Sasson, Noah J.
Noah Sasson's research interests involve Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). He is seeking to understand the perceptual and cognitive mechanisms that contribute to social dysfunction in ASD. Dr. Sasson also serves as the head of the Development and Social Cognition Lab.
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First Impressions of Adults with Autism Improve with Diagnostic Disclosure and Increased Autism Knowledge of Peers (Sage Publications Ltd, 2017-10-17)A practical consideration for many intellectually able adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is whether to disclose their diagnostic status or try to mask their autistic characteristics to avoid judgment and discrimination. ...
Outcomes of Real-World Social Interaction for Autistic Adults Paired with Autistic Compared to Typically Developing Partners Differences in social communication and interaction styles between autistic and typically developing have been studied in isolation and not in the context of real-world social interaction. The current study addresses this ...
Increased Reward Value of Non-Social Stimuli in Children and Adolescents with Autism An econometric choice task was used to estimate the implicit reward value of social and non-social stimuli related to restricted interests in children and adolescents with (n = 12) and without (n = 22) autism spectrum ...
Affective Responses by Adults with Autism Are Reduced to Social Images but Elevated to Images Related to Circumscribed Interests Individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) demonstrate increased visual attention and elevated brain reward circuitry responses to images related to circumscribed interests (CI), suggesting that a heightened affective ...