Joshua Henderson

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Superior performance on the Embedded Figures Task (EFT) has been attributed to weak central coherence in perceptual processing in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The present study used functional magnetic resonance imaging to examine the neural basis of EFT performance in 7- to 12-year-old ASD children and age- and IQ-matched controls. ASD children(More)
Until recently, prior estimates of the prevalence of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) have been based on clinical data. The present investigation studied point prevalence and demographic data that pertain to three ritual-based forms of OCD in a sample of the adult general population of the greater St. Louis area. Two hundred fifty male and 247 female(More)
Data on prevalence of and demographics associated with various symptoms of depression are reported for a sample of the general population. Of the nine symptoms assessed, the most frequently occurring were dysphoric mood (17.8%), increased sleep (15%), and loss of interest in other people or activities previously enjoyed (11.8%). 39% of subjects reported one(More)
— Speech Recognition has not fully permeated in our interaction with devices. Therefore we advocate a speech recognition friendly artificial language (ROILA) that initially was shown to outperform English, however under constraints. ROILA is intended to be used to talk to robots and therefore in this paper we present an experimental study where the(More)
This study was designed to test the view that depression would have selective effects upon effortful but not automatic aspects of reading. Relationships were determined between 59 fifth graders' depression scores (on the Children's Depression Inventory and a teacher's rating of depression) and their performance on measures of automatic aspects of reading(More)
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