Autism and Neurodevelopment

How the social brain develops and how infants and children learn about the social world is key to the work of the investigators in the social neuroscience pod. Using eye tracking, dense-array electroencephalography, and neuroimaging, the autism and neurodevelopment pod members focus on developmental disorders such as autism and other neuropsychiatric disorders to understand the developmental trajectory of social cognition.

Jou Group

The Jou Lab collaborates with other research teams in order to characterize the neurobiology of autism by studying brain structure and underlying connections using neuroimaging technology.

Ventola Lab

The Ventola Lab focuses on behavioral treatment, specifically Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT) for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

McPartland Lab

We use clinical neuroscience to investigate autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Clinical work informs our understanding of the autism and its related behaviors, and helps us appreciate what is...

Chawarska Lab

We focus on early social and affective development of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other disabilities. We aim to discover biomarkers of social and emotional...