Affiliation: University College London
- A cross-syndrome study of the development of holistic face recognition in children with autism, Down syndrome, and Williams syndromeDagmara Annaz
Developmental Neurocognition Lab, School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK
J Exp Child Psychol 102:456-86. 2009..We discuss the implications for theories of face recognition in both atypical and typical development, including the idea that part-whole and rotation manipulations may tap different aspects of holistic and/or configural processing...
- Comprehension of metaphor and metonymy in children with Williams syndromeDagmara Annaz
School of Psychology, Birkbeck, University of London, London, UK
Int J Lang Commun Disord 44:962-78. 2009..Few studies have investigated metaphor comprehension in Williams syndrome and none has investigated metonymy...
- Developing spatial frequency biases for face recognition in autism and Williams syndromeHayley C Leonard
Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, School of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK
J Autism Dev Disord 41:968-73. 2011..These data demonstrate that typical outcomes can be achieved through atypical developmental processes, and confirm the importance of cross-syndrome studies in the investigation of developmental disorders...
- The atypical development of metaphor and metonymy comprehension in children with autismGabriella Rundblad
Department of Education and Professional Studies, King s College London, London, UK
Autism 14:29-46. 2010..Our results suggest that understanding of metaphors and metonyms are severely affected at all ages examined in the current study...
- Using developmental trajectories to understand developmental disordersMichael S C Thomas
Developmental Neurocognition Laboratoy, School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK
J Speech Lang Hear Res 52:336-58. 2009..In this article, the authors present a tutorial on the use of developmental trajectories for studying language and cognitive impairments in developmental disorders and compare this method with the use of matching...
- Exploring the Williams syndrome face-processing debate: the importance of building developmental trajectoriesAnnette Karmiloff-Smith
Neurocognitive Development Unit, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:1258-74. 2004..Measurement of evoked brain potentials also point to atypical processes. However, two recent studies have claimed that people with WS process faces exactly like normal controls...
- Young children with autism spectrum disorder do not preferentially attend to biological motionDagmara Annaz
Division of Psychology and Language Science, Department of Developmental Sciences, University College London, Chandler House, 2 Wakefield Street, London, UK
J Autism Dev Disord 42:401-8. 2012..In contrast a neurotypical matched control group preferentially attended to the human, biological motion in both conditions. The results suggest a core deficit in attending to biological motion in ASD...
- Sleep problems in children with cerebral palsy and their relationship with maternal sleep and depressionSarah Wayte
Division of Clinical Experimental Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, UK
Acta Paediatr 101:618-23. 2012..To compare sleep problems in children with cerebral palsy to typically developing children. To study the relationship between sleep problems in children with cerebral palsy and maternal sleep quality and depression...
- Characterisation of sleep problems in children with Williams syndromeDagmara Annaz
School of Health and Social Science, Middlesex University, London, UK
Res Dev Disabil 32:164-9. 2011..Furthermore the negative impact of sleep disturbances on daytime behaviour and learning should be measured before diagnoses of behaviourally defined disorders are considered...