S Baron-Cohen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Do children with autism use the speaker's direction of gaze strategy to crack the code of language?
    S Baron-Cohen
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Child Dev 68:48-57. 1997
  2. ncbi The "Reading the Mind in the Eyes" Test revised version: a study with normal adults, and adults with Asperger syndrome or high-functioning autism
    S Baron-Cohen
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 42:241-51. 2001
  3. ncbi Story-telling ability in children with autism or Asperger syndrome: a window into the imagination
    J Craig
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 37:64-70. 2000
  4. ncbi The amygdala theory of autism
    S Baron-Cohen
    Departments of Experimental Psychology and Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, UK
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 24:355-64. 2000
  5. ncbi A test of central coherence theory: linguistic processing in high-functioning adults with autism or Asperger syndrome: is local coherence impaired?
    T Jolliffe
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK
    Cognition 71:149-85. 1999
  6. ncbi Social intelligence in the normal and autistic brain: an fMRI study
    S Baron-Cohen
    Departments of Experimental Psychology and Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Neurosci 11:1891-8. 1999
  7. ncbi Drawing ability in autism: a window into the imagination
    J Craig
    Departments of Experimental Psychology and Psychiatry, Autism Research Centre, Downing Street, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB3 3EB, England
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 38:242-53. 2001
  8. doi Specialization of right temporo-parietal junction for mentalizing and its relation to social impairments in autism
    Michael V Lombardo
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Neuroimage 56:1832-8. 2011
  9. pmc A behavioral comparison of male and female adults with high functioning autism spectrum conditions
    Meng Chuan Lai
    Department of Psychiatry, Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e20835. 2011
  10. doi Atypical neural self-representation in autism
    Michael V Lombardo
    Autism Research Centre, Douglas House, Cambridge CB2 8AH, UK
    Brain 133:611-24. 2010

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi Do children with autism use the speaker's direction of gaze strategy to crack the code of language?
    S Baron-Cohen
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Child Dev 68:48-57. 1997
    ..Discussion centers on how the absence of an SDG strategy might disrupt specific aspects of language development in autism...
  2. ncbi The "Reading the Mind in the Eyes" Test revised version: a study with normal adults, and adults with Asperger syndrome or high-functioning autism
    S Baron-Cohen
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 42:241-51. 2001
    ..The Revised Eyes Test has improved power to detect subtle individual differences in social sensitivity...
  3. ncbi Story-telling ability in children with autism or Asperger syndrome: a window into the imagination
    J Craig
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 37:64-70. 2000
    ..The present study used a totally free story-telling method to assess if narratives produced by children with autism or Asperger Syndrome (AS) contained fewer imaginative events...
  4. ncbi The amygdala theory of autism
    S Baron-Cohen
    Departments of Experimental Psychology and Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, UK
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 24:355-64. 2000
    ..The amygdala is therefore proposed to be one of several neural regions that are abnormal in autism. We conclude that the amygdala theory of autism contains promise and suggest some new lines of research...
  5. ncbi A test of central coherence theory: linguistic processing in high-functioning adults with autism or Asperger syndrome: is local coherence impaired?
    T Jolliffe
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK
    Cognition 71:149-85. 1999
    ..Of the two clinical groups, the autism group had the greater difficulty in achieving coherence. Possible explanations for the clinical groups' difficulty are explored...
  6. ncbi Social intelligence in the normal and autistic brain: an fMRI study
    S Baron-Cohen
    Departments of Experimental Psychology and Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Neurosci 11:1891-8. 1999
    ..These results provide support for the social brain theory of normal function, and the amygdala theory of autism...
  7. ncbi Drawing ability in autism: a window into the imagination
    J Craig
    Departments of Experimental Psychology and Psychiatry, Autism Research Centre, Downing Street, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB3 3EB, England
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 38:242-53. 2001
    ..Experiment 4 required subjects to transform a picture (e.g., a cloud into a swan) and again found an autism-specific deficit. Children with Asperger Syndrome were only impaired when required to make such transformations spontaneously...
  8. doi Specialization of right temporo-parietal junction for mentalizing and its relation to social impairments in autism
    Michael V Lombardo
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Neuroimage 56:1832-8. 2011
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  9. pmc A behavioral comparison of male and female adults with high functioning autism spectrum conditions
    Meng Chuan Lai
    Department of Psychiatry, Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e20835. 2011
    ..We discuss the importance of the superficially better socio-communication ability in adult females with ASC in terms of why females with ASC may more often go under-recognized, and receive their diagnosis later, than males...
  10. doi Atypical neural self-representation in autism
    Michael V Lombardo
    Autism Research Centre, Douglas House, Cambridge CB2 8AH, UK
    Brain 133:611-24. 2010
    ..These observations reveal that the atypical organization of neural circuitry preferentially coding for self-information is a key mechanism at the heart of both self-referential and social impairments in autism...
  11. ncbi Enhanced discrimination of novel, highly similar stimuli by adults with autism during a perceptual learning task
    K Plaisted
    University of Cambridge, Downing Site, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 39:765-75. 1998
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  12. doi Shared neural circuits for mentalizing about the self and others
    Michael V Lombardo
    University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:1623-35. 2010
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  13. ncbi The autism-spectrum quotient (AQ): evidence from Asperger syndrome/high-functioning autism, males and females, scientists and mathematicians
    S Baron-Cohen
    Departments of Experimental Psychology and Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EB, United Kingdom
    J Autism Dev Disord 31:5-17. 2001
    ..Its potential for screening for autism spectrum conditions in adults of normal intelligence remains to be fully explored...
  14. pmc A novel functional brain imaging endophenotype of autism: the neural response to facial expression of emotion
    M D Spencer
    Department of Psychiatry, Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Transl Psychiatry 1:e19. 2011
    ..These results demonstrate that the fMRI response to facial expression of emotion is a candidate neuroimaging endophenotype for autism, and may offer far-reaching insights into the etiology of autism...
  15. doi Identification of a biological signature for schizophrenia in serum
    E Schwarz
    Institute of Biotechnology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Mol Psychiatry 17:494-502. 2012
    ..This study lays the groundwork for development of a diagnostic test that can be used as an aid for distinguishing SCZ subjects from healthy controls and from those affected by related psychiatric illnesses with overlapping symptoms...
  16. doi Sex-specific serum biomarker patterns in adults with Asperger's syndrome
    E Schwarz
    Institute of Biotechnology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Mol Psychiatry 16:1213-20. 2011
    ..We conclude that to understand the etiology and development of autism spectrum conditions, stratification by sex is essential...
  17. ncbi Frontal lobe contributions to theory of mind
    V E Stone
    University of Cambridge, Department of Experimental Psychology, Cambridge, CB2 3EB, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 10:640-56. 1998
    ..In contrast, no specific theory of mind deficits were evident in the unilateral dorsolateral frontal lesion patients. The dorsolateral lesion patients had difficulty only on versions of the tasks that placed demands on working memory...
  18. ncbi Superior visual search in autism
    M A O'Riordan
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 27:719-30. 2001
    ..Unique item detection in autism is discussed in the light of mechanisms proposed to be involved in normal visual search performance...
  19. doi Genes related to sex steroids, neural growth, and social-emotional behavior are associated with autistic traits, empathy, and Asperger syndrome
    B Chakrabarti
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge University, UK
    Autism Res 2:157-77. 2009
    ..05). This is the first candidate-gene association study of AS and of autistic traits. The most promising candidate genes require independent replication and fine mapping...
  20. ncbi The link between autism and skills such as engineering, maths, physics and computing: a reply to Jarrold and Routh
    S Wheelwright
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK
    Autism 5:223-7. 2001
    ..Here we present evidence that engineers are still over-represented among fathers of children with autism, even taking into account the professional bias...
  21. ncbi Predicting Autism Spectrum Quotient (AQ) from the Systemizing Quotient-Revised (SQ-R) and Empathy Quotient (EQ)
    S Wheelwright
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Rd, Cambridge CB2 2AH, UK
    Brain Res 1079:47-56. 2006
    ..The EQ and SQ have been used previously to test for sex differences in 5 'brain types' (Types S, E, B and extremes of Type S or E). Finally, people with ASC have been conceptualized as an extreme of the male brain...
  22. doi Association between extreme autistic traits and intellectual disability: insights from a general population twin study
    R A Hoekstra
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 195:531-6. 2009
    ..Autism is associated with intellectual disability. The strength and origin of this association is unclear...
  23. ncbi Screening adults for Asperger Syndrome using the AQ: a preliminary study of its diagnostic validity in clinical practice
    M R Woodbury-Smith
    Cambridge Lifespan Asperger Syndrome Service and Autism Research Centre, Cambridge, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 35:331-5. 2005
    ..The results indicate that it has good discriminative validity and good screening properties at a threshold score of 26. The implications of these results are discussed...
  24. ncbi Enhanced visual search for a conjunctive target in autism: a research note
    K Plaisted
    University of Cambridge, Downing Site, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 39:777-83. 1998
    ..This result is discussed in the light of theories of visual search which state that rate of search is determined by the degree of similarity between target and distracters...
  25. doi Taste identification in adults with autism spectrum conditions
    T Tavassoli
    Department of Psychiatry, Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18 b Trumpington Road, Cambridge CB2 8AH, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:1419-24. 2012
    ..Examining error types showed that adults with ASC more often misidentified a taste as salty or as no taste. Future studies should investigate underlying mechanisms of taste identification difficulties in ASC...
  26. pmc Two new theories of autism: hyper-systemising and assortative mating
    S Baron-Cohen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Road, Cambridge CB2 2AH, UK
    Arch Dis Child 91:2-5. 2006
  27. ncbi The 2nd to 4th digit ratio and autism
    J T Manning
    Population and Evolutionary Biology Research Group, School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Dev Med Child Neurol 43:160-4. 2001
    ..It was concluded that 2D:4D ratio may be a possible marker for autism which could implicate prenatal testosterone in its aetiology...
  28. pmc The cognitive neuroscience of autism
    S Baron-Cohen
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:945-8. 2004