Sara Jane Webb

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Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc ERP responses differentiate inverted but not upright face processing in adults with ASD
    Sara Jane Webb
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 7:578-87. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Developmental change in the ERP responses to familiar faces in toddlers with autism spectrum disorders versus typical development
    Sara Jane Webb
    University of Washington and Seattle Children s Research Institute, USA
    Child Dev 82:1868-86. 2011
  3. pmc Rate of head circumference growth as a function of autism diagnosis and history of autistic regression
    Sara Jane Webb
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington Autism Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Child Neurol 22:1182-90. 2007
  4. pmc Cerebellar vermal volumes and behavioral correlates in children with autism spectrum disorder
    Sara Jane Webb
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 38195, United States
    Psychiatry Res 172:61-7. 2009
  5. pmc Toddlers with elevated autism symptoms show slowed habituation to faces
    Sara Jane Webb
    Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Child Neuropsychol 16:255-78. 2010
  6. pmc ERP evidence of atypical face processing in young children with autism
    Sara J Webb
    Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Box 357920 CHDD, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 36:881-90. 2006
  7. pmc Response to familiar faces, newly familiar faces, and novel faces as assessed by ERPs is intact in adults with autism spectrum disorders
    Sara J Webb
    University of Washington Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Seattle, WA, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 77:106-17. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal investigation of visual event-related potentials in the first year of life
    Sara J Webb
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, USA
    Dev Sci 8:605-16. 2005
  9. pmc Rate of head growth decelerates and symptoms worsen in the second year of life in autism
    Geraldine Dawson
    Autism Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 61:458-64. 2007
  10. pmc The effects of face expertise training on the behavioral performance and brain activity of adults with high functioning autism spectrum disorders
    Susan Faja
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:278-93. 2012

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Publications20

  1. pmc ERP responses differentiate inverted but not upright face processing in adults with ASD
    Sara Jane Webb
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 7:578-87. 2012
    ..It is possible that the use of attention cues may facilitate face processing in high-functioning adults with ASD, suggesting that the underlying neural circuitry can be activated in adults with ASD under specific demands...
  2. doi request reprint Developmental change in the ERP responses to familiar faces in toddlers with autism spectrum disorders versus typical development
    Sara Jane Webb
    University of Washington and Seattle Children s Research Institute, USA
    Child Dev 82:1868-86. 2011
    ..Slower development of the face processing system in ASD may be related to reduced self-directed "expected" experience with faces in early development...
  3. pmc Rate of head circumference growth as a function of autism diagnosis and history of autistic regression
    Sara Jane Webb
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington Autism Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Child Neurol 22:1182-90. 2007
    ..Findings from this study suggest that the aberrant growth is present in the first year of life and precedes the onset and diagnosis in children with autism spectrum disorder with and without a history of autistic regression...
  4. pmc Cerebellar vermal volumes and behavioral correlates in children with autism spectrum disorder
    Sara Jane Webb
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 38195, United States
    Psychiatry Res 172:61-7. 2009
    ..Within the DD group, larger cerebellar measurements were correlated with fewer impairments. The specific relation between altered cerebellar structure and symptom expression in autism remains unclear...
  5. pmc Toddlers with elevated autism symptoms show slowed habituation to faces
    Sara Jane Webb
    Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Child Neuropsychol 16:255-78. 2010
    ..We conclude that slower rates of face learning may be an endophenotype of ASD and is associated with more severe symptoms among affected individuals...
  6. pmc ERP evidence of atypical face processing in young children with autism
    Sara J Webb
    Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Box 357920 CHDD, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 36:881-90. 2006
    ..These findings indicate that children with ASD have a disordered pattern of brain responses to faces and objects at an early age...
  7. pmc Response to familiar faces, newly familiar faces, and novel faces as assessed by ERPs is intact in adults with autism spectrum disorders
    Sara J Webb
    University of Washington Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Seattle, WA, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 77:106-17. 2010
    ..This study found no evidence that early-stage facial identity processing is a primary contributor to the face recognition deficit in high-functioning ASD...
  8. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal investigation of visual event-related potentials in the first year of life
    Sara J Webb
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, USA
    Dev Sci 8:605-16. 2005
    ..These results have implications for future studies that involve the recording of the visual ERP, and point to the advantages of growth curve modeling in examining longitudinal data to account for non-linear development...
  9. pmc Rate of head growth decelerates and symptoms worsen in the second year of life in autism
    Geraldine Dawson
    Autism Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 61:458-64. 2007
    ..Longitudinal studies of head circumference growth in infants later diagnosed with autism are needed to understand the accelerated head growth in this disorder...
  10. pmc The effects of face expertise training on the behavioral performance and brain activity of adults with high functioning autism spectrum disorders
    Susan Faja
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:278-93. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that individuals with ASD can gain expertise in face processing through training...
  11. pmc Brief report: face configuration accuracy and processing speed among adults with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders
    Susan Faja
    Department of Psychology, Center on Human Development and Disability, University of Washington Autism Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:532-8. 2009
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  12. doi request reprint An investigation of the relationship between fMRI and ERP source localized measurements of brain activity during face processing
    Neva M Corrigan
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, 1100 NE 45th Street, Suite 555, Seattle, WA, 98195, USA
    Brain Topogr 22:83-96. 2009
    ..The combination of data from these techniques suggested that electrical brain activity at the latency of the N170 is highly represented in fMRI statistical maps...
  13. ncbi request reprint Amygdalar volume and behavioral development in autism
    Jeffrey Munson
    University of Washington Autism Center, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:686-93. 2006
    ..The amygdala is associated with socioemotional function and has been implicated in the pathophysiology of autism...
  14. ncbi request reprint Understanding the nature of face processing impairment in autism: insights from behavioral and electrophysiological studies
    Geraldine Dawson
    University of Washington Autism Center, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 27:403-24. 2005
    ..This article discusses implications for intervention...
  15. pmc Neural correlates of face and object recognition in young children with autism spectrum disorder, developmental delay, and typical development
    Geraldine Dawson
    Center on Human Development and Disability, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Child Dev 73:700-17. 2002
    ..These data suggest that autism is associated with face recognition impairment that is manifest early in life...
  16. pmc Resting state cortical connectivity reflected in EEG coherence in individuals with autism
    Michael Murias
    University of Washington Autism Center, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 62:270-3. 2007
    ..Theoretical conceptions of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and experimental studies of cerebral blood flow suggest abnormalities in connections among distributed neural systems in ASD...
  17. ncbi request reprint Young children with autism show atypical brain responses to fearful versus neutral facial expressions of emotion
    Geraldine Dawson
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195, USA
    Dev Sci 7:340-59. 2004
    ..These data suggest that children with ASD, as young as 3 years of age, show a disordered pattern of neural responses to emotional stimuli...
  18. ncbi request reprint Event-related brain potentials reveal anomalies in temporal processing of faces in autism spectrum disorder
    James McPartland
    UW Autism Center, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:1235-45. 2004
    ..The current study examined the temporal characteristics of face processing in autism and their relation to behavior...
  19. doi request reprint The motivation for very early intervention for infants at high risk for autism spectrum disorders
    Sara Jane Webb
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Int J Speech Lang Pathol 16:36-42. 2014
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  20. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive and electrophysiological evidence of altered face processing in parents of children with autism: implications for a model of abnormal development of social brain circuitry in autism
    Geraldine Dawson
    University of Washington Autism Center and Center on Human Development and Disability, Seattle 98195, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 17:679-97. 2005
    ..The hypothesis that genetic-mediated dysfunction of the dopamine reward system, especially its functioning in social contexts, might account for altered face processing in individuals with autism and their relatives is discussed...

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