R T Schultz
Affiliation: Yale University
- Visual-motor integration functioning in children with Tourette syndromeR T Schultz
Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
Neuropsychology 12:134-45. 1998..These results suggest that the integration of visual inputs and organized motor output is a specific area of neuropsychological weakness among individuals with TS...
- The role of the fusiform face area in social cognition: implications for the pathobiology of autismRobert T Schultz
Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, 230 S Frontage Road, New Haven, CT 06520 7900, USA
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 358:415-27. 2003..From this perspective, the literature on hypoactivation of the FFA in autism may be interpreted as a reflection of a core social cognitive mechanism underlying the disorder...
- Abnormal ventral temporal cortical activity during face discrimination among individuals with autism and Asperger syndromeR T Schultz
Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, Conn 06520 7900, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 57:331-40. 2000..Therefore, it is of considerable interest that individuals with autism and related conditions have selective deficits in face recognition (sparing nonface object recognition)...
- Developmental deficits in social perception in autism: the role of the amygdala and fusiform face areaRobert T Schultz
Yale Child Study Center, 230 S Frontage Road, PO Box 207900, New Haven, CT 06520 7900, USA
Int J Dev Neurosci 23:125-41. 2005..It is argued that the development of face perception and social cognitive skills are supported by the amygdala-fusiform system, and that deficits in this network are instrumental in causing autism...
- Neuropsychological models of childhood obsessive-compulsive disorderR T Schultz
Yale Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 8:513-31, viii. 1999....
- A placebo-controlled study of guanfacine in the treatment of children with tic disorders and attention deficit hyperactivity disorderL Scahill
Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Am J Psychiatry 158:1067-74. 2001..This study evaluated the efficacy and safety of guanfacine in treating children with tic disorders and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...
- A placebo-controlled trial of risperidone in Tourette syndromeL Scahill
Child Study Center, School of Nursing, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Neurology 60:1130-5. 2003..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of risperidone in children and adults with Tourette syndrome...
- Autistic-like symptomatology in Prader-Willi syndrome: a review of recent findingsAnastasia Dimitropoulos
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 7123, USA
Curr Psychiatry Rep 9:159-64. 2007..This paper will review the recent evidence for phenotypic similarities between autism and PWS and the risk of symptomatology for the UPD subtype...
- Neurodevelopmental and behavioral issues in Williams syndromeSarah J Paterson
Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, CT 06520 7900, USA
Curr Psychiatry Rep 9:165-71. 2007..Results from both genetic and brain imaging studies have provided useful insights into WS neurobiology. However, future work needs to remediate the lack of studies investigating developmental processes...
- The structure of intelligence in children and adults with high functioning autismGerald Goldstein
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206, USA
Neuropsychology 22:301-12. 2008..Findings suggest similar organization of cognitive abilities in HFA, but with the possibility of underconnectivity or reduced communication among brain regions in autism...
- Offering to share: how to put heads together in autism neuroimagingMatthew K Belmonte
Department of Human Development, Cornell University, Martha Van Rensselaer Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853 4401, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 38:2-13. 2008..A theme in these requirements is the need to preserve creative approaches and risk-taking within individual laboratories at the same time as common standards are provided for these laboratories to build on...
- Fine-motor skill deficits in childhood predict adulthood tic severity and global psychosocial functioning in Tourette's syndromeMichael H Bloch
Yale Child Study Center, CT 06510, USA
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:551-9. 2006..Patients with TS have deficits on neuropsychological tests involving fine-motor coordination and visual-motor integration. We seek to determine if these neuropsychological tests are useful in predicting future symptom severity...
- A developmental fMRI study of self-regulatory controlRachel Marsh
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute and the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
Hum Brain Mapp 27:848-63. 2006....
- Source memory in children with autism spectrum disordersAngela Garcia O'Shea
Department of Neurosurgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
Dev Neuropsychol 27:337-60. 2005....
- fMRI activation of the fusiform gyrus and amygdala to cartoon characters but not to faces in a boy with autismDavid J Grelotti
Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 207900, New Haven, CT 06520 7900, USA
Neuropsychologia 43:373-85. 2005..These results have important implications for our understanding of autism, cortical face specialization, and the possible role of the amygdala in the development of perceptual expertise...
- Social interest and the development of cortical face specialization: what autism teaches us about face processingDavid J Grelotti
Child Study Center and Developmental Neuroimaging Program, Yale University, School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 7900, USA
Dev Psychobiol 40:213-25. 2002..The amygdala is likely the key node in the system that marks objects as emotionally salient and could be crucial to the development of cortical face specialization...
- Genetics of childhood disorders: XLIII. Autism, part 2: neural foundationsRobert T Schultz
Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:1259-62. 2002
- Autism and pervasive developmental disordersFred R Volkmar
Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:135-70. 2004..Significant challenges lie ahead in evaluating the growing number of treatments for autism and in integrating the results of research into treatment and educational settings...
- Self, mother and abstract other: an fMRI study of reflective social processingTamara Vanderwal
Yale Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Neuroimage 41:1437-46. 2008..These data suggest that reflective analysis of self, mother and abstract others relies predominantly on the same neural architecture...
- Subcortical discrimination of unperceived objects during binocular rivalryBrian N Pasley
Developmental Neuroimaging Laboratory, Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Neuron 42:163-72. 2004..These findings indicate that, for certain behaviorally relevant stimuli, a high-level cortical representation in IT is not required for object discrimination in the amygdala...
- Nonlinear estimation and modeling of fMRI data using spatio-temporal support vector regressionYongmei Michelle Wang
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Inf Process Med Imaging 18:647-59. 2003..Other advantages of the approach are: avoidance of interpolation after motion estimation, embedded removal of low-frequency noise components, and easy incorporation of multi-run, multi-subject, and multi-task studies into the framework...
- The developmental neurobiology of autism spectrum disorderEmanuel DiCicco-Bloom
Department of Neuroscience, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
J Neurosci 26:6897-906. 2006
- Reduced thalamic volume in high-functioning individuals with autismKatherine D Tsatsanis
Yale Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven Connecticut 06520 7900, USA
Biol Psychiatry 53:121-9. 2003..In this study, specific consideration is given to a role for the thalamus in autism...
- Foreshortened dorsal extension of the central sulcus in Williams syndromeAndrea P Jackowski
Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Cortex 41:282-90. 2005..These results suggest that the abnormal dorsal end of the central sulcus may be a specific characteristic of WMS not shared with general mental retardation or low IQ...
- Multisystem study of 20 older adults with Williams syndromeElizabeth M Cherniske
Child Study Center, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Am J Med Genet A 131:255-64. 2004..We provide monitoring guidelines to assist in the comprehensive care of adults with WS...
- The day of the week when you were born in 700 ms: calendar computation in an Autistic savantMarc Thioux
Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 32:1155-68. 2006..In the present article, the authors show that a simple cognitive model can explain all aspects of the performance of Donny, a young autistic savant who is possibly the fastest and most accurate calendar prodigy ever described...