Kevin Pelphrey

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Anorexia nervosa and autism spectrum disorders: guided investigation of social cognitive endophenotypes
    Nancy L Zucker
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychol Bull 133:976-1006. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Working memory in infancy
    Kevin A Pelphrey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Adv Child Dev Behav 31:173-227. 2003
  3. pmc Perception of dynamic changes in facial affect and identity in autism
    Kevin A Pelphrey
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, 9 Flowers Drive, Durham, North Carolina, 27708 0086, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 2:140-9. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Visual scanning of faces in autism
    Kevin A Pelphrey
    Department of Psychology, UNC Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 32:249-61. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Neural basis of eye gaze processing deficits in autism
    Kevin A Pelphrey
    Duke UNC Brain Imaging and Analysis Center, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Brain 128:1038-48. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Neuroanatomical substrates of social cognition dysfunction in autism
    Kevin Pelphrey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27710, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 10:259-71. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Brain activation evoked by perception of gaze shifts: the influence of context
    Kevin A Pelphrey
    Duke UNC Brain Imaging and Analysis Center, Duke University Medical Center, 163 Bell Building, Box 3918, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Neuropsychologia 41:156-70. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Charting the typical and atypical development of the social brain
    Kevin A Pelphrey
    Department of Psychology, Baker Hall 342c, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 20:1081-102. 2008
  9. doi request reprint The superior temporal sulcus differentiates communicative and noncommunicative auditory signals
    Sarah Shultz
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, 2 Hillhouse Ave, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 24:1224-32. 2012
  10. pmc Face processing without awareness in the right fusiform gyrus
    James P Morris
    Brain Imaging and Analysis Center, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Neuropsychologia 45:3087-91. 2007

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Anorexia nervosa and autism spectrum disorders: guided investigation of social cognitive endophenotypes
    Nancy L Zucker
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychol Bull 133:976-1006. 2007
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  2. ncbi request reprint Working memory in infancy
    Kevin A Pelphrey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Adv Child Dev Behav 31:173-227. 2003
  3. pmc Perception of dynamic changes in facial affect and identity in autism
    Kevin A Pelphrey
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, 9 Flowers Drive, Durham, North Carolina, 27708 0086, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 2:140-9. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Visual scanning of faces in autism
    Kevin A Pelphrey
    Department of Psychology, UNC Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 32:249-61. 2002
    ..Collectively, these results indicate disorganized processing of face stimuli in autistic individuals and suggest a mechanism that may subserve the social information processing deficits that characterize autism spectrum disorders...
  5. ncbi request reprint Neural basis of eye gaze processing deficits in autism
    Kevin A Pelphrey
    Duke UNC Brain Imaging and Analysis Center, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Brain 128:1038-48. 2005
    ..We conclude that lack of modulation of the STS region by gaze shifts that convey different intentions contributes to the eye gaze processing deficits associated with autism...
  6. ncbi request reprint Neuroanatomical substrates of social cognition dysfunction in autism
    Kevin Pelphrey
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27710, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 10:259-71. 2004
    ..We conclude with a discussion of several potential future directions in the cognitive neuroscience of social deficits in autism...
  7. ncbi request reprint Brain activation evoked by perception of gaze shifts: the influence of context
    Kevin A Pelphrey
    Duke UNC Brain Imaging and Analysis Center, Duke University Medical Center, 163 Bell Building, Box 3918, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Neuropsychologia 41:156-70. 2003
    ..For 1s shifts, a strong effect of context was observed in which errors evoked a HDR with extended duration. Although this study focused upon STS, similar effects were also observed in the intraparietal sulcus and fusiform gyrus...
  8. doi request reprint Charting the typical and atypical development of the social brain
    Kevin A Pelphrey
    Department of Psychology, Baker Hall 342c, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 20:1081-102. 2008
    ..Most recently, this research program has incorporated a developmental perspective in beginning to chart the development of the STS region in children with and without autism...
  9. doi request reprint The superior temporal sulcus differentiates communicative and noncommunicative auditory signals
    Sarah Shultz
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, 2 Hillhouse Ave, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 24:1224-32. 2012
    ..The implications of these results for understanding the role of the STS in voice processing and in disorders of social communication, such as autism spectrum disorder, are discussed...
  10. pmc Face processing without awareness in the right fusiform gyrus
    James P Morris
    Brain Imaging and Analysis Center, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Neuropsychologia 45:3087-91. 2007
    ..Other regions activated by consciously perceived unmasked faces were not activated when faces were masked. These data provide strong evidence for an automatic face-processing region in the right FFG...
  11. pmc The posterior superior temporal sulcus is sensitive to the outcome of human and non-human goal-directed actions
    Sarah Shultz
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, PO Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 6:602-11. 2011
    ..Activation in the pSTS did not differentiate between animate and inanimate actions, suggesting that the pSTS is sensitive to the goal-directed actions of both animate and inanimate entities...
  12. pmc The neural development of an abstract concept of number
    Jessica F Cantlon
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:2217-29. 2009
    ....
  13. pmc Neural bases for impaired social cognition in schizophrenia and autism spectrum disorders
    Amy E Pinkham
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Psychology, CB 3270, Davie Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, United States
    Schizophr Res 99:164-75. 2008
    ..These findings lend support to models hypothesizing well-defined neural substrates of social cognition and suggest a specific neural mechanism that may underlie social cognitive impairments in both autism and paranoid schizophrenia...
  14. pmc Developmental changes in category-specific brain responses to numbers and letters in a working memory task
    Melissa E Libertus
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Neuroimage 44:1404-14. 2009
    ..Lastly, behavioral performance on the WM task was predictive of math and language abilities highlighting the connection between WM and other cognitive abilities in development...
  15. pmc Functional imaging of numerical processing in adults and 4-y-old children
    Jessica F Cantlon
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    PLoS Biol 4:e125. 2006
    ..More broadly, this is also, to our knowledge, the first cognitive fMRI study to test healthy children as young as 4 y, providing new insights into the neurophysiology of human cognitive development...
  16. pmc Occipitotemporal activation evoked by the perception of human bodies is modulated by the presence or absence of the face
    James P Morris
    Duke UNC Brain Imaging and Analysis Center, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Neuropsychologia 44:1919-27. 2006
    ..These results provide new information regarding the importance of a visible face in both the relative activation and deactivation of brain structures engaged in social perception...
  17. ncbi request reprint Development of visuospatial short-term memory in the second half of the 1st year
    Kevin A Pelphrey
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3366, USA
    Dev Psychol 40:836-51. 2004
    ..Memory scores did not vary for the visual and manual tasks. Perseveration was greatest for reach responses, increased with challenge, and decreased with age. ((c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)..
  18. ncbi request reprint Brain activity evoked by the perception of human walking: controlling for meaningful coherent motion
    Kevin A Pelphrey
    Duke UNC Brain Imaging and Analysis Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Neurosci 23:6819-25. 2003
    ..These voxel-based analyses also revealed regions of motion-related positive activity in other brain regions, including MT or V5, fusiform gyri, right premotor cortex, and the intraparietal sulci...
  19. ncbi request reprint Taking an "intentional stance" on eye-gaze shifts: a functional neuroimaging study of social perception in children
    Matthew W Mosconi
    Duke UNC Brain Imaging and Analysis Center, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Neuroimage 27:247-52. 2005
    ..We discuss these findings and potential implications for mapping the neurodevelopment of the social cognition and social perception abnormalities characteristic of autism...
  20. ncbi request reprint Polysensory interactions along lateral temporal regions evoked by audiovisual speech
    Tarra M Wright
    Brain Imaging and Analysis Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Cereb Cortex 13:1034-43. 2003
    ..These results confirm the polysensory nature of STS region and demonstrate for the first time that polymodal interactions may both potentiate and inhibit activation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Functional anatomy of biological motion perception in posterior temporal cortex: an FMRI study of eye, mouth and hand movements
    Kevin A Pelphrey
    Duke UNC Brain Imaging and Analysis Center, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Cereb Cortex 15:1866-76. 2005
    ..Hand-evoked activity also extended into the inferior temporal, middle occipital and lingual gyri. This topography may, in part, reflect the role of particular body motions in different functional activities...
  22. ncbi request reprint Regional brain activation evoked when approaching a virtual human on a virtual walk
    James P Morris
    Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:1744-52. 2005
    ..This result emphasizes the importance of biological motion in inferring the intentions of others...
  23. ncbi request reprint Grasping the intentions of others: the perceived intentionality of an action influences activity in the superior temporal sulcus during social perception
    Kevin A Pelphrey
    Brain Imaging and Analysis Center, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:1706-16. 2004
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Physiology and functioning: Parents' vagal tone, emotion socialization, and children's emotion knowledge
    Susan B Perlman
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 100:308-15. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that parents' physiological regulation may affect the emotional development of their children by influencing their parenting behaviors...
  25. ncbi request reprint Structural and functional magnetic resonance imaging of autism
    Heather Cody
    UNC Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3366, USA
    Int J Dev Neurosci 20:421-38. 2002
    ..Together, these two methods combine to contribute to a better understanding of the neural basis and brain phenotype of this disorder...
  26. pmc Tactile perception in adults with autism: a multidimensional psychophysical study
    Carissa Cascio
    Center for Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:127-37. 2008
    ..These findings suggest normal perception along with certain areas of enhanced perception in autism, consistent with previous studies...
  27. ncbi request reprint Faces evoke spatially differentiated patterns of BOLD activation and deactivation
    Kevin A Pelphrey
    Duke UNC Brain Imaging and Analysis Center, Duke University Medical Center, 163 Bell Building, Box 3918, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Neuroreport 14:955-9. 2003
    ..These deactivated regions, identified by a decrease in BOLD signal, may reflect populations of neurons that decrease their activity when faces appear, possibly as a consequence of category-specific inhibition...
  28. ncbi request reprint When strangers pass: processing of mutual and averted social gaze in the superior temporal sulcus
    Kevin A Pelphrey
    Duke UNC Brain Imaging and Analysis Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychol Sci 15:598-603. 2004
    ..This study extends understanding of the role of the STS in social cognition and social perception by demonstrating that it is highly sensitive to the context in which a human action occurs...
  29. doi request reprint Perceived causality influences brain activity evoked by biological motion
    James P Morris
    Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Soc Neurosci 3:16-25. 2008
    ..Our results demonstrate a strong hemispheric bias in the role of the pSTS in the perception of causality of biological motion...
  30. ncbi request reprint The influence of prior knowledge and repeated questioning on children's long-term retention of the details of a pediatric examination
    Peter A Ornstein
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    Dev Psychol 42:332-44. 2006
    ..Although knowledge increased with age as expected, it nonetheless affected recall over and above the influence of age...