autism susceptibility.

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Response to familiar faces, newly familiar faces, and novel faces as assessed by ERPs is intact in adults with autism spectrum disorders.

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Functional impact of global rare copy number variation in autism spectrum disorders.

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Current Opinion in Neurology: Editorial introductions

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Recent advances in research on early detection, causes, biology, and treatment of autism spectrum disorders.

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Randomized, controlled trial of an intervention for toddlers with autism: the Early Start Denver Model.

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Toddlers with elevated autism symptoms show slowed habituation to faces.

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A genome-wide linkage and association scan reveals novel loci for autism.

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An investigation of the relationship between fMRI and ERP source localized measurements of brain activity during face processing.

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Autism Speaks Global Autism Public Health Initiative: Bridging gaps in autism awareness, research, and services around the world.

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Brief report: biochemical correlates of clinical impairment in high functioning autism and Asperger's disorder.

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Parenting stress and psychological functioning among mothers of preschool children with autism and developmental delay.

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Genome-wide analyses of exonic copy number variants in a family-based study point to novel autism susceptibility genes.

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Autism genome-wide copy number variation reveals ubiquitin and neuronal genes.

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Common genetic variants on 5p14.1 associate with autism spectrum disorders.

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Clinical assessment and management of toddlers with suspected autism spectrum disorder: insights from studies of high-risk infants.

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Cerebellar vermal volumes and behavioral correlates in children with autism spectrum disorder.

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Reduced neural habituation in the amygdala and social impairments in autism spectrum disorders.

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Brief report: face configuration accuracy and processing speed among adults with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders.

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Evidence for latent classes of IQ in young children with autism spectrum disorder.

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Neurocognitive predictors of social and communicative developmental trajectories in preschoolers with autism spectrum disorders.

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The role of face familiarity in eye tracking of faces by individuals with autism spectrum disorders.

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Characteristics associated with presence of depressive symptoms in adults with autism spectrum disorder.

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Head circumference as an early predictor of autism symptoms in younger siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder.

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Memory and response inhibition in young children with single-suture craniosynostosis.

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A replication of the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) revised algorithms.

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Abnormal functional connectivity in autism spectrum disorders during face processing.

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Heterogeneous association between engrailed-2 and autism in the CPEA network.

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Letter from autism speaks.

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Autism Spectrum Disorders

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Becoming a face expert: a computerized face-training program for high-functioning individuals with autism spectrum disorders.

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Early behavioral intervention, brain plasticity, and the prevention of autism spectrum disorder.

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Trajectories of maternal depression over 7 years: relations with child psychophysiology and behavior and role of contextual risks.

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Level of intellectual functioning predicts patterns of associated symptoms in school-age children with autism spectrum disorder.

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Rate of head circumference growth as a function of autism diagnosis and history of autistic regression.

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Resting state cortical connectivity reflected in EEG coherence in individuals with autism.

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EEG mu rhythm and imitation impairments in individuals with autism spectrum disorder.

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Increased amygdala activation to neutral faces is associated with better face memory performance.

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Cerebral cortical gray matter overgrowth and functional variation of the serotonin transporter gene in autism.

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Despite major challenges, autism research continues to offer hope.

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Shape mapping of the hippocampus in young children with autism spectrum disorder.

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Quantitative assessment of autism symptom-related traits in probands and parents: Broader Phenotype Autism Symptom Scale.

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Mapping autism risk loci using genetic linkage and chromosomal rearrangements.

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Rate of head growth decelerates and symptoms worsen in the second year of life in autism.

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Designing research studies on psychosocial interventions in autism.

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Early social, imitation, play, and language abilities of young non-autistic siblings of children with autism.

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Evidence for genetic linkage of autism to chromosomes 7 and 4

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Head circumference and height in autism: a study by the Collaborative Program of Excellence in Autism.

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Early predictors of communication development in young children with autism spectrum disorder: joint attention, imitation, and toy play.

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Evidence for multiple loci from a genome scan of autism kindreds.

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ERP evidence of atypical face processing in young children with autism.

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Gray matter abnormalities in autism spectrum disorder revealed by T2 relaxation.

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Corpus callosum morphometrics in young children with autism spectrum disorder.

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Gray and white matter brain chemistry in young children with autism.

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Amygdalar volume and behavioral development in autism.

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Familial autoimmune thyroid disease as a risk factor for regression in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: a CPEA Study.

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Is there a 'regressive phenotype' of Autism Spectrum Disorder associated with the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine? A CPEA Study.

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Autism Spectrum Disorders

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Neuropsychology and neurophysiology of autism spectrum disorders

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Event-related potential (ERP) indices of infants' recognition of familiar and unfamiliar objects in two and three dimensions.

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Autism and the serotonin transporter: the long and short of it.

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Challenges in evaluating psychosocial interventions for Autistic Spectrum Disorders.

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Individuals with autism spectrum disorder show normal responses to a fear potential startle paradigm.

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Propofol sedation for longitudinal pediatric neuroimaging research.

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Validation of the phenomenon of autistic regression using home videotapes.

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Variation in early developmental course in autism and its relation with behavioral outcome at 3-4 years of age.

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Genetic investigation of quantitative traits related to autism: use of multivariate polygenic models with ascertainment adjustment.

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Links between social and linguistic processing of speech in preschool children with autism: behavioral and electrophysiological measures.

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Early regression in social communication in autism spectrum disorders: a CPEA Study.

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Neurocognitive and electrophysiological evidence of altered face processing in parents of children with autism: implications for a model of abnormal development of social brain circuitry in autism.

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Understanding the nature of face processing impairment in autism: insights from behavioral and electrophysiological studies.

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Single-suture craniosynostosis: a review of neurobehavioral research and theory.

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Event-related brain potentials reveal anomalies in temporal processing of faces in autism spectrum disorder.

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Research psychologists' roles in the genetic revolution.

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Age-related differences in neural correlates of face recognition during the toddler and preschool years.

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Regional brain chemical alterations in young children with autism spectrum disorder.

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Early intervention and brain plasticity in autism.

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A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of porcine versus synthetic secretin for reducing symptoms of autism.

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No evidence for linkage of liability to autism to HOXA1 in a sample from the CPEA network.

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Identification of a novel gene on chromosome 7q11.2 interrupted by a translocation breakpoint in a pair of autistic twins.

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Brain structural abnormalities in young children with autism spectrum disorder.

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Presence of large deletions in kindreds with autism.

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Neurocognitive function and joint attention ability in young children with autism spectrum disorder versus developmental delay.

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Defining the broader phenotype of autism: genetic, brain, and behavioral perspectives.

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Development and neural bases of face recognition in autism.

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Early recognition of 1-year-old infants with autism spectrum disorder versus mental retardation.

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Stress hormone levels of children of depressed mothers.

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Autonomic and brain electrical activity in securely- and insecurely-attached infants of depressed mothers

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Prototype formation in autism.

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Interventions to facilitate auditory, visual, and motor integration in autism: a review of the evidence.

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Practice parameter: screening and diagnosis of autism: report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the Child Neurology Society.

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Case Study of the Development of an Infant with Autism from Birth to Two Years of Age

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The role of early experience in shaping behavioral and brain development and its implications for social policy.

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The screening and diagnosis of autistic spectrum disorders.

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Autism or a related developmental disability.

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Children with autism fail to orient to naturally occurring social stimuli.

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Neuropsychological correlates of early symptoms of autism.

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The Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales: supplementary norms for individuals with autism.

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Are there other disorders or disabilities associated with autism?

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Infants of depressed and nondepressed mothers exhibit differences in frontal brain electrical activity during the expression of negative emotions.

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Infants of depressed mothers exhibit atypical frontal brain activity: a replication and extension of previous findings.

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What is PDDNOS and how is it diagnosed? Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified.

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Brief report: neuropsychology of autism: a report on the state of the science.

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Subgroups of autistic children based on social behavior display distinct patterns of brain activity.

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Early recognition of children with autism: a study of first birthday home videotapes.

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Social influences on early developing biological and behavioral systems related to risk for affective disorder

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Frontal electroencephalographic correlates of individual differences in emotion expression in infants: a brain systems perspective on emotion.

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Subclassification of children with autism and pervasive developmental disorder: a questionnaire based on Wing's subgrouping scheme.

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Social stimulation and joint attention in young autistic children.

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The role of frontal lobe functioning in the development of infant self-regulatory behavior.

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Frontal lobe activity and affective behavior of infants of mothers with depressive symptoms.

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Infants of mothers with depressive symptoms: Electroencephalographic and behavioral findings related to attachment status

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Affective exchanges between young autistic children and their mothers

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Erratum: ''Affective exchanges between young autistic children and their mothers,'' (Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, Vol. 18, No. 3, 1990, pp. 335-345)

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Affective exchanges between young autistic children and their mothers.

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Mothers' use of imitative play for facilitating social responsiveness and toy play in young autistic children

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A comparison of hemispheric asymmetries in speech-related brain potentials of autistic and dysphasic children.

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Reduced P3 amplitude of the event-related brain potential: its relationship to language ability in autism.

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Perspective-taking ability and its relationship to the social behavior of autistic children.

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Hemispheric specialization and the language abilities of autistic children.

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Relation of lead and social factors to IQ of low-SES children: a partial replication.

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Left hemisphere specialization for facial and manual imitation.

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Self-recognition in autistic children.

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Imitation and social responsiveness in autistic children.

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Hemisphere functioning and motor imitation in autistic persons.

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Lateralized brain dysfunction in autism: evidence from the Halstead-Reitan neuropsychological battery.

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Cerebral lateralization in individuals diagnosed as autistic in early childhood.

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