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James McPartland, PhD

Harris Professor in the Child Study Center; Director, Yale Developmental Disabilities Clinic; Director of Undergraduate Studies, Yale Child Study Center; Co-Director of Team Science, Yale Center for Clinical Investigation (YCCI)

Contact Information

James McPartland, PhD

Lab Location

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Child Study Center

    PO Box 207900, 230 South Frontage Road

    New Haven, CT 06520-7900

    United States

Extensive Research Description


    Research Interests

    Autistic Disorder; Child Development; Developmental Disabilities; Child Development Disorders, Pervasive; Psychology, Child; Evoked Potentials; Psychophysiology; Social Perception; Event-Related Potentials, P300; Asperger Syndrome

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    Selected Publications

    • Face and object perception in Asperger syndromeMcPartland, J. (2009). Face and object perception in Asperger syndrome. Koln, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing
    • The autism spectrum disordersMcPartland, J., Klin, A., Westphal, A. & Volkmar, F. (2008). The autism spectrum disorders. In A. Tasman, J. Kay, J. Lieberman, M. First & M. Maj (Eds.), Psychiatry (3rd ed., pp. 779-803). New York: Wiley.

    Clinical Trials

    ConditionsStudy Title
    Child Development & AutismTMS to Treat Core Social Deficits in Autism Spectrum Disorder
    Diseases of the Nervous System; Mental Health & Behavioral ResearchTeen Brain and Behavior Study
    Mental Health & Behavioral ResearchNeural Mechanisms for Social Interactions and Eye Contact in ASD
    Child Development & AutismPET Imaging Study for Young Adults with ASD
    Child Development & AutismUnderstanding Neurodevelopment in Autism
    Child Development & AutismThe Clinical Neuroscience of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
    Child Development & Autism; Genetics - Adult; Genetics - Pediatric; Mental Health & Behavioral ResearchPivotal Response Treatment for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders (PRT)