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School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences - The University of Texas at Dallas

School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Noah Sasson Publications

 

Sasson, N. J., Faso, D. J., Parlier, M., Daniels, J. L., & Piven, J. (in press). When father doesn't know best: selective disagreement between self and informant-report of the broad autism phenotype in parents of a child with autism. Autism Research.

 

Faso, D. J., Sasson, N. J., & Pinkham, A. E. (in press). Evaluating posed and evoked facial expressions of emotion from adults with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

 

Piven, J., & Sasson, N. J. (2014). On the misapplication of the Broad Autism Phenotype Questionnaire in a study of autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44, 2077 - 2078.

 

Shasteen, J. R., Sasson, N. J., & Pinkham, A. E. (2014). Eye tracking the face in the crowd task: why are angry faces found more quickly? PLoS ONE, 9(4): e93914. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0093914

 

Pinkham, A. E., Sasson, N. J., Simpson, C. E., Healey, K., & Kohler, C. (2014). An intact threat superiority effect for non-social but not social stimuli in schizophrenia. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 123, 168 – 177.

 

Sasson, N. J. & Touchstone, E. W. (2014). Visual attention to competing social and object images by preschool children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44, 584 – 592.

 

Simpson, C., Pinkham, A. E., Kelsven, S., & Sasson, N. J. (2013). Emotion recognition abilities across stimulus modalities in schizophrenia and the role of visual attention. Schizophrenia Research, 151, 102 – 106.

 

Sabatino, A., Rittenberg, A., Sasson, N. J., Turner-Brown, L., Bodfish, J. W., & Dichter, G. S. (2013). Functional neuroimaging of social and nonsocial cognitive control in autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43, 2903 – 2913.

 

Sasson, N. J., Nowlin, R., & Pinkham, A. E. (2013). Social cognition, social skill and the broad autism phenotype. Autism: the International Journal of Research and Practice, 17, 655- 667.

 

Elison, J. T., Paterson, S. J., Wolff, J. J., Reznick, J. S., Sasson, N. J., Gu, H., Botteron, K. N., Dager, S. R., Estes, A. M., Evans, A. C., Gerig, G., Hazlett, H. C., Schultz, R. T., Styner, M., Zwaigenbaum, L., & Piven, J. (2013). White matter microstructure and atypical visual orienting in 7 month-olds at risk for autism. American Journal of Psychiatry, 170, 899 – 908.

 

Sasson, N. J., Lam, K. S. L., Parlier, M., Daniels, J. L., & Piven, J. (2013). Autism and the broad autism phenotype: Familial patterns and intergenerational transmission. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 5:11.

 

Sasson, N. J., Lam, K. S. L., Childress, D., Parlier, M., Daniels, J. L., & Piven, J. (2013). The broad autism phenotype questionnaire: prevalence and diagnostic classification. Autism Research, 6, 134 -143.

 

Pinkham, A. E., Sasson, N. J., Beaton, D., Abdi, H., Kohler, C. G., & Penn, D. L. (2012). Qualitatively distinct factors underlie elevated rates of paranoia in autism and schizophrenia. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 121, 767-777.

Shepard, K. G., Spence, M. J., & Sasson, N. J. (2012). Distinct facial characteristics communicate intent of infant-directed speech. Infant and Child Development, 21, 555-578.

 

Sasson, N.J.*, Dichter, G.S.*, Bodfish, J.W. (2012). Affective responses by adults with autism are reduced to social images but elevated to images related to circumscribed interests. PLoS ONE 7(8): e42457. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0042457. *These authors contributed equally.

 

Sasson, N. J., & Elison, J. T. (2012) Eye-tracking young children with autism. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 61, e3675, DOI: 10.3791/3675.

Dichter, G. S., Felder, J. N., Green, S. R., Rittenberg, A. M., Sasson, N. J., & Bodfish, J. W. (2012). Reward circuitry function in autism spectrum disorders. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 7, 160-172.

Elison, J., Sasson, N. J., Turner-Brown, L.M., Dichter, G. S. & Bodfish, J. W. (2012). Age trends in visual exploration of social and nonsocial information in children with autism. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 6, 842-851.

 

Sasson, N. J., Brown, L. T., & Piven, J. (2012). Neurodevelopmental mechanisms in childhood psychopathology: The example of abnormal social orienting in autism. J. Burack (Ed.), Cognitive Neuroscience, Development, and Psychopathology. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Sasson, N. J., Pinkham, A. E., Carpenter, K. L. H., & Belger, A. (2011). The benefit of directly comparing autism and schizophrenia for revealing mechanisms of social cognitive impairment. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 3, 87-100.

 

Sasson, N.J., Elison, J. T., Turner-Brown, L. M., Dichter, G. S., & Bodfish, J. W. (2011). Brief report: Circumscribed attention in young children with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 41, 242-247.

 

Sasson, N. J., Pinkham, A. E., Richard, J., Hughett, P., Gur, R. E., & Gur, R. C. (2010). Controlling for response biases clarifies sex and age differences in facial affect recognition. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 34, 207-221.

 

Pinkham, A. E., Griffin, M., Baron, R., Sasson, N. J., & Gur, R.C. (2010). The face in the crowd effect: Anger superiority when using real faces and multiple identities. Emotion, 10, 141-146.

 

Sasson, N. J., Turner-Brown, L. M., Holtzclaw, T. N., Lam, K. S. L., & Bodfish, J. W. (2008). Children with autism demonstrate circumscribed attention during passive viewing of complex social and nonsocial picture arrays. Autism Research, 1, 31-42.

 

Pinkham, A. E., Sasson, N. J., Calkins, M. E., Richard, J., Hughett, P., Gur, R. E, & Gur, R. C. (2008). The other-race effect in face processing among African-American and Caucasian individuals with schizophrenia. American Journal of Psychiatry, 165, 639-645.

 

Sasson, N. J. (2007). Investigating the perceptual development of the own-race bias in typical development and autism. Berlin: VDM Dr. Müller.

 

Sasson, N. J., Tsuchiya, N., Hurley, R., Couture, S. M., Penn, D. L., Adolphs, R., & Piven, J. (2007). Orienting to social stimuli differentiates social cognitive impairment in autism and schizophrenia. Neuropsychologia, 45, 2580-2588.

 

Sasson, N. J. (2006). The Development of Face Processing in Autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 36(3), 381-394.

 

Pelphrey, K. A., Reznick, J. S., Goldman, B., Sasson, N., Morrow, J., Donahoe, A., & Hodgson, K. (2004).  Development of visuospatial short-term memory in the second half of the first year. Developmental Psychology, 40(5), 836-851.

 

Pelphrey, K. A., Sasson, N. J., Reznick, J. S., Paul, G., Goldman, B. N. & Piven, J. (2002). Visual scanning of faces in adults with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 32(4), 249-261.

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