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884Plasma metabolic profileOmics02/05/2018
878Social Challenge AssessmentEye Tracking01/26/2018
876Mixed Anti and Pro (vgs) saccade mixed blocked eye trackingEye Tracking01/22/2018
875Attention modulation taskEye Tracking01/17/2018
874ruthldopa resting 17 and 18fMRI01/16/2018
873ruthldopa resting 15 and 16fMRI01/16/2018
872ruthldopa resting 13 and 14fMRI01/16/2018
871ruthldopa resting 11 and 12fMRI01/16/2018
870Resting State fMRIfMRI01/12/2018
867Velten Mood Induction State-ItemfMRI01/12/2018
866Emotional Hemifield Task (EHT)EEG01/12/2018
865Genome EditingOmics01/12/2018
855Regulating Emotional Responses to Visual Images Across the Affective Instability SpectrumfMRI01/12/2018
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84230 words (simultaneous fMRI and EEG acquisition)EEG01/08/2018
841Neural Correlates of Episodic Retrieval fMRI01/08/2018
84030 words (simultaneous fMRI and EEG acquisition)fMRI01/08/2018
838Memory Guided Saccade Encode and Maintenance v3fMRI01/05/2018
837Memory Guided Saccade Encode and Maintenance v2fMRI01/05/2018
836Food ExposurefMRI01/03/2018
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834BlankingEye Tracking12/28/2017
833DoubleStepEye Tracking12/26/2017
832Memory Guided Saccade Encode and Maintenance v1 fMRI12/21/2017
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Impairments of Theory of Mind disrupt patterns of brain activity
Rebecca Saxe 
Humans think constantly about one another's thoughts, for example, in order to communicate, to teach, to learn from, to cooperate with, to compete with, and to deceive one another. This ability to fluently infer what others are thinking is impaired in individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), but the neural basis of this impairment is poorly understood. In particular, brain regions involved in thinking about other peoples thoughts are not reliably smaller or less active in individuals with ASD. This proposal will test the possibility that it is not reduced magnitude of activity, but disorganization of the pattern of activity, in these brain regions which leads to social impairments in ASD. We will test these two hypotheses about the function of ToM regions in adults with ASD, in three key areas of ToM: understanding others thoughts that are relevant for moral judgments (e.g. intentional vs accidental harm), for inferring emotions, and for effective communication. Since ASD is a developmental disorder, it is critical to understand the developmental trajectory of these brain regions as well as their end state. Consequently, we will also test these hypotheses in children aged 5-12 years. We will also test whether the selectivity or pattern of activation in ToM brain regions changes over development.
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R01MH096914-01 Impairments of Theory of Mind disrupt patterns of brain activity 08/10/2012 04/30/2018 260 240 MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY $1,590,879.00

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Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) - Module 4 Clinical Assessments 3
Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, 2nd Edition (ADOS-2) - Module 4 Clinical Assessments 11
Autism Spectrum Quotient (AQ) Clinical Assessments 44
Image Imaging 135
Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test, 2nd Edition (KBIT-2) Clinical Assessments 20

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PubMed IDStudyTitleJournalAuthorsDateStatus
28950962Create StudyFormalizing emotion concepts within a Bayesian model of theory of mind.Current opinion in psychologySaxe R, Houlihan SDOctober 2017Not Relevant
28807871Create StudyMentalizing regions represent distributed, continuous, and abstract dimensions of others' beliefs.NeuroImageKoster-Hale J, Richardson H, Velez N, Asaba M, Young L, Saxe RAugust 2017Not Relevant
28743459Create StudyIlluminating the conceptual structure of the space of moral violations with searchlight representational similarity analysis.NeuroImageWasserman EA, Chakroff A, Saxe R, Young LJuly 2017Relevant
28215697Study (457)Directed network discovery with dynamic network modelling.NeuropsychologiaAnzellotti S, Kliemann D, Jacoby N, Saxe RMay 2017Relevant
27978778Create StudyDecoding task and stimulus representations in face-responsive cortex.Cognitive neuropsychologyKliemann D, Jacoby N, Anzellotti S, Saxe RR2016 Oct - DecNot Determined
26628642Create StudyWhen minds matter for moral judgment: intent information is neurally encoded for harmful but not impure acts.Social cognitive and affective neuroscienceChakroff A, Dungan J, Koster-Hale J, Brown A, Saxe R, Young LMarch 2016Not Determined
26589334Create StudyLocalizing Pain Matrix and Theory of Mind networks with both verbal and non-verbal stimuli.NeuroImageJacoby N, Bruneau E, Koster-Hale J, Saxe RFebruary 1, 2016Not Determined
26212878Create StudyNeural representations of emotion are organized around abstract event features.Current biology : CBSkerry AE, Saxe RAugust 3, 2015Not Determined
25429141Create StudyA common neural code for perceived and inferred emotion.The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for NeuroscienceSkerry AE, Saxe RNovember 26, 2014Not Determined
24960530Create StudyThinking about seeing: perceptual sources of knowledge are encoded in the theory of mind brain regions of sighted and blind adults.CognitionKoster-Hale J, Bedny M, Saxe ROctober 2014Not Determined
24073267Create StudySimilar brain activation during false belief tasks in a large sample of adults with and without autism.PloS oneDufour N, Redcay E, Young L, Mavros PL, Moran JM, Triantafyllou C, Gabrieli JD, Saxe R2013Not Determined
24012000Create StudyTheory of mind: a neural prediction problem.NeuronKoster-Hale J, Saxe RSeptember 4, 2013Not Determined
23479657Create StudyDecoding moral judgments from neural representations of intentions.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of AmericaKoster-Hale J, Saxe R, Dungan J, Young LLApril 2, 2013Not Determined

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Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test info iconApproved
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