Project

Markers of autism spectrum disorder in young children: a longitudinal eye tracking study

Duration
01 June 2018 → 31 May 2020
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Clinical and counseling psychology
    • Developmental psychology and ageing
    • Other psychology and cognitive sciences
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Psychiatry and psychotherapy
    • Psychiatry and psychotherapy
    • Nursing
    • Other paramedical sciences
    • Psychiatry and psychotherapy
Keywords
Autism spectrum disorder attention social preference marker
 
Project description

In 2 multi-center studies, in which potential markers for autism spectrum disorder are identified and validated, eye tracking technology is used with babies and preschoolers with (risk on) autism spectrum disorder and with control groups. Eye tracking tasks include face pop-out, social scenes, gap-overlap attentional task, visual saliency and pupillary light reflex.