Publications

In Press

  • Masterson, T., Dimitriou, F., Turko, K., & McPartland, J. (in press). Developing undergraduate coursework in autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. PMID: 23054203.
  • Webb, S., Bernier, R., Henderson, H., Johnson, M., Jones, E., Lerner, M., McPartland, J., Nelson, C., Rojas, D., Townsend, J. & Westerfield, M. (in press). Guidelines and best practices for electrophysiological data collection, analysis and reporting in autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. PMID: 23975145.
  • Volkmar, F. & McPartland, J. (in press). From Kanner to DSM-5: Autism as an evolving diagnostic concept. Clinical evaluation in multidisciplinary settings. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology.
  • Hashim, P., Travieso, R., Persing, J., Coffman, M., Mukerji, C., Naples, A., Tillman, R., Terner, J., Landi, N., Patel, A., Steinbacher, D., Mayes, L. & McPartland, J. (in press). Brain electrophysiology reveals intact processing of speech sounds in deformational plagiocephaly. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
  • Coffman, M., Anderson, L., Naples, A. & McPartland, J. (in press). Sex differences in social perception in children with ASD. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities.

2013

  • Lerner, M., McPartland, J. & Morris, J. (2013). Multimodal emotion processing in high-functioning autism spectrum disorders: An event-related potential study. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 3, 11-21. PMID: 23245216.  
  • Mazefsky, C., McPartland, J., Gastgeb, H. & Minshew, N. (2013). Brief report: Comparability of DSM-IV and DSM-5 ASD research samples. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43(5), 1236-1242. PMID: 23011251; PMCID: PMC3635090. 
  • Voos, A., Pelphrey, K., Tirrell, J., Bolling, D., Vander Wyk, B., Kaiser, M., McPartland, J., Volkmar, F. & Ventola, P. (2013). Neural mechanisms of improvements in social motivation after pivotal response treatment: Two Case Studies. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43(1), 1-10. PMID: 23104615.
  • Bernier, R., Aaronson, B. & McPartland, J. (2013). The role of imitation in the observed heterogeneity in EEG mu rhythm in autism spectrum disorders. Brain and Cognition, 82(1), 69-75. PMID: 23511847.

2012

  • Pelphrey, K. & McPartland, J. (2012). Brain development: Neural signature predicts autism’s emergence. Current Biology, 22(4),R127-128.PMID: 22361148
  • McPartland, J., Reichow, B. & Volkmar, F. (2012). Sensitivity and specificity of proposed DSM-V diagnostic criteria for autism spectrum disorder.Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 51(4), 368-383.PMID: 22449643
  • McPartland, J., Crowley, M., Perszyk, D., Mukerji, C., Naples, A., Wu, J. & Mayes, L. (2012). Preserved reward outcome processing in ASD as revealed by event-related potentials. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 4:16. PMID: 22958616; PMCID: PMC3436639.
  • Tanaka, J., Wolf, J., Klaiman, C., Koenig, K., Cockburn, J., Herlihy, L., Brown, C., Stahl, S., South, M., McPartland, J., Kaiser, M. & Schultz, R. (2012). The perception and identification of facial emotions in individuals with autism spectrum disorders using the Let’s Face It! Emotion Skills Battery. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 53(12), 1259-1267. PMID: 22780332; PMCID: PMC3505257.
  • Lerner, M., Morris, J., McPartland, J. (2012). Processing of emotional faces and voices in Autism Spectrum Disorders: ERP Correlates and Interaction with Social Knowledge. Psychophysiology, 49 (Suppl. 1), S7. 
  • McPartland, J. & Pelphrey, K. (2012). The implications of social neuroscience for social disability. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.PMID: 22456816

2011

  • McPartland, J., Webb, S., Keehn, B. & Dawson, G. (2011). Patterns of visual attention to faces and objects in autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 41,148-157. PMID: 20499148
  • Bolling, D., Pitskel, N., Deen, B., Crowley, M., McPartland, J., Mayes, L. & Pelphrey, K. (2011). Dissociable brain mechanisms for processing social exclusion and rule violation. NeuroImage,54(3), 2462-2471. PMID: 20974272.
  • Carter, A. & McPartland, J. (2011). Sara S. Sparrow (1933-2010). American Psychologist, 66(2),144.
  • McPartland, J., Crowley, M., Perszyk, D., Naples, A., Mukerji, C., Wu, J., Molfese, P., Bolling, Z., Pelphrey, K., Klin, A. & Mayes, L. (2011). Temporal dynamics reveal atypical brain response to social exclusion in autism.  Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 1(3),271-279. PMID: 21731598
  • Bolling, D., Pitskel, N., Deen, B., Crowley, M., McPartland, J., Kaiser, M., Vander Wyk, B., Wu, J., Mayes, L. & Pelphrey, K. (2011). Enhanced neural responses to rule violation in children with autism: A comparison to social exclusion. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 1(3),280-294.PMID: 21743819
  • McPartland, J., Coffman, M. & Pelphrey, K. (2011). Recent advances in understanding the neural bases of autism spectrum disorder. Current Opinions in Pediatrics, 23(6), 628-632.PMID: 21970830.
  • McPartland, J., Wu, J., Bailey, C., Mayes, L., Schultz, R. & Klin, A. (2011). Atypical neural specialization for social percepts in autism spectrum disorder. Social Neuroscience, 6(5-6),436-451. PMID: 21777159

2010

  • Cheung, C., Rutherford, H., Mayes, L. & McPartland, J. (2010). Neural responses to faces reflect social personality traits. Social Neuroscience, 5,351-359. PMID: 20544557
  • McPartland, J., Cheung, C., Perszyk, D. & Mayes, L. (2010). Face-related ERPs are modulated by point of gaze. Neuropsychologia, 48, 3657-3660. PMID: 20654637

2009 and prior

  • McPartland, J. & Volkmar, F. (2009). Current clinical practice in Asperger’s disorder.Psychiatric Times,26(11),52-56.
  • Wolf, J., Tanaka, J., Klaiman, C., Cockburn, J., Herlihy, L., Brown, C., South, M., McPartland, J., Kaiser, M., Phillips, R. & Schultz, R. (2008). Specific impairment of face processing abilities in children with autism spectrum disorder using the Let’s Face It!skills battery.Autism Research, 1,329-340. PMID: 19360688
  • McPartland, J. & Klin, A. (2006).  Asperger syndrome. Adolescent Medicine Clinics of North America17,771-788. PMID: 17030291
  • Dawson, G., Webb, S. & McPartland, J. (2005). Understanding the nature of face processing impairment in autism: Insights from behavioral and electrophysiological studies.Developmental Neuropsychology, 27,403-424. PMID: 15843104
  • Leff, H.S., McPartland, J., Banks, S., Dembling, B., Fisher, W. & Allen, I.E. (2004). Service quality as measured by service fit and mortality among public mental health system service recipients. Mental Health Services Research, 6, 93-107. PMID: 15224453.
  • McPartland, J., Dawson, G., Webb, S., Panagiotides, H. & Carver, L. (2004). Event-related brain potentials reveal anomalies in temporal processing of faces in autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines45,1235-1245. PMID: 15335344
  • Dawson, G., Webb, S., Carver, L., Panagiotides, H. & McPartland, J. (2004). Young children with autism show atypical brain responses to fearful versus neutral facial expressions of emotion. Developmental Science7,340-359. PMID: 15595374
  • Carver, L., Dawson, G., Panagiotides, H., Meltzoff, A., McPartland, J., Gray, J. & Munson, J. (2003). Age-related differences in neural correlates of face recognition during the toddler and preschool years. Developmental Psychobiology42,148-159. PMID: 12555279.
  • Dawson, G., Munson, J., Estes, A., Osterling, J., McPartland, J., Toth, K., Carver, L. & Abbott, R. (2002). Neurocognitive function and joint attention ability in young children with autism spectrum disorder versus developmental delay. Child Development, 73,345-358. PMID:11949896
  • Dawson, G., Carver, L., Meltzoff, A., Panagiotides, H. & McPartland, J. (2002). Neural correlates of face and object recognition in young children with autism spectrum disorder, developmental delay, and typical development. Child Development, 73,700-717. PMID:12038546
  • Dawson, G., Osterling, J., Rinaldi, J., Carver, L. & McPartland, J. (2001). Brief report: Recognition memory and stimulus-reward associations: Indirect support for the role of ventromedial prefrontal dysfunction in autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 31, 337-341. PMID: 11518486; PMCID: PMC3651041

2013

  • Coffman, M., Bernier, R. Naples, A. Kresse, A., Mukerji, C., Tillman, R. & McPartland, J. (November, 2013). Affective face perception is related to social behavior in children with autism. Paper presented at the Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA.
  • Tillman, R., Rolison, M., Righi, G., Mukerji., C., Naples, A., Coffman, M., Cuevas, C., Foss-Feig, J., Hashim, P. & McPartland., J. (2013, November). Developmental electrophysiological indices of biological motion and audio-visual integration in infants at-risk for autism. Paper presented at the Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA.
  • Hashim, P., Travieso, R., Terner, J., Coffman, M., Mukerji, C., Tillman, R., Naples, A., Steinbacher, D., Mayes, L., McPartland, J. & Persing, J. (2013, September). Evaluating neural development in deformational plagiocephaly and craniosynostosis using event-related potentials. Paper presented at the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons 30th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.
  • Coffman, M., Shultz, S., Jones, W., Klin, A., McPartland, J. (2013, May). Modulatory effect of context on children with ASD. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Sebastian, Spain.
  • Cuevas, C., Naples, A., Cheung, C. H., Mayes, L., & McPartland, J. C. (2013, May). Gamma synchronization during face processing is associated with social motivation. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Sebastian, Spain.
  • Desai, A., Naples, A., Coffman, M., Mukerji, C. E., Tillman, R., Kresse, A., Bernier, R., & McPartland, J. C. (2013, May). Relative contribution of autistic traits versus alexithymic traits in the neural processing of social information. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Sebastian, Spain.
  • Hashim, P., Coffman, M., Mukerji, C. E., Tillman, R., Perszyk, D., Terner, J. S., Travieso, R., Landi, N., Mayes, L., Persing, J. A., & McPartland, J. C. (2013, May). Specificity of atypical neural development for language in infants at-risk for ASD. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Sebastian, Spain.
  • McPartland, J. C., Naples, A., Coffman, M., Kresse, A., Mukerji, C. E., & Bernier, R. (2013, May). Individual differences in affective social perception in ASD: Neural, behavioral, and psychiatric contributions. Paper presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Sebastian, Spain.
  • Naples, A., Coffman, M., Mukerji, C. E., Tillman, R., & McPartland, J. C. (2013, May). Adolescents with ASD show attenuated neural responses to reciprocal eye contact. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Sebastian, Spain.
  • Mukerji, C., Naples, A., Bernier, R., Tillman, R., Perszyk, D., & McPartland, J. C. (2013, May). ERPs reveal atypical neural response during empathy for physical and social pain in ASD. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Sebastian, Spain.
  • Tillman, R., Rolison, M., Righi, G., Mukerji, C. E., Naples, A., Coffman, M., Foss-Feig, J. H., Hashim, P., & McPartland, J. C. (2013, May). Neural sensitivity to biological motion versus audio-visual synchrony in infants at risk for autism. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Sebastian, Spain.
  • Coffman, M., Shultz, S., Jones, W., Klin, A. & McPartland, J. (April, 2013). Children’s neural response to human faces is modulated by social context. Paper presented at the Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Seattle, WA.

2012

  • McPartland, J. (2012, October). Revisiting the social motivation hypothesis: Understanding heterogeneity in face perception in autism. Volkmar, F. (Chair). New Advances in Autism Research. Symposium at Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, San Francisco, CA.
  • Hashim, P., Travieso, R., Coffman, M., Mukerji, C. E., Tillman, R., Naples, A., Terner J. S., Mayes, L., McPartland, J., & Persing, J.A. (2012, September). Evaluating cognitive development in deformational plagiocephaly using event-related potentials. Paper presented at the 15th Biennial Congress of the International Society of Craniofacial Surgery. Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
  • Lerner, M., Morris, J. & McPartland, J. (2012, September). Processing of emotional faces and voices in autism spectrum disorders: ERP correlates and interaction with social knowledge. Friedman, B. (Chair). New Developments in the Psychophysiology of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Symposium at Annual Meeting of Society for Psychophysiological Research, New Orleans, LA.
  • McPartland, J., Righi, G., Mukerji, C., Coffman, M., Naples, A. & Mayes, L. (2012, August). Neural sensitivity to biological motion in infants at-risk for autism. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Orlando, FL.
  • Moseley, G., Naples, A., Bernier, R., Mukerji, C., Coffman, M., Righi, G., & McPartland, J. (2012, May). Animacy and intentionality in the mirror neuron system in the broader autism phenotype.Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Toronto, Canada.
  • Bernier, R., Aaronson, D. & McPartland, J. (2012, May). Sources of variable functionality of the execution/observation matching system in ASD.Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Toronto, Canada.

2011

  • Sukhodolsky, D., Bolling, D., Wu, J., Crowley, M., McPartland, J., Scahill, L. & Pelphrey, K. (2011, October). Cognitive behavior therapy for irritability and disruptive behavior in high-functioning autism: Pilot study of neurobiological mechanisms.Poster presented at the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Meeting, Toronto, Canada.
  • McPartland, J., Perszyk, D., Crowley, M., Naples, A. & Mayes, L. (2011, August). Visual attention modulates neural response to faces in children with autism. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC.
  • Cheung C., Perszyk, D., Mayes, L.C. & McPartland, J. (2011, May). Positions of gaze fixation influence face-related ERPs. Poster presented at the UCL/AFC Conference on the Implications of Research on the Neuroscience of Affect, Attachment and Social Cognition, London, UK. .
  • Mukerji, C. E., Bernier, R. A., Perszyk, D., Naples, A., Fogel, A. & McPartland, J. (2011, May).Neural mechanisms for empathy for physical and social pain and their relation to autistic traits.Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Diego, CA.
  • Naples, A., Perszyk, D., Crowley, M. J., Wu, J., Mayes, L. & McPartland, J. (2011, May). Face processing delays in ASD are robust to variations in visual attention.Paper presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Diego, CA.
  • Nguyen-Phuc, A.Y., Perszyk, D., Naples, A. & McPartland, J. (2011, May). Feature binding of social versus non-social stimuli in children with ASD.Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Diego, CA.
  • Perszyk, D., Crowley, M., Naples, A., Wu, J., Nguyen-Phuc, A., Viktorinova, M., Mayes, L. & McPartland, J. (2011, May). Neural mechanisms of reward processing in ASD.Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Diego, CA.
  • Sukhodolsky, D., Bolling, D., Wu, J., Crowley, M., McPartland, J., Scahill, L. & Pelphrey, K. (2011, May). Cognitive behavior therapy for irritability in high-functioning ASD: Pilot study of neurobiological mechanisms.Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Diego, CA.
  • Viktorinova, M., Perszyk, D., Wu, J., Naples, A., Rutherford, H., Mayes, L. & McPartland, J. (2011, May). Temporal dynamics of subliminal and supraliminal emotional face perception in individuals with autistic traits. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Diego, CA.
  • McPartland, J. Child psychopathology and neural probes of core processes (Discussant). (2011, April). Paper symposium presented at the Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Montreal, Canada.

2010

  • McPartland, J., Crowley, M., Molfese, P., Perszyk, D., Klin, A. & Mayes, L. (2010, August).Behavioral and brain responses to social exclusion in children with autism.Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Diego, CA.
  • McPartland, J., Crowley, M., Molfese, P., Perszyk, D., Klin, A. & Mayes, L. (2010, May). Neural correlates of social exclusion in autism spectrum disorder.Paper presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Kilroy, E., Cheung, C., Perszyk, D., Mayes, L. & McPartland, J. (2010, May). Autistic-like behaviors, social personality characteristics, and neural correlates of face perception in the general population.Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Perszyk, D., Molfese, P., Kilroy, E., Mayes, L., Klin, A. & McPartland, J. (2010, May).Developmental changes in brain bases of face perception as revealed by ERPs.Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Philadelphia, PA.

2009 and prior

  • McPartland, J., Schultz, R., Mayes, L. & Klin, A. (2009, August). Preserved neural specialization for non-social information in autism. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada.
  • Cheung, C., Morrow, V., Mayes, L. & McPartland, J. (2009, August). Neural correlates of cartoon versus human faces: A pilot study. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada.
  • McPartland, J., Wiu, J., Schultz, R. & Klin, A. (2009, May). Neural specialization for faces and letters in autism. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Chicago, IL.
  • Shultz, S., Jones, W., Klin, A. & McPartland, J. (2009, May). Immediate social context in face processing: An ERP study of autism.Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Chicago, IL.
  • McPartland, J., Bailey, C., Schultz, R. & Klin, A. (2008, May). Neural correlates of perceptual expertise in autism. Paper presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, London, UK.
  • Wolf, J., Tanaka, J., Klaiman, C., Koenig, K., Cockburn, J., Herlihy, L., Brown, C., Stahl, S., South, M., McPartland, J. & Schultz, R. (2008, May). Let’s Face It!: A computer-based intervention for strengthening face processing skills in individuals with autism spectrum disorders.Paper presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, London, UK.
  • Shultz, S., Jones, W., Klin, A. & McPartland, J. (2008, May). The role of context in face processing: An ERP study of adolescents with autism. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, London, UK.
  • McPartland, J., Klin, A. & Schultz, R. (2008, March). Non-social perceptual expertise in autism. Poster presented at the National Annual Meeting for Clinical and Translational Science Award Clinical Research Scholars, the NIH National Clinical Research Resources, and the Association for Clinical Research Training, Washington, DC.
  • McPartland, J., Dawson, G., Webb, S. & Keehn, B. (2005, May). Patterns of visual attention and face recognition in Asperger syndrome. Paper presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Boston, MA.
  • McPartland, J., Dawson, G., Webb, S. & Keehn, B. (2005, April). Object form and face recognition impairments in Asperger syndrome. Poster presented at the Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Atlanta, GA.
  • Webb, S., Keil, A., McPartland, J., Shook, J. & Dawson, G. (2005, April). Gamma activation during object perception and memory in teens with autism and typical development. Poster presented at the Meeting of the Annual Cognitive Neuroscience Society, New York, NY.
  • Webb, S., McPartland, J., Panagiotides, H. & Dawson, G. (2002, November). Gamma activity as a marker of facial processing abnormalities in children and adults with autism spectrum disorder. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Orlando, FL.
  • Dawson, G., Carver, L., Panagiotides, H. & McPartland, J. (2001, November). High-density event-related potentials to fear and neutral facial expressions by children with autism spectrum disorders. Paper presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Diego, CA.
  • McPartland, J., Dawson, G., Carver, L. & Panagiotides, H. (2001, November). Neural correlates of face processing in individuals with autism spectrum disorder. Paper presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Diego, CA.
  • Werner, E., Dawson, G., Munson, J., Osterling, J. & McPartland, J. (2001, November). Autistic regression and outcome at 3-4 years of age. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Diego, CA.
  • Dawson, G., Carver, L., Panagiotides, H. & McPartland, J. (2001, April). Neural correlates of face recognition in young children with autism and typical development. Paper presented at the Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis, MN.
  • McPartland, J. & Panagiotides, H. (2001, April). Neural correlates of face perception in autism. Poster presented at the Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Aylward, E., Dawson, G., Meltzoff, A., Panagiotides, H., Steury, K. & McPartland, J. (2000, February). Functional MRI of autistic individuals during a face perception task. Paper presented at the Meeting of the American Neuropsychiatric Association, Fort Myers, FL.
  • Carver, L., Dawson, G., Wewerka, S., Gray, J., Panagiotides, H., McPartland, J., Tribby-Walbridge, S., Rinaldi, J. & Werner, E. (1999, April). Neural correlates of recognition memory during the second year of life. Poster presented at the Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Ozonoff, S., Dawson, G. & McPartland, J. (2002). A parent’s guide to Asperger syndrome and high-functioning autism: How to meet the challenges and help your child thrive.  New York: Guilford. 
  • McPartland, J. (2009). Face and object perception in Asperger syndrome.Koln, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing.
  • McPartland, J. & Dawson, G. (in press). DSM-5 criteria for ASD: Research review and commentary. In T. Davis, S. White & T. Ollendick (Eds.), International Handbook of Autism and Anxiety. New York: Springer.
  • McPartland, J., Tillman, R., Yang, D., Bernier, R. & Pelphrey, K. (in press). The social neuroscience of autism spectrum disorder. In F. Volkmar, R. Paul, S. Rogers & K. Pelphrey (Eds.), Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders (4th ed). New York: Wiley & Sons.
  • Volkmar, F., Booth, L., McPartland, J. & Wiesner, L. (in press). Clinical evaluation in multidisciplinary settings. In F. Volkmar, R. Paul, S. Rogers & K. Pelphrey (Eds.), Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders (4th ed). New York: Wiley & Sons.
  • McPartland, J., Klin, A. & Volkmar, F. (Eds.). (in press). Asperger syndrome: Assessing and treating high-functioning autism spectrum disorders (2nd ed). New York: Guilford.