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911Resting StatefMRI04/20/2018
910Modified Monetary Incentive Delay fMRI04/20/2018
908Resting State Pre-Stress Visit 1fMRI04/20/2018
907Montreal Imaging Stress Task Visit 1fMRI04/18/2018
9062-back Post-Stress Visit 1fMRI04/18/2018
9051-back Post-Stress Visit 1fMRI04/18/2018
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899Investigating a Neurobehavioral Mechanism of Paranoia - Resting State ScansfMRI04/06/2018
894Dot ProbeEye Tracking03/07/2018
893Startle Habituation and Shock Sensitivity EvaluationEEG03/03/2018
892NPU EEG Task EEG03/03/2018
891Duke ACE ETEye Tracking03/02/2018
888Emotion 1.1 Determining context effects during potential threatfMRI02/26/2018
884Plasma metabolic profileOmics02/05/2018
878Social Challenge AssessmentEye Tracking01/26/2018
876Mixed Anti and Pro (vgs) saccade mixed blocked (EyeTracking)Eye Tracking01/22/2018
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874ruthldopa resting 17 and 18fMRI01/16/2018
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871ruthldopa resting 11 and 12fMRI01/16/2018
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866Emotional Hemifield Task (EHT)EEG01/12/2018
865Genome EditingOmics01/12/2018
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Verbal/non-verbal asynchrony in adolescents with high-functioning Autism
Ruth B. Grossman 
Adolescents with high-functioning autism (HFA) have significant deficits in non-verbal social communication, which often lead to depression and social withdrawal. These deficits are particularly apparent in their ability to process and produce qualitatively appropriate facial expressions. It has been suggested that a lack of synchrony between verbal and non-verbal speech acts may significantly contribute to this social awkwardness. And yet, very little attention has been paid to the interaction between receptive and expressive non-verbal communication and their integration with verbal language. In the receptive domain, evidence from eyetracking studies increasingly shows that participants with HFA have subtle, qualitative differences in their scan paths for communicative facial expressions. Production of non-verbal communication in this population is still very poorly understood, but preliminary evidence points to expressions that are categorically accurate, but qualitatively awkward and less synchronous with verbal language than those of their typically developing (TD) peers. In a highly innovative approach the proposed project will quantify the qualitative differences of facial expression processing and production by adolescents with HFA. We will use eyetracking and motion-capture methodologies to record objective measures of facial expression production and processing and relate them to the subjective appearance of awkwardness recorded by TD peers. We will specifically aim to determine the contribution of an underlying verbal/non-verbal synchrony deficit in adolescents with HFA to this social communication awkwardness. Eyetracking and motion-capture data will be correlated with behavioral measures and diagnostic severity for each participant. Motion-capture data will also be correlated with judgments of awkwardness by TD observers and will analyze qualitative components for expressive and receptive social communication skills and their synchrony with verbal language. The importance of this work lies in establishing the relationship between specific, quantifiable features of non-verbal communication and the social communication success of each participant with HFA, as measured by symptom severity and by qualitative perceptions of TD coders. We hypothesize that adolescents with HFA have reduced verbal/nonverbal synchrony in receptive and expressive modalities, and that individuals with higher ASD symptom severity will show increased a synchrony in receptive and expressive tasks. In addition to documenting fine-grained deficits, we will also ascertain whether individuals with HFA are able to improve their productions in response to temporal-spatial cueing. This component of our proposed project will ultimately lead to improved social communication intervention by creating more clearly defined intervention targets, such as verbal/nonverbal synchrony.
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R01DC012774-01 Verbal/non-verbal asynchrony in adolescents with high-functioning Autism 08/01/2013 07/31/2018 140 63 EMERSON COLLEGE $1,540,526.00

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739Light Dark High Low07/11/2017ApprovedEye Tracking
740Pronoun Study07/11/2017ApprovedEye Tracking
203YouTube Motion Capture Experiment12/22/2014ApprovedEye Tracking
371Sentences - an eye tracking and motion capture study on mimicry09/09/2015ApprovedEye Tracking
372Narratives - a study on arousal and eyetracking patterns on videos09/10/2015ApprovedEye Tracking
373Dual Interview - eye gaze, arousal, and motion capture during a two-way interview09/10/2015ApprovedEye Tracking
374Peer Judgment - eye tracking and rating of awkwardness09/10/2015ApprovedEye Tracking
375Low Anxiety Conversation - motion capture09/13/2015ApprovedEye Tracking
376Trier- motion capture during a high-stress task09/13/2015ApprovedEye Tracking
377Dynamic Expressions - a study on the uncanny valley w/ eye tracking and questionnaires09/13/2015ApprovedEye Tracking

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Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, 2nd Edition (ADOS-2) - Module 3 Clinical Assessments 18
Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, 2nd Edition (ADOS-2) - Module 4 Clinical Assessments 9
Autism Spectrum Quotient (AQ) Clinical Assessments 48
Brief Fear of Negative Evaluation, Straightforward Items Clinical Assessments 54
CELF-5 Clinical Assessments 52
Eye Tracking Subject-Experiment Imaging 49
Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test, 2nd Edition (KBIT-2) Clinical Assessments 54
Multidimensional Anxiety Scale for Children Parent and Self Clinical Assessments 52
Research Subject Clinical Assessments 16
Screen for Child Anxiety Related Disorders (SCARED), Parent/Child Clinical Assessments 55
Social Communication Questionnaire (SCQ) - Current Form Clinical Assessments 4
Social Communication Questionnaire (SCQ) - Lifetime Clinical Assessments 52

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PubMed IDStudyTitleJournalAuthorsDateStatus
28993938Create StudyI Think We're Alone Now: Solitary Social Behaviors in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder.Journal of abnormal child psychologyZane E, Neumeyer K, Mertens J, Chugg A, Grossman RBOctober 2017Relevant
28145411Create StudyNeurotypical Peers are Less Willing to Interact with Those with Autism based on Thin Slice Judgments.Scientific reportsSasson NJ, Faso DJ, Nugent J, Lovell S, Kennedy DP, Grossman RBFebruary 2017Relevant
28074356Study (445)How Anxious Do You Think I Am? Relationship Between State and Trait Anxiety in Children With and Without ASD During Social Tasks.Journal of autism and developmental disordersMertens J, Zane ER, Neumeyer K, Grossman RBJanuary 2017Relevant
26705397Create StudyOn Quantifying Facial Expression-Related Atypicality of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.Proceedings of the ... IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing / sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Signal Processing Society. ICASSP (Conference)Guha T, Yang Z, Ramakrishna A, Grossman RB, Darren H, Lee S, Narayanan SSApril 2015Not Determined
25620208Create Study"Look who's talking!" Gaze Patterns for Implicit and Explicit Audio-Visual Speech Synchrony Detection in Children With High-Functioning Autism.Autism research : official journal of the International Society for Autism ResearchGrossman RB, Steinhart E, Mitchell T, McIlvane WJune 2015Not Determined
25302090Create StudyQUANTIFYING ATYPICALITY IN AFFECTIVE FACIAL EXPRESSIONS OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS.Proceedings / IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo. IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and ExpoMetallinou A, Grossman RB, Narayanan S2013Not Determined
25294649Create StudyApplying machine learning to facilitate autism diagnostics: pitfalls and promises.Journal of autism and developmental disordersBone D, Goodwin MS, Black MP, Lee CC, Audhkhasi K, Narayanan SMay 2015Not Relevant
24923894Create StudyJudgments of social awkwardness from brief exposure to children with and without high-functioning autism.Autism : the international journal of research and practiceGrossman RBJuly 2015Not Determined

Relevant Publications
PubMed IDStudyTitleJournalAuthorsDate
28993938Create StudyI Think We're Alone Now: Solitary Social Behaviors in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder.Journal of abnormal child psychologyZane E, Neumeyer K, Mertens J, Chugg A, Grossman RBOctober 2017
28145411Create StudyNeurotypical Peers are Less Willing to Interact with Those with Autism based on Thin Slice Judgments.Scientific reportsSasson NJ, Faso DJ, Nugent J, Lovell S, Kennedy DP, Grossman RBFebruary 2017
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Data ExpectedTargeted EnrollmentInitial SubmissionSubjects SharedStatus
Screen for Childhood Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders (SCARED) info iconApproved
Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals (CELF) info iconApproved
Autistic Spectrum Quotient info iconApproved
Social Communication Questionnaire (SCQ) info iconApproved
Multidimensional Anxiety Scale for Children (MASC) info iconApproved
ADOS info iconApproved
Brief Fear of Negative Evaluation, Straightforward Items info iconApproved
Research Subject and Pedigree info iconApproved
Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test info iconApproved
Physical Exam info iconApproved
Eye Tracking info iconApproved
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Study NameAbstractCollection/Study SubjectsData UsageState
Combining Gaze and Demographic Feature Descriptors for Autism ClassificationPeople with autism suffer from social challenges and communication difficulties, which may prevent them from leading a fruitful and enjoyable life. It is imperative to diagnose and start treatments for autism as early as possible and, in order to do so, accurate methods of identifying the disorder are vital. We propose a novel method for classifying autism through the use of eye gaze and demographic feature descriptors that include a subject’s age and gender. We construct feature descriptors that incorporate the subject’s age and gender, as well as features based on eye gaze data. Using eye gaze information from the National Database for Autism Research, we tested our constructed feature descriptors on three different classifiers; random regression forests, C4.5 decision tree, and PART. Our proposed method for classifying autism resulted in a top classification rate of 96.2%. 45/836Secondary AnalysisShared
How anxious do you think I am? Relationship between state and trait anxiety in children with and without ASD during social tasksIndividuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often exhibit increased anxiety, even in non-stressful situations. We investigate general anxiousness (anxiety trait) and responses to stressful situations (anxiety state) in 22 adolescents with ASD and 32 typically developing controls. We measured trait anxiety with standardized self- and parent-reported questionnaires. We used a Biopac system to capture state anxiety via skin conductance responses, mean heart rate and heart rate variability during high- and lowanxiety tasks. Results reveal higher trait anxiety in adolescents with ASD (p < 0.05) and no group difference in state anxiety. Increased parent-reported trait anxiety may predict decreased state anxiety during high-stress conditions. Together, these findings suggest that higher trait anxiety may result in dampened physical responses to stress.36/36Primary AnalysisShared
* Data not on individual level