Faja Laboratory | Publications

Hudac CM, Stessman HAF, DesChamps TD, Kresse A, Faja S, Neuhaus E, Webb SJ, Eichler EE, Bernier RA. Exploring the heterogeneity of neural social indices for genetically distinct etiologies of autism. J Neurodev Disord. 2017; 9:24.

Faja S, Clarkson T, Webb SJ. Neural and behavioral suppression of interfering flankers by children with and without autism spectrum disorder. Neuropsychologia. 2016 Dec; 93(Pt A):251-261.

Faja S, Dawson G, Aylward E, Wijsman EM, Webb SJ. Early event-related potentials to emotional faces differ for adults with autism spectrum disorder and by serotonin transporter genotype. Clin Neurophysiol. 2016 06; 127(6):2436-47.

Webb SJ, Neuhaus E, Faja S. Face perception and learning in autism spectrum disorders. Q J Exp Psychol (Hove). 2017 05; 70(5):970-986.

Faja S, Dawson G, Sullivan K, Meltzoff AN, Estes A, Bernier R. Executive function predicts the development of play skills for verbal preschoolers with autism spectrum disorders. Autism Res. 2016 Dec; 9(12):1274-1284.

Neuhaus E, Kresse A, Faja S, Bernier RA, Webb SJ. Face processing among twins with and without autism: social correlates and twin concordance. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 2016 Jan; 11(1):44-54.

Naples A, Nguyen-Phuc A, Coffman M, Kresse A, Faja S, Bernier R, McPartland JC. A computer-generated animated face stimulus set for psychophysiological research. Behav Res Methods. 2015 Jun; 47(2):562-70.

Naples A, Nguyen-Phuc A, Coffman M, Kresse A, Faja S, Bernier R, McPartland JC. Erratum to: A computer-generated animated face stimulus set for psychophysiological research. Behav Res Methods. 2015 Jun; 47(2):571.

Faja S, Dawson G. Reduced delay of gratification and effortful control among young children with autism spectrum disorders. Autism. 2015 Jan; 19(1):91-101.

Faja, S & Dawson, G. (2014). Brief Report: Performance on the Dimensional Change Card Sort and Backward Digit Span by young children with autism without intellectual disability. Child Neuropsychology, 20, 692-9.

Faja, S & Dawson, G. (2013). Reduced delay gratification and effortful control among young children with autism spectrum disorders. Autism: International Journal of Research and Practice, Epub.

Faja, S, Murias, M, Beauchaine, TP, & Dawson, G. (2013). Reward-based decision making and electrodermal responding by young children with autism spectrum disorders during a gambling task. Autism Research, 6, 494-505.

Faja, S, & Dawson, G. (2013). Autism spectrum disorders. In T. P. Beauchaine & S. P. Hinshaw (Eds.), Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, Second Edition (649-684). Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 

Carlson, SM, Zelazo, PD, & Faja, S. (2013). Executive function. In P. D. Zelazo (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Developmental Psychology (pp. 706-743). New York: Oxford University Press.

Faja, S, Webb, SJ, Jones, E, Merkle, K, Kamara, D, Bavaro, J, Aylward, E, & Dawson, G. (2012). The effects of face expertise training on the behavioral performance and brain activity of adults with high functioning autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 42, 278-293.

Dawson, G, Jones, E, Merkle, K, Venema, K, Lowy, R, Faja, S, Kamara, D, Murias, M, Greenson, J, Winters, J, Smith, M, Rogers, S, & Webb, SJ. (2012). Early behavioral intervention is associated with normalized brain activity in young children with autism. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 51, 1150-1159.

Faja, S, Webb, SJ, Merkle, K, Aylward, E, & Dawson, G. (2009). Brief report: Face configuration accuracy and processing speed among adults with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 39, 532-538.

Munson, J, Faja, S, Meltzoff, A, Abbott, R, & Dawson, G. (2008). Neurocognitive predictors of social and communicative developmental trajectories in preschoolers with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 14, 956–966.

Faja, S, Aylward, E, Bernier, R, & Dawson, G. (2008). Becoming a face expert: A computerized face training program. Developmental Neuropsychology, 33, 1-24.

Plesa Skwerer, D, Verbalis, A, Schofield, C, Faja, S, & Tager-Flusberg, H. (2006). Social-perceptual abilities in adolescents and adults with Williams syndrome. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 23, 338-349.

Munson, J, Dawson, G, Abbott, R, Faja, S, Webb, SJ, Friedman, S, Shaw, D, Artru, A, & Dager, S. (2006). Amygdalar volume and behavioral development in autism. Archives of General Psychiatry, 63, 686-693.

Faja, S, & Dawson, G. (2006). Early intervention for young children with autism. In J. Luby (Ed.) Handbook of Preschool Mental Health: Development, Disorders and Treatment (pp. 388-416). New York: Guilford Press.

Dawson, G, Webb, SJ, Wijsman, E, Schellenberg, G, Estes, A, Munson, J, & Faja, S. (2005). Neurocognitive and electrophysiological evidence of altered face processing in parents of children with autism: Implications for a model of abnormal development of social brain circuitry in autism. Development and Psychopathology, 17, 679-697.

Tager-Flusberg, H, Plesa Skwerer, D, Faja, S, & Joseph, RM. (2003). People with Williams syndrome process faces holistically. Cognition, 89, 11-24.