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ERIC Number: EJ1115286
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Oct
Pages: 10
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ISSN: ISSN-0162-3257
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Brief Report: Early VEPs to Pattern-Reversal in Adolescents and Adults with Autism
Kovarski, K.; Thillay, A.; Houy-Durand, E.; Roux, S.; Bidet-Caulet, A.; Bonnet-Brilhault, F.; Batty, M.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v46 n10 p3377-3386 Oct 2016
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is characterized by atypical visual perception both in the social and nonsocial domain. In order to measure a reliable visual response, visual evoked potentials were recorded during a passive pattern-reversal stimulation in adolescents and adults with and without ASD. While the present results show the same age-related changes in both autistic and non-autistic groups, they reveal a smaller P100 amplitude in the ASD group compared to controls. These results confirm that early visual responses are affected in ASD even with a simple, non social and passive stimulation and suggest that they should be considered in order to better understand higher-level processes.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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