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Attentional differences in a driving hazard perception task in adults with autism spectrum disorders (2016)
Journal Article
Sheppard, E., van Loon, E., Underwood, G., & Ropar, D. (in press). Attentional differences in a driving hazard perception task in adults with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-016-2965-4

The current study explored attentional processing of social and non social stimuli in ASD within the context of a driving hazard perception task. Participants watched videos of road scenes and detected hazards while their eye movements were recorded.... Read More about Attentional differences in a driving hazard perception task in adults with autism spectrum disorders.

Difficulties predicting time-to-arrival in individuals with autism spectrum disorders (2016)
Journal Article
Sheppard, E., van Loon, E., Underwood, G., & Ropar, D. (2016). Difficulties predicting time-to-arrival in individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 28, doi:10.1016/j.rasd.2016.05.001

Background: Previous research suggests people with ASD may have various difficulties in processing and interacting with motion in the environment. We investigated whether individuals with ASD have difficulty judging the location of moving objects i... Read More about Difficulties predicting time-to-arrival in individuals with autism spectrum disorders.


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