Azadeh Kushki

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Publications

  1. pmc Investigating the autonomic nervous system response to anxiety in children with autism spectrum disorders
    Azadeh Kushki
    Bloorview Research Institute, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e59730. 2013
  2. pmc Intranasal oxytocin versus placebo in the treatment of adults with autism spectrum disorders: a randomized controlled trial
    Evdokia Anagnostou
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L, Levy Place, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Mol Autism 3:16. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Effect of pencil grasp on the speed and legibility of handwriting in children
    Heidi Schwellnus
    Bloorview Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Occup Ther 66:718-26. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Characterizing emotional response to music in the prefrontal cortex using near infrared spectroscopy
    Saba Moghimi
    Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Neurosci Lett 525:7-11. 2012
  5. pmc Automatic single-trial discrimination of mental arithmetic, mental singing and the no-control state from prefrontal activity: toward a three-state NIRS-BCI
    Sarah D Power
    Bloorview Research Institute, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Res Notes 5:141. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Towards increased data transmission rate for a three-class metabolic brain-computer interface based on transcranial Doppler ultrasound
    Andrew Myrden
    Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Bloorview Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neurosci Lett 528:99-103. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Automatic detection of a prefrontal cortical response to emotionally rated music using multi-channel near-infrared spectroscopy
    Saba Moghimi
    Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Neural Eng 9:026022. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Effect of pencil grasp on the speed and legibility of handwriting after a 10-minute copy task in Grade 4 children
    Heidi Schwellnus
    Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Aust Occup Ther J 59:180-7. 2012
  9. pmc Intersession consistency of single-trial classification of the prefrontal response to mental arithmetic and the no-control state by NIRS
    Sarah D Power
    Insitute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e37791. 2012
  10. pmc Classification of activity engagement in individuals with severe physical disabilities using signals of the peripheral nervous system
    Azadeh Kushki
    Bloorview Research Institute, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e30373. 2012

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Publications18

  1. pmc Investigating the autonomic nervous system response to anxiety in children with autism spectrum disorders
    Azadeh Kushki
    Bloorview Research Institute, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e59730. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Intranasal oxytocin versus placebo in the treatment of adults with autism spectrum disorders: a randomized controlled trial
    Evdokia Anagnostou
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L, Levy Place, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Mol Autism 3:16. 2012
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  3. doi request reprint Effect of pencil grasp on the speed and legibility of handwriting in children
    Heidi Schwellnus
    Bloorview Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Occup Ther 66:718-26. 2012
    ..Pencil grasps other than the dynamic tripod may be functional for handwriting. This study examined the impact of grasp on handwriting speed and legibility...
  4. doi request reprint Characterizing emotional response to music in the prefrontal cortex using near infrared spectroscopy
    Saba Moghimi
    Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Neurosci Lett 525:7-11. 2012
    ..Specifically, high arousal and negative emotions were associated with larger maximum wavelet coefficients...
  5. pmc Automatic single-trial discrimination of mental arithmetic, mental singing and the no-control state from prefrontal activity: toward a three-state NIRS-BCI
    Sarah D Power
    Bloorview Research Institute, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Res Notes 5:141. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Towards increased data transmission rate for a three-class metabolic brain-computer interface based on transcranial Doppler ultrasound
    Andrew Myrden
    Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Bloorview Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neurosci Lett 528:99-103. 2012
    ..Maximum classification accuracies exceeded 70%, and data transmission rate was maximized at 1.2 bits per minute, representing a four-fold increase in data transmission rate over previous two-class analysis of TCD recordings...
  7. doi request reprint Automatic detection of a prefrontal cortical response to emotionally rated music using multi-channel near-infrared spectroscopy
    Saba Moghimi
    Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Neural Eng 9:026022. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Effect of pencil grasp on the speed and legibility of handwriting after a 10-minute copy task in Grade 4 children
    Heidi Schwellnus
    Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Aust Occup Ther J 59:180-7. 2012
    ....
  9. pmc Intersession consistency of single-trial classification of the prefrontal response to mental arithmetic and the no-control state by NIRS
    Sarah D Power
    Insitute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e37791. 2012
    ..Results indicate that when selecting optimal classifier training protocols for NIRS-BCI, a compromise between accuracy and convenience (e.g., in terms of duration/frequency of training data collection) must be considered...
  10. pmc Classification of activity engagement in individuals with severe physical disabilities using signals of the peripheral nervous system
    Azadeh Kushki
    Bloorview Research Institute, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e30373. 2012
    ..These results demonstrate the potential for development of a real-time, motor- and language-free measure for describing the experiences of children and youth with disabilities...
  11. ncbi request reprint Statistical persistence and timing characteristics of repetitive circle drawing in children with ASD
    Amanda Fleury
    Institute of Biomedical and Biomaterials Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Dev Neurorehabil 16:245-54. 2013
    ..The objective of this research is to study the statistical persistence and temporal dynamics of a circle drawing task in children with ASD...
  12. ncbi request reprint A review of EEG-based brain-computer interfaces as access pathways for individuals with severe disabilities
    Saba Moghimi
    Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Assist Technol 25:99-110. 2013
    ..Considering indicators of user state and developing more effective training paradigms are recommended for future studies of BCI involving individuals with disabilities...
  13. doi request reprint Handwriting difficulties in children with autism spectrum disorders: a scoping review
    Azadeh Kushki
    Bloorview Research Institute, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, 150 Kilgour Road, Toronto, ON, M4G 1R8, Canada
    J Autism Dev Disord 41:1706-16. 2011
    ..Moreover, diminished overall legibility and compromised letter formation are emerging points of convergence among existing studies of handwriting quality in children with ASD...
  14. pmc Quantitative classification of pediatric swallowing through accelerometry
    Celeste Merey
    Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 9:34. 2012
    ..In particular, dual-axis swallowing accelerometry has demonstrated screening potential in older persons with neurogenic dysphagia, but the technique has not been evaluated in the pediatric population...
  15. doi request reprint Towards a system-paced near-infrared spectroscopy brain-computer interface: differentiating prefrontal activity due to mental arithmetic and mental singing from the no-control state
    Sarah D Power
    Bloorview Research Institute, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Neural Eng 8:066004. 2011
    ..Analyses were performed offline. Collectively, these results are encouraging, and demonstrate the potential of a system-paced NIRS-BCI with one IC state corresponding to either mental arithmetic or mental singing...
  16. pmc Thermal imaging of the periorbital regions during the presentation of an auditory startle stimulus
    Luke Gane
    Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e27268. 2011
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Comparison of blood volume pulse and skin conductance responses to mental and affective stimuli at different anatomical sites
    Azadeh Kushki
    Bloorview Research Institute, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Physiol Meas 32:1529-39. 2011
    ....
  18. doi request reprint The effect of diagnosis, age, and symptom severity on cortical surface area in the cingulate cortex and insula in autism spectrum disorders
    Krissy A R Doyle-Thomas
    Bloorview Research Institute, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Child Neurol 28:732-9. 2013
    ..Results suggest atypical surface morphometry in brain regions involved in social function, which appeared to be related to poorer social ability scores...