Respiratory sinus arrhythmia: a marker for positive social functioning and receptive language skills in children with autism spectrum disorders.

@article{Patriquin2013RespiratorySA,
  title={Respiratory sinus arrhythmia: a marker for positive social functioning and receptive language skills in children with autism spectrum disorders.},
  author={Michelle A. Patriquin and Angela Scarpa and Bruce H. Friedman and Stephen W. Porges},
  journal={Developmental psychobiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={55 2},
  pages={
          101-12
        }
}
The current study builds on the emerging autism spectrum disorder (ASD) literature that associates autonomic nervous system activity with social function, and examines the link between respiratory sinus arrhythmia (RSA) and both social behavior and cognitive function. The RSA response pattern was assessed in 23 4- to 7-year-old children diagnosed with an ASD. Higher baseline RSA amplitudes were associated with better social behavior (i.e., more conventional gestures, more instances of joint… CONTINUE READING
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