Affiliation: University of Sheffield
- The distribution of and relationship between autistic traits and social anxiety in a UK student populationMegan Freeth
Psychology Department, University of Sheffield, UK
Autism 17:571-81. 2013..Students with high levels of autistic traits displayed heightened anxiety to situations and activities necessary for the successful completion of their degree. Implications for student well-being and attainment are discussed...
- A cross-cultural comparison of autistic traits in the UK, India and MalaysiaMegan Freeth
Psychology Department, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TP, UK
J Autism Dev Disord 43:2569-83. 2013..The underlying factor structures of the AQ for each population were derived and discussed. ..
- What affects social attention? Social presence, eye contact and autistic traitsMegan Freeth
Psychology Department, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 8:e53286. 2013..We conclude that analysing patterns of eye-movements in response to strictly controlled video stimuli and natural real-world stimuli furthers the field's understanding of the factors that influence social attention...
- Do gaze cues in complex scenes capture and direct the attention of high functioning adolescents with ASD? Evidence from eye-trackingM Freeth
University of Nottingham, University Park, UK
J Autism Dev Disord 40:534-47. 2010....
- The eye gaze direction of an observed person can bias perception, memory, and attention in adolescents with and without autism spectrum disorderM Freeth
School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
J Exp Child Psychol 105:20-37. 2010..These findings suggest that biases in preference, memory, and attention are caused by another person's gaze direction when viewed in a complex scene in adolescents with and without ASD...
- How adolescents with ASD process social information in complex scenes. combining evidence from eye movements and verbal descriptionsMegan Freeth
Psychology Department, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S102TP, UK
J Autism Dev Disord 41:364-71. 2011..The combination of evidence from eye movements and verbal descriptions provides a rich insight into the way stimuli are processed overall. The merits of using these methods within the same paradigm are discussed...
- The influence of visual saliency on fixation patterns in individuals with Autism Spectrum DisordersMegan Freeth
University of Sheffield, Psychology Department, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TP, United Kingdom
Neuropsychologia 49:156-60. 2011..It was found that social features in scenes (heads) captured attention much more than visually salient features, even in individuals with ASD...
- Visual search performance is predicted by the degree to which selective attention to features modulates the ERP between 350 and 600msElizabeth Milne
Sheffield Autism Research Lab, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Neuropsychologia 51:1109-18. 2013..Implications for the understanding of superior visual search in individuals with ASD are discussed...