Emma Squire

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Three experiments explored attention to eye gaze, which is incompletely understood in typical development and is hypothesized to be disrupted in autism. Experiment 1 (n = 26 typical adults) involved covert orienting to box, arrow, and gaze cues at two probabilities and cue-target times to test whether reorienting for gaze is endogenous, exogenous, or(More)
To explore mechanisms underlying reduced fixation of eyes in autism, children with autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) and typically developing children were tested in five visual search experiments: simple color feature; color-shape conjunction; face in non-face objects; mouth region; and eye region. No group differences were found for reaction time profile(More)
1 that, in his study with monkeys 2 , 34% of hip-pocampal cells responded differently depending on whether the stimulus was familiar or novel. If familiarity and novelty were defined as Brown defines them, then our statement would be in need of correction. In Brown's view, a novel stimulus is one that is being presented for the first time, whereas a(More)
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