Autism Journal Club

October 21st 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
An exploration of autism‐specific and non‐autism‐specific measures of anxiety symptomatology in school‐aged autistic children
Elliot Millington

October 14th 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
A Randomised Controlled Feasibility Trial of Immersive Virtual Reality Treatment with Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Specific Phobias in Young People with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Sarune Savickaite

October 7th 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Perception in autism does not adhere to Weber's Law
Dr David Simmons

September 30th 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
One Size Does Not Fit All: Modifying Methods and Treatment to Address Heterogeneity in Autism
Greta Todorova

September 23rd 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Autism Heterogeneity Across Lifespan and Development
Greta Todorova

September 9th 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
The Brain Basis for Misophonia
Prof Frank Pollick

September 2nd 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Heterogeneity in autism
Dr David Simmons

August 26th 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Virtual Reality treatment for specific phobias in autism
Elliot Millington

August 19th 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Summary of IASSIDD 2019
Šarūnė Savickaitė

August 5th 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Sensory Reactivity vs Sensory Sensitivity in Autism
Dr David Simmons

July 29th 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Using virtual reality to understand individual differences in global and local visual processing
Šarūnė Savickaitė

July 22nd 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Repetitive Behaviours in Autism
Greta Todorova

June 24th 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Sensory Reactivity vs Sensory Sensitivity in Autism
Dr. David Simmons

June 10th 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
The Predictive Coding Perspective in Autism: Recent Findings and Current Research
Greta Todorova

June 3rd 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
In-depth review of INSAR 2019
Joint discussion with the University of Strathclyde

May 20th 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Why immune factors are important in ASD - olfaction, attraction, neurodevelopment and disease
Dr Ken Aitken

May 13th 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
INSAR Highlights
Joint Discussion

April 15th 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
In/Exclusivity in HE: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly
Felix Barrett, Susanna Henderson & Ute Barrett

April 8th 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Reflection on the L&T conference workshop:How might we create an autism-enabling environment at the University of Glasgow?
Dr David Simmons and Ute Barrett

April 1st 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Autism in Education Feedback from SARG meeting
Dr. David Simmons/Dr Ken Aitken

March 25th 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Sensory Aspects of University of Glasgow Campus
Jelisaveta Mihailova

March 11th 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Forensic issues in ASD
Dr Ken Aitken

March 4th 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
It's All Fun and Games? - Building a Motivational Profile of Autistic Gamers
Elliot Millington

February 25th 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Individual Differences in Sensory Sensitivity
Dr. David Simmons

February 11th 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Scottish Strategy for Autism Outcomes and Priorities
Dr. David Simmons

February 4th 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Discussion: SFARI Webinar by Dr Christine Wu Nordahl: The inclusion in autism imaging studies
Greta Todorova

January 28th 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Paper discussion: Ripe for solution: Delayed development of multisensory processing in autism and its remediation (Beker, Foxe & Molholm, 2018)
Šarūnė Savickaitė

January 21st 2019 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Paper discussion: The Impact of Autistic Traits on Self-Recognition of Body Movements
Greta Todorova

December 17th 2018 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Making the future together Shaping autism research through meaningful participation by Sue Fletcher-Watson et al.
Dr Kirsty Ainsworth

December 10th 2018 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Teaching Process for Children with Autism in Virtual Reality by Naranjo et al. 2017
Šarūnė Savickaitė

November 26th 2018 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
1st International Kosovo Autism Conference Recap
Dr Ken Aitken

November 19th 2018 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
1st International Kosovo Autism Conference Recap
Dr Ken Aitken

November 12th 2018 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Scottish Autism conference Recap
Dr David Simmons

October 22nd 2018 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
What about people with severe autism or learning disabilities?
Rosalind Hatton

October 15th 2018 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Differences in Multisensory Integration Covary with Sensory Responsiveness in Children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder
Dr Kirsty Louise Ainsworth

October 1st 2018 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
What do we know about ASD prevalence?
Dr Ken Aitken

September 10th 2018 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
An international survey of parental attitudes to technology use by autistic children at home
Maggi Laurie

September 3rd 2018 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Diversity, Gender, Intersectionality, and Feminism - Spectrum women: Walking to the Beat of Autism
Dr Catriona A Stewart

August 27th 2018 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
EU-Aims: Why are sex and gender important for understanding autism
Ute Barrett

August 20th 2018 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
EU-AIMS-2: What do we think?
Dr. David Simmons

August 6th 2018 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Risk Markers for suicidality in autistic adults
David Simmons

July 30th 2018 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Views from PsyPAG: Exciting new research from the future auatism researchers
Greta Todorova

June 25th 2018 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Elements of ASD
Dr Ken Aitken

June 18th 2018 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Visual Motion Prediction and Verbal False Memory Performance in Autistic Children
David Simmons

June 4th 2018 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
INSAR Recap

April 23rd 2018 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Working memory deficiencies in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Abdullah Habib

April 9th 2018 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Applying to HE: experiences from the autism community
Susanna Henderson/Ute Barrett

March 26th 2018 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
What is an "autism-friendly university"?
Dr. David Simmons

February 19th 2018 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Women and Girls on the Autism Spectrum
Ute Barrett/Chiara Horlin

February 5th 2018 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Internal Noise in Autism Spectrum Disorders
Dr Niia Nikolova

January 8th 2018 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Delayed development of multi sensory processing in autism
Dr. Kirsty Ainsworth

December 4th 2017 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Neural Noise in Developmental Dyslexia
Dr. David Simmons

November 20th 2017 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Recent developments in predictive coding theories of Autism
Greta Todorova

October 23rd 2017 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Dynamic Interactive Navigation for Familiarisation and Desensitisation
Dr. Matthieu Poyade/Glyn Morris

October 9th 2017 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Simulating interaction gaze contingent eye tracking to measure social signals in autism
Dr. David Simmons

September 25th 2017 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Evidence-based Assessment Tools in ASD
Ken Aitken/Collette Robertson

September 11th 2017 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
The Reason I Jump
Michael Dawson/Graham Eatough

August 14th 2017 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Workshop on experiences of the autism community and implications for research
Dr Ute Barrett

July 31st 2017 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Infant viewing of social scenes is under genetic control and is atypical in autism
Dr. David Simmons

June 19th 2017 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
(Mis)representations of autism on film
Jodie Wilkinson

June 5th 2017 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
International Meeting for Autism Research -- More Feedback
David R. Simmons

May 22nd 2017 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) 2017 -- report
David R. Simmons

May 8th 2017 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Identification of Developmental and Behavioral Markers Associated With Genetic Abnormalities in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Dr. Ken Aitken

April 24th 2017 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Neurotypical peers are less likely to interact with those with autism based on thin slice judgements
Dr. Sue Fletcher-Watson

April 10th 2017 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Salience Network Connectivity in Autism is related to Brain and Behavioural markers of Sensory Over-responsivity by Green, Hernandez, Bookheimer & Dapretto (2016)

February 27th 2017 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Interaction takes two: Typical adults exhibit mind-blindness towards those with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Greta Krasimirova Todorova

February 13th 2017 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Is there a distinctive brain structure associated with ASD?
Lena Hofbauer

January 30th 2017 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Is the construct of Autism Spectrum Disorder valid?
David R. Simmons

December 19th 2016 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Autism Research: Review of the year 2016
David R. Simmons

December 5th 2016 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Which terms should be used to describe autism? Perspectives from the autism community
David R. Simmons

November 21st 2016 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Mealtime behaviors associated with consumption of unfamiliar foods by young children with autism spectrum disorder (Stough et al, 2015, Appetite, 95, 324-333
Erin Lowe

November 7th 2016 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Fixing the mirrors: A feasibility study of the effects of dance movement therapy on young adults with autism spectrum disorder (Koch et al, 2015, Autism, 19(3), 338-350.)
Jade McClements

October 10th 2016 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Premature mortality in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Greta Krasimirova Todorova

September 26th 2016 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Autism Europe de-brief
David R. Simmons

September 12th 2016 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Perceptual learning in autism
David R. Simmons

August 1st 2016 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
No difference in cross-modal attention or sensory discrimination thresholds in autism and matched controls

July 4th 2016 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Using Intersubject Correlation (ISC) of Dance to Study Biological Motion Processing in Autism
Frank E. Pollick

June 20th 2016 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
IMFAR de-brief Part 2
David R. Simmons

June 6th 2016 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
More talk of IMFAR
David R. Simmons

May 23rd 2016 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
IMFAR de-brief
David R. Simmons

March 14th 2016 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Autism continued ... Adulthood and Ageing --- follow-up discussion
Michael Dawson

February 29th 2016 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Rethinking the concepts of "local or global processors" (D'Souza, Booth, Connolly et al, 2015, Developmental Science, e-pub)
Carrie Ballantyne

February 15th 2016 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Local and Global Visual Processing in Autism Spectrum Disorders (Van Eylen et al, 2015, JADD e-pub)

February 1st 2016 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
"Executive functioning in autism spectrum disorders: influence of task and sample characteristics and relation to symptom severity" by Van Eylen, L. et al (2015). Eur. Child Adolesc. Psychiatry 24(11) 1399-1417
Greta Todorova

January 18th 2016 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Neural noise models of autism: what's the story?
David R. Simmons

December 7th 2015 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Alexithymia, Not Autism, Predicts Predicts Poor Recognition of Emotional Facial Expressions
Kalliopi Apostolou

November 23rd 2015 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Altered Medial Frontal and Superior Temporal Response to Implicit Processing of Emotions in Autism by Kana et al (2015) Autism Research [epub]

November 9th 2015 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
All change for the DSM-5: motor deficits in Autism Spectrum Disorder and Developmental Coordination Disorder
Dr. Louisa Miller

October 26th 2015 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Atypical basic movement kinematics in autism spectrum conditions
Dr. Jonathan Delafield-Butt

October 12th 2015 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Temporal processing as a source of altered visual perception in high autistic tendency

September 28th 2015 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Performance on the Farnsworth-Munsell 100-Hue Test is significantly related to non-verbal IQ by Cranwell et al (2015)
David R. Simmons

September 14th 2015 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Visual status in children with Autism spectrum disorder: developing an evidence base for clinicians
Dr. Julie-Anne Little

July 27th 2015 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Serious games for children with ASD
Hanan Makki

June 29th 2015 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) 2015
Kalliopi Apostolou

June 15th 2015 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
The Picture-Glasgow Sensory Questionnaire (P-GSQ): the development of a sensory questionnaire suitable for children
Lauren Brown/David Simmons

June 1st 2015 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Magnocellular visual evoked potential delay with high autism spectrum quotient yields a neural mechanism for altered perception by Alexandra Sutherland and David P. Crewther
Alastair Clarkson

May 18th 2015 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
How reliable is the Autism Spectrum Quotient (AQ) as a tool for research?
David R. Simmons

March 23rd 2015 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
The impact of sensory sensitivities on social interactions
Margaret Laurie/Jennifer Kane

February 23rd 2015 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Scaffolded reaching experiences encourage grasping activity in infants at high risk for autism
Maria Ferrara

January 26th 2015 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
A Substantial and Unexpected Enhancement of Motion Perception in Autism
Kalliopi Apostolou

January 12th 2015 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Visual social attention in autism spectrum disorder: Insights from eye tracking studies
Gillian Little

December 15th 2014 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Fascination and Isolation: A Grounded Theory Exploration of Unusual Sensory Experiences in Adults with Asperger Syndrome
David R. Simmons

December 1st 2014 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Anatomical Abnormalities in Autism?
Phil McAleer

November 17th 2014 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
The construct of the multisensory temporal binding window and its dysregulation in developmental disabilities

November 3rd 2014 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Attenuation of typical sex differences in 800 adults with autism vs. 3,900 controls
Kalliopi Apostolou

October 8th 2012 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
When the world becomes ‘too real’: a Bayesian explanation of autistic perception
David R. Simmons

September 10th 2012 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Thinking in Patterns: using multi-voxel pattern analyses to find neural correlates of moral judgment in neurotypical and ASD populations
Frank E. Pollick

March 12th 2012 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Mapping Early Brain Development in Autism

February 6th 2012 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
The autistic child's appraisal of expressions of emotion
Kalliopi Apostolou

January 16th 2012 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Mindblind Eyes: An Absence of Spontaneous Theory of Mind in Asperger Syndrome
Maria Nunez

December 5th 2011 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Children with autism are neither systematic nor optimal foragers

November 14th 2011 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Autism Spectrum Traits in the Typical Population Predict Structure and Function in the Posterior Superior Temporal Sulcus

October 3rd 2011 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Bridging Autism, Science and Society: Moving Toward an Ethically Informed Approach to Autism Research
David R. Simmons

July 4th 2011 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Literature review for Masters Thesis on cortical thickness in individuals with ASD

June 6th 2011 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
an IMFAR review
Frank E. Pollick

April 7th 2011 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
a range of papers
Frank E. Pollick

February 7th 2011 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Social and non-social visual attention patterns and associative learning in infants at risk for autism
Thusha Rajendran

December 6th 2010 4PM
Location: Seminar Room, 62 Hillhead Street
Conversational gestures in autism spectrum disorders: Asynchrony but not decreased frequency
Frank E. Pollick