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Collection Title Collection Investigators Collection Description
Electrophysiological Response to Executive Control Training in Autism
Susan Faja 
Fifty to 96% of children with ASD demonstrate impaired executive control the ability to manage complex or conflicting information in the service of a goal. Development of appropriate executive control is relevant to public health because these skills are critical for success in school, the workplace, and social relationships. Executive impairments in ASD have been well documented, but have received virtually no intervention research attention. Further, development of neural systems underlying executive control in ASD and their contribution to social function and symptoms remain poorly understood. The proposed project has the following scientific goals: (1) to determine the neural basis of executive control in children with ASD using two well-established electrophysiological measures (K99 period); (2) to test whether individual electrophysiological differences in executive control are meaningfully related to the social function and symptoms of children with ASD (R00 period); and (3) to assess whether brief, focused training in executive control produces significant changes in the brain function and behavior of children with ASD (R00 period). These goals will be addressed using a common set of electrophysiological measures. During the mentored K99 phase, the neural response to executive control tasks by 30 children with ASD will be compared with 30 typically developing children. During the independent phase, 60 children with ASD will be randomly assigned to receive brief executive control training or to a wait list. Individual differences in neural response and their relation to social ability will be assessed in all children prior to intervention.
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K99HD071966-01 Electrophysiological Response to Executive Control Training in Autism 07/01/2012 06/30/2017 95 51 BOSTON CHILDRENS HOSPITAL $896,997.00

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IDNameCreated DateStatusType
331Child ANT Flanker - EEG07/08/2015ApprovedEEG
332GoNogo - EEG07/08/2015ApprovedEEG

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Autism Diagnostic Interview, Revised (ADI-R) Clinical Assessments 66
Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, 2nd Edition (ADOS-2) - Module 3 Clinical Assessments 65
BRIEF-Parent Clinical Assessments 98
BRIEF-Teacher Clinical Assessments 55
Change Task Clinical Assessments 70
Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL) 6-18 Clinical Assessments 95
Children's Memory Scale (CMS) - Ages 5 to 8 Clinical Assessments 29
Children's Memory Scale (CMS) - Ages 9 to 16 Clinical Assessments 39
Color Reading Interference (Stroop) Clinical Assessments 70
Delay Discounting Task Clinical Assessments 68
EEG Subject Files Imaging 69
Hungry Donkey Task Clinical Assessments 66
Inspection Time Task Clinical Assessments 45
Research Subject Clinical Assessments 108
SRS-2. Adult, Preschool and School Age Clinical Assessments 30
Social Skills Improvement System Parent Scale Clinical Assessments 30
Social Skills Improvement System Teacher Scale Clinical Assessments 17
Vineland-II - Survey Form (2005) Clinical Assessments 106
WASI-2 Clinical Assessments 108

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Publications relevant to NDAR data are listed below. Most displayed publications have been associated with the grant within Pubmed. Use the "+ New Publication" button to add new publications. Publications relevant/not relevant to data expected are categorized. Relevant publications are then linked to the underlying data by selecting the Create Study link. Study provides the ability to define cohorts, assign subjects, define outcome measures and lists the study type, data analysis and results. Analyzed data and results are expected in this way.

PubMed IDStudyTitleJournalAuthorsDateStatus
27825750Create StudyNeural and behavioral suppression of interfering flankers by children with and without autism spectrum disorder.NeuropsychologiaFaja S, Clarkson T, Webb SJDecember 2016Not Determined
26890821Create StudyExecutive function predicts the development of play skills for verbal preschoolers with autism spectrum disorders.Autism research : official journal of the International Society for Autism ResearchFaja S, Dawson G, Sullivan K, Meltzoff AN, Estes A, Bernier RFebruary 18, 2016Not Determined
26886246Create StudyFace perception and learning in autism spectrum disorders.Quarterly journal of experimental psychology (2006)Webb SJ, Neuhaus E, Faja SMarch 16, 2016Not Relevant
26075790Create StudyGenome-wide significant risk associations for mucinous ovarian carcinoma.Nature geneticsOvarian Cancer Association Consortium; Australian Cancer Study; Australian Ovarian Cancer Study GroupAugust 2015Not Relevant
24335116Create StudyReduced delay of gratification and effortful control among young children with autism spectrum disorders.Autism : the international journal of research and practiceFaja, Susan; Dawson, GeraldineJanuary 2015Not Relevant
23893954Create StudyReward-based decision making and electrodermal responding by young children with autism spectrum disorders during a gambling task.Autism research : official journal of the International Society for Autism ResearchFaja S, Murias M, Beauchaine TP, Dawson GDecember 2013Not Determined
23101741Create StudyEarly behavioral intervention is associated with normalized brain activity in young children with autism.Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent PsychiatryDawson G, Jones EJ, Merkle K, Venema K, Lowy R, Faja S, Kamara D, Murias M, Greenson J, Winter J, Smith M, Rogers SJ, Webb SJNovember 2012Not Determined
22796987Create StudyThe responsiveness of biological motion processing areas to selective attention towards goals.NeuroImageHerrington J, Nymberg C, Faja S, Price E, Schultz ROctober 15, 2012Not Determined
6510051Create StudyLearning about school: the development of kindergartners' school scripts.Child developmentFivush ROctober 1984Not Relevant

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Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL) info iconApproved
Change Task info iconApproved
ADI-R info iconApproved
Vineland (Parent and Caregiver) info iconApproved
Research Subject and Pedigree info iconApproved
Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function (BRIEF) info iconApproved
Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence (WASI) info iconApproved
ADOS info iconApproved
Hungry Donkey Task info iconApproved
EEG info iconApproved
Iowa Gambling Task info iconApproved
Childrens Memory Scale (CMS) info iconApproved
Color Reading Interference (Stroop) info iconApproved
Social Responsiveness Scale (SRS) info iconApproved
Delay Discounting Task info iconApproved
Inspection Time Task info iconApproved
Social Skills Improvement System (SSIS) info iconApproved
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