research data . Dataset . 2019

Identifying prognostic markers in autism spectrum disorder using eye tracking

Bacon, Elizabeth C; Moore, Adrienne; Lee, Quimby; Carter Barnes, Cynthia; Courchesne, Eric; Pierce, Karen;
  • Published: 25 Oct 2019
  • Publisher: SAGE Journals
Abstract
While many children with autism spectrum disorder are now detected at young ages given the rise in screening and general awareness, little is known regarding the prognosis of early detected children. The brain is shaped by experience-dependent mechanisms; thus, what a child pays attention to plays a pivotal role in shaping brain development. Eye tracking can provide an index of a child’s visual attention and, as such, holds promise as a technology for revealing prognostic markers. In this, 49 children aged 1–3 years with autism spectrum disorder participated in an eye-tracking test, the GeoPref Test, that revealed preference for social versus nonsocial images. N...
Subjects
free text keywords: 170199 Psychology not elsewhere classified, 110319 Psychiatry (incl. Psychotherapy), 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified, 130312 Special Education and Disability, Education, FOS: Psychology, FOS: Clinical medicine, FOS: Health sciences, FOS: Educational sciences
Abstract
While many children with autism spectrum disorder are now detected at young ages given the rise in screening and general awareness, little is known regarding the prognosis of early detected children. The brain is shaped by experience-dependent mechanisms; thus, what a child pays attention to plays a pivotal role in shaping brain development. Eye tracking can provide an index of a child’s visual attention and, as such, holds promise as a technology for revealing prognostic markers. In this, 49 children aged 1–3 years with autism spectrum disorder participated in an eye-tracking test, the GeoPref Test, that revealed preference for social versus nonsocial images. N...
Subjects
free text keywords: 170199 Psychology not elsewhere classified, 110319 Psychiatry (incl. Psychotherapy), 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified, 130312 Special Education and Disability, Education, FOS: Psychology, FOS: Clinical medicine, FOS: Health sciences, FOS: Educational sciences
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