Noah J Sasson
Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- The development of face processing in autismNoah J Sasson
Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research Center, University of North Carolina, CB 3367, Chapel Hill, 27599 3367, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 36:381-94. 2006..Individuals with autism may possess central nervous system irregularities that fail to attribute special status to faces, thereby limiting the visual input required for the development of neural regions specialized for face processing...
- Orienting to social stimuli differentiates social cognitive impairment in autism and schizophreniaNoah Sasson
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3366, USA
Neuropsychologia 45:2580-8. 2007..Impairments in social orienting are discussed within the context of evidence suggesting the role of the amygdala in orienting to emotionally meaningful information...
- Visual scanning of faces in autismKevin 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...
- Children with autism demonstrate circumscribed attention during passive viewing of complex social and nonsocial picture arraysNoah J Sasson
Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Autism Res 1:31-42. 2008..Discrete measures of visual attention may therefore provide a reasonable means of quantifying aspects of the repetitive behavior phenotype in autism...
- Reward circuitry function in autism spectrum disordersGabriel S Dichter
Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, CB 3366, 101 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3366, USA
Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 7:160-72. 2012..The clinical implications of the double dissociation of reward type and temporal phase in reward circuitry function in ASD are discussed...
- The other-race effect in face processing among African American and Caucasian individuals with schizophreniaAmy E Pinkham
Department of Neuropsychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 10th Floor, Gates Pavilion, Philadelphia 19104, USA
Am J Psychiatry 165:639-45. 2008..The authors sought to measure the "other-race effect" in schizophrenia, which could account for previous findings and provide information about sensitivity to such social cues in patients...