Benjamin E Yerys
Affiliation: Children's National Medical Center
- Impaired Consonant Trigrams Test (CTT) performance relates to everyday working memory difficulties in children with autism spectrum disordersBenjamin E Yerys
Children s Research Institute, Center for Neuroscience, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Child Neuropsychol 17:391-9. 2011..That ADHD symptoms are not associated with divided attention performance is inconsistent with one prior investigation, which likely results from using different divided attention tasks in the two studies...
- The fMRI success rate of children and adolescents: typical development, epilepsy, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and autism spectrum disordersBenjamin E Yerys
Department of Neurosciences, Children s National Medical Center, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
Hum Brain Mapp 30:3426-35. 2009..Studies with 4- to 6-year-olds may require 20-40% additional participants; studies with 10- to 18-year-olds may require 10-15% additional participants...
- Set-shifting in children with autism spectrum disorders: reversal shifting deficits on the Intradimensional/Extradimensional Shift Test correlate with repetitive behaviorsBenjamin E Yerys
Children s Research Institute Neuroscience, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20009, USA
Autism 13:523-38. 2009..In addition, the relationship between set-shifting and non-social symptoms suggests its utility as a potentially informative intermediate phenotype in ASDs...
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms moderate cognition and behavior in children with autism spectrum disordersBenjamin E Yerys
Children s Research Institute Neuroscience, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia 20010, USA
Autism Res 2:322-33. 2009..Therefore, ADHD may moderate the expression of components of the ASD cognitive and behavioral phenotype, but ASD+ADHD may not represent an etiologically distinct phenotype from ASD alone...
- Functional connectivity of the inferior frontal cortex changes with age in children with autism spectrum disorders: a fcMRI study of response inhibitionPhilip S Lee
Department of Psychology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, USA
Cereb Cortex 19:1787-94. 2009..This discrepancy suggests an atypical developmental trajectory in ASD for right IFC connectivity with other neural regions supporting response inhibition...
- Interests in high-functioning autism are more intense, interfering, and idiosyncratic than those in neurotypical developmentLaura Gutermuth Anthony
George Washington University School of Medicine, Rockville, MD, USA
Dev Psychopathol 25:643-52. 2013..The type and intensity, but not the number, of interests distinguish high-functioning individuals with ASD from NT individuals. ..
- Impairments in real-world executive function increase from childhood to adolescence in autism spectrum disordersMichael Rosenthal
Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders, Children s National Medical Center, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
Neuropsychology 27:13-8. 2013..The current study seeks to extend prior work by evaluating age-related differences in parent-reported EF problems during childhood and adolescence in a large cross-sectional cohort of children with ASD...
- Characterizing the factor structure of parent reported executive function in autism spectrum disorders: the impact of cognitive inflexibilityYael Granader
Children s National Medical Center, 15245 Shady Grove Road, Suite 350, Rockville, MD, 20850, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 44:3056-62. 2014..These findings confirm that children with ASD exhibit significant EF deficits. Further investigation is needed to understand the pervasive nature of cognitive inflexibility in children with ASD. ..
- Real world executive control impairments in preschoolers with autism spectrum disordersPontea Etemad Smithson
Graduate School of Education and Human Development, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 43:1967-75. 2013..Furthermore, the findings also converge with BRIEF studies of school-aged children with ASD. ..
- Understanding executive control in autism spectrum disorders in the lab and in the real worldLauren Kenworthy
Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders, Children s Research Institute Neuroscience, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Neuropsychol Rev 18:320-38. 2008..Our review suggests that a multi-source approach emphasizing veridicality may provide the most comprehensive assessment of executive control in autism...
- Reduced language connectivity in pediatric epilepsyLeigh N Sepeta
Children s National Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia, U S A
Epilepsia 56:273-82. 2015..We sought to determine if language FC is reduced in pediatric epilepsy, and examined clinical factors that associate with language FC in this population...
- Modulation of attentional blink with emotional faces in typical development and in autism spectrum disordersBenjamin E Yerys
Center for Autism Research, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 54:636-43. 2013..It is abolished or reduced for emotional stimuli, indicating that emotional information has privileged access to early visual attention processes...