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Stirling Autism Research (STAR) comprises a range of researchers from different disciplines

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Conducting high-quality research, which aims to better understand autism

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Engaging in inter-disciplinary research with other universities and service providers

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Facilitating collaborations and research across the autism community

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New Paper! The Self-Reference Effect on Perception

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STAR launches its new website!

This month sees the launch of our website and twitter page (@StirAutism). Please keep an eye on these pages for future news about the research we are doing, and opportunities to get involved!

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Best C, Moffat V, Power MJ, Owens D & Johnstone EC (2008)

The boundaries of the cognitive phenotype of autism: Theory of mind, central coherence and ambiguous figure perception in young people with autistic traits, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 38 (5), pp. 840-847.

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Harris J, Best C, Moffat V, Spencer M, Philip RCM, Power MJ & Johnstone EC (2008)

Autistic traits and cognitive performance in young people with mild intellectual impairment, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 38 (7), pp. 1241-1249.

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Riby DM & Hancock PJB (2009)

Do faces capture the attention of individuals with Williams syndrome or Autism? Evidence from tracking eye movements, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 39 (3), pp. 421-431.

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Riby DM, Hancock PJB, Jones N & Hanley M (2013)

Spontaneous and cued gaze-following in autism and Williams syndrome, Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 5 (13). Publisher DOIFull Text

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Gillespie-Smith KY, Riby DM, Hancock PJB & Doherty-Sneddon G (2014)

Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) attend typically to faces and objects presented within their picture communication systems, Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 58 (5), pp. 459-470. Publisher DOIFull Text

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Gillespie-Smith KY, Doherty-Sneddon G, Hancock PJB & Riby DM (2014)

That looks familiar: attention allocation to familiar and unfamiliar faces in children with autism spectrum disorder, Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 19 (6), pp. 554-569.

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Williams D, Jarrold C, Grainger C & Lind S (2014)

Diminished Time-Based, but Undiminished Event-Based, Prospective Memory Among Intellectually High-Functioning Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorder: Relation to Working Memory Ability, Neuropsychology, 28 (1), pp. 30-42.

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Grainger C, Williams D & Lind S (2014)

Online Action Monitoring and Memory for Self-Performed Actions in Autism Spectrum Disorder, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44 (5), pp. 1193-1206.

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Grainger C, Williams D & Lind S (2014)

Metacognition, Metamemory, and Mindreading in High-Functioning Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorder, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 123 (3), pp. 650-659.

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Best C, Arora S, Porter F & Doherty M (2015)

The Relationship Between Subthreshold Autistic Traits, Ambiguous Figure Perception and Divergent Thinking, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45 (12), pp. 4064-4073.

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Grainger C, Williams D & Lind S (2016)

Metacognitive monitoring and control processes in children with autism spectrum disorder: Diminished judgement of confidence accuracy, Consciousness and Cognition, 42, pp. 65-74.

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Grainger C, Williams D & Lind S (2016)

Recognition memory and source memory in autism spectrum disorder: A study of the intention superiority and enactment effects (Forthcoming/Available Online), Autism.

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Grainger C, Williams D & Lind S (2016)

Judgment of Learning Accuracy in High-functioning Adolescents and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 46 (11), pp. 3570-3582.

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Williams D, Bergstrom Z & Grainger C (2016)

Metacognitive monitoring and the hypercorrection effect in autism and the general population: Relation to autism(-like) traits and mindreading, Autism.

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Williams, D. Nicholson, T. & Grainger, C. (2017)

The Self-Reference Effect on Perception: Undiminished in Adults with Autism and No Relation to Autism Traits

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