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Edited By: David G. Amaral, Ph.D
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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 3/68 (Psychology Developmental); 6/51 (Behavioral Sciences)
Online ISSN: 1939-3806
Prosody Recognition in Adults With High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders: From Psychoacoustics to Cognition
The Relationship Between Stress and Social Functioning in Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorder and Without Intellectual Disability
Fronto-Temporal Connectivity is Preserved During Sung but Not Spoken Word Listening, Across the Autism Spectrum
Atypical Hemispheric Specialization for Faces in Infants at Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder
Family Quality of Life and ASD: The Role of Child Adaptive Functioning and Behavior Problems
Learning Language in Autism: Maternal Linguistic Input Contributes to Later Vocabulary
Consanguinity in India and Its Association With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Recently Published Issues
Treatment Research in ASD
Autism Treatment Research
Since the launch of Autism Research, there have been exciting advances in the genetics and neuroscience of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Concomitantly, there has been a significant increase in the number of well-designed and controlled treatment studies, reflecting both the development of new, more effective developmental and behavioral interverntions, as well as pressure for research that addresses the immediate needs of affected individuals. READ MORE...
Improvement in Social Deficits in Autism Spectrum Disorders Using a Theatre-Based, Peer-Mediated Intervention
Blythe A. Corbett, Deanna M. Swain, Catherine Coke, David Simon, Cassanda Newsom, Nea Houchins-Juarez, Ashley Jenson, Lily Wang, Yanna Song
Social Emotional NeuroScience Endocrinology Theatre is a novel intervention program aimed at improving reciprocal social interaction in youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) using behavioral strategies and theatrical techniques in a peer-mediated model. Previous research using a 3-month model sowed improvement in face perception, social interaction, and reductions in stress. The current study assessed a 2-week summer camp model. Typically developing peers were trained and paired with ASD youth (8-17 years). READ MORE...
Improved AUR Turnaround Times:
26 Days to Final Decision as of April 1st 2015
Recently Published Articles
New Editor-in-Chief and restructuring of the editorial board!
Autism Research welcomes its new Editor-in-Chief and new Associate Editors. Associate Editors will now be responsible for coordinating the peer review process of articles for various sections of the journal. The journal will expand its coverage to all areas of modern research on autism spectrum and related disorders. The new organizational structure will increase the speed to the first decision and will insure the fair review of papers related to all areas of autism research. The new editorial staff will also increase the number of review papers published by the journal to aid in the education of the INSAR membership. Beginning in January of 2015, Autism Research is published online only.
David G. Amaral, Ph.D.
UC Davis MIND Institute
Evdokia Anagnostou, MD
Bloorview Research Institute (Treatment - including clinical trials)
Peter Mundy, Ph.D.
UC Davis MIND Institute (Psychology/Cognitive Neuroscience)
Ralph-Axel Müller, Ph.D.
San Diego State University (Neuroimaging/Neuropathology)
Craig J. Newschaffer, Ph.D.
A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, Drexel University (Environmental Factors - Epidemiology, Immunology)
James S. Sutcliffe, Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University (Omics)
Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele, MD
Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute (Model Systems - animal, cellular and computational)