Bonnie Auyeung

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The Autism Spectrum Quotient: Children's Version (AQ-Child)
    Bonnie Auyeung
    Department of Psychiatry, Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Road, Cambridge, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:1230-40. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Prenatal and postnatal hormone effects on the human brain and cognition
    Bonnie Auyeung
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Road, Cambridge, CB2 8AH, UK
    Pflugers Arch 465:557-71. 2013
  3. pmc Prenatal versus postnatal sex steroid hormone effects on autistic traits in children at 18 to 24 months of age
    Bonnie Auyeung
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Rd, Cambridge CB2 8AH, UK
    Mol Autism 3:17. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Brief report: development of the adolescent empathy and systemizing quotients
    Bonnie Auyeung
    Department of Psychiatry, Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Rd, Cambridge, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:2225-35. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Effects of fetal testosterone on visuospatial ability
    Bonnie Auyeung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Rd, Cambridge, CB2 8AH, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 41:571-81. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Fetal testosterone and autistic traits
    Bonnie Auyeung
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Br J Psychol 100:1-22. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint The children's Empathy Quotient and Systemizing Quotient: sex differences in typical development and in autism spectrum conditions
    Bonnie Auyeung
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, Cambridge CB2 8AH, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:1509-21. 2009
  8. pmc Foetal testosterone and autistic traits in 18 to 24-month-old children
    Bonnie Auyeung
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Rd, Cambridge, CB2 8AH, UK
    Mol Autism 1:11. 2010
  9. pmc Fetal programming effects of testosterone on the reward system and behavioral approach tendencies in humans
    Michael V Lombardo
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 72:839-47. 2012
  10. pmc Cognition in males and females with autism: similarities and differences
    Meng Chuan Lai
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e47198. 2012

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint The Autism Spectrum Quotient: Children's Version (AQ-Child)
    Bonnie Auyeung
    Department of Psychiatry, Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Road, Cambridge, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:1230-40. 2008
    ..Factor analysis provided support for four of the five AQ-Child design subscales. Future studies should evaluate how the AQ-C performs in population screening...
  2. doi request reprint Prenatal and postnatal hormone effects on the human brain and cognition
    Bonnie Auyeung
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Road, Cambridge, CB2 8AH, UK
    Pflugers Arch 465:557-71. 2013
    ..Possible directions for valuable future research are discussed...
  3. pmc Prenatal versus postnatal sex steroid hormone effects on autistic traits in children at 18 to 24 months of age
    Bonnie Auyeung
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Rd, Cambridge CB2 8AH, UK
    Mol Autism 3:17. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  4. ncbi request reprint Brief report: development of the adolescent empathy and systemizing quotients
    Bonnie Auyeung
    Department of Psychiatry, Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Rd, Cambridge, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:2225-35. 2012
    ..Longitudinal studies would be useful to test this stability in the future. Finally, relative to typical sex differences, individuals with ASC, regardless of age, on average exhibit a 'hyper-masculinized' profile...
  5. doi request reprint Effects of fetal testosterone on visuospatial ability
    Bonnie Auyeung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Rd, Cambridge, CB2 8AH, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 41:571-81. 2012
    ..These results indicate that FT has a significant role in some aspects of cognitive development but that further work is needed to understand its effect on the different aspects of visuospatial ability...
  6. ncbi request reprint Fetal testosterone and autistic traits
    Bonnie Auyeung
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Br J Psychol 100:1-22. 2009
    ..These results need to be followed up in a much larger sample to test if clinical cases of ASC have elevated fT...
  7. ncbi request reprint The children's Empathy Quotient and Systemizing Quotient: sex differences in typical development and in autism spectrum conditions
    Bonnie Auyeung
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, Cambridge CB2 8AH, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:1509-21. 2009
    ..Empathy and systemizing in children show similar patterns of sex differences to those observed in adults. Children with ASC tend towards a 'hyper-masculinized' profile, irrespective of sex...
  8. pmc Foetal testosterone and autistic traits in 18 to 24-month-old children
    Bonnie Auyeung
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Rd, Cambridge, CB2 8AH, UK
    Mol Autism 1:11. 2010
    ..In this study, we tested whether FT is positively correlated with autistic traits in toddlers aged 18-24 months...
  9. pmc Fetal programming effects of testosterone on the reward system and behavioral approach tendencies in humans
    Michael V Lombardo
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 72:839-47. 2012
    ....
  10. pmc Cognition in males and females with autism: similarities and differences
    Meng Chuan Lai
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e47198. 2012
    ..However, in specific non-social cognitive domains, performance within ASC depends on sex. This suggests that in specific domains, cognitive profiles in ASC are modulated by sex...
  11. ncbi request reprint The Mandarin Chinese version of the childhood autism spectrum test (CAST): test-retest reliability
    Xiang Sun
    Cambridge Institute of Public Health, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, University of Cambridge, CB2 0SR, UK Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Road, University of Cambridge, CB2 2AH, UK Electronic address
    Res Dev Disabil 34:3267-75. 2013
    ..The correlation between the scores at CAST-1 and CAST-2 was good (Spearman rho=0.73). The Mandarin CAST demonstrated moderate to good test-retest reliability as a screening instrument for ASC in an assessment sample in mainland China...
  12. pmc Fetal testosterone influences sexually dimorphic gray matter in the human brain
    Michael V Lombardo
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 8AH, UK
    J Neurosci 32:674-80. 2012
    ..These results bridge a long-standing gap between human and nonhuman species by showing that FT acts as an organizing mechanism for the development of regional sexual dimorphism in the human brain...
  13. ncbi request reprint Service provision for autism in mainland China: Preliminary mapping of service pathways
    Xiang Sun
    Institute of Public Health, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, University of Cambridge, CB2 0SR, UK Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Road, University of Cambridge, CB2 2AH, UK Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 98:87-94. 2013
    ..Delays in recognising ASC and a lack of support are also considered to be associated with the considerable financial burden placed on parents of children with ASC in mainland China. ..
  14. ncbi request reprint Fetal testosterone and empathy: evidence from the empathy quotient (EQ) and the "reading the mind in the eyes" test
    Emma Chapman
    University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Soc Neurosci 1:135-48. 2006
    ..These results also have implications for the causes of disabilities involving empathy, such as autism spectrum conditions, and may explain the increased rate of such conditions among males...
  15. pmc Fetal testosterone predicts sexually differentiated childhood behavior in girls and in boys
    Bonnie Auyeung
    Department of Psychiatry, Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Psychol Sci 20:144-8. 2009
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Fetal testosterone and autistic traits: a response to three fascinating commentaries
    Simon Baron-Cohen
    Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Br J Psychol 100:39-47. 2009
    ..This article is an author response to three previous commentaries on 'Fetal testosterone and autistic traits' (Auyeung et al., 2009)...
  17. ncbi request reprint The Mandarin Childhood Autism Spectrum Test (CAST): Sex Differences
    Xiang Sun
    Cambridge Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Forvie Site, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge, CB2 0SR, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 44:2137-46. 2014
    ..These results suggest that sex differences related to ASC are consistent across cultures. ..
  18. doi request reprint A review of healthcare service and education provision of Autism Spectrum Condition in mainland China
    Xiang Sun
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Cambridge Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Robinson Way CB2 0SR, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 34:469-79. 2013
    ..There were great financial problems faced by the parents of autistic children which were partly due to the under-developed healthcare and educational system for ASC...
  19. pmc Why are autism spectrum conditions more prevalent in males?
    Simon Baron-Cohen
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS Biol 9:e1001081. 2011
    ..Ultimately, as these theories are not mutually exclusive and ASC is multi-factorial, they may help explain the male prevalence of ASC...
  20. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Mandarin version of the Childhood Autism Spectrum Test (CAST): an exploratory study
    Xiang Sun
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge, CB2 0SR, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 44:1565-76. 2014
    ..425). This study provided evidence for the CAST as a multidimensional measure for ASC screening in a Chinese population and also showed that the symptom manifestation of ASC in Chinese children shares similarity with western populations...
  21. ncbi request reprint Comparison between a Mandarin Chinese version of the Childhood Autism Spectrum Test and the Clancy Autism Behaviour Scale in mainland China
    Xiang Sun
    Cambridge Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Forvie Site, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge, CB2 0SR, UK Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Road, CB2 2AH, UK The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong Electronic address
    Res Dev Disabil 35:1599-608. 2014
    ..0002). The Mandarin CAST demonstrated a better validity in distinguishing children with ASC from children without ASC. It is an acceptable candidate as a screening instrument for ASC in large epidemiological study in Chinese population...
  22. pmc Prevalence of autism in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Xiang Sun
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge, CB2 0SR, UK
    Mol Autism 4:7. 2013
    ..This study synthesizes evidence relating to the prevalence of ASC in these areas and assesses the effects of research methodology on prevalence estimates...
  23. ncbi request reprint Organizational effects of fetal testosterone on human corpus callosum size and asymmetry
    Lindsay R Chura
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:122-32. 2010
    ..We suggest that this possible organizational effect of FT on callosal asymmetry may also play a role in shaping sexual dimorphism in functional and structural brain development, cognition, and behavior...
  24. doi request reprint Service provision for autism in mainland China: a service providers' perspective
    Xiang Sun
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Cambridge Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Robinson Way CB2 0SR, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 34:440-51. 2013
    ..The structure of service provision for ASC is under-developed. There is an important need to establish coherent healthcare and education policies to support children with ASC and their families...
  25. ncbi request reprint Toward brief “Red Flags” for autism screening: The Short Autism Spectrum Quotient and the Short Quantitative Checklist for Autism in toddlers in 1,000 cases and 3,000 controls [corrected]
    Carrie Allison
    Autism Research Centre, Cambridge University, Department of Psychiatry, UK
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 51:202-212.e7. 2012
    ..The aim was to identify 10 items on the Autism Spectrum Quotient (AQ) (Adult, Adolescent, and Child versions) and on the Quantitative Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (Q-CHAT) with good test accuracy...
  26. pmc Attenuation of Typical Sex Differences in 800 Adults with Autism vs. 3,900 Controls
    Simon Baron-Cohen
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom Cambridge Lifespan Asperger Syndrome Service CLASS Clinic, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough National Health Service Foundation Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e102251. 2014
    ..Further, normative sex differences are attenuated but not abolished in adults with autism. The findings provide strong support for the EMB theory of autism, and highlight differences between males and females with autism. ..
  27. pmc Defining the broader, medium and narrow autism phenotype among parents using the Autism Spectrum Quotient (AQ)
    Sally Wheelwright
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Rd, Cambridge, CB2 8AH, UK
    Mol Autism 1:10. 2010
    ..In this paper, the use of the AQ to define the broader, medium and narrow autism phenotypes (BAP, MAP, NAP) is reported, and the proportion of parents with each phenotype is compared between the two groups...
  28. pmc Variation in the autism candidate gene GABRB3 modulates tactile sensitivity in typically developing children
    Teresa Tavassoli
    Department of Psychiatry, Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Mol Autism 3:6. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  29. doi request reprint The effects of oxytocin on social reward learning in humans
    Rebecca Clark-Elford
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, UK
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 17:199-209. 2014
    ..We conclude that oxytocin detrimentally affects learning rewards from happy faces in certain contexts. ..
  30. doi request reprint Oxytocin, brain physiology, and functional connectivity: a review of intranasal oxytocin fMRI studies
    Richard A I Bethlehem
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:962-74. 2013
    ..In light of the increasing knowledge of the behavioural effects of OT in humans, studies of the effects of OT administration on brain function can contribute to our understanding of the neural networks in the social brain...