caitlinhudac Caitlin M. Hudac

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22   Hudac, C.M. (in press). Rapid dynamic modulation of ostracism neural responses following social priming.



Hudac, C.M., DesChamps, T.D., Arnett, A.B., Cairney, B.E., Ma, R., Webb, S.J., & Bernier, R.A. (2018). Early enhanced processing and delayed habituation to deviance sounds in autism spectrum disorder. Brain and Cognition123, 110-119.
20 Link Luhrs, K.*, Ward, T.,* Hudac, C.M., Gerdts, J., Stessman, H., Eichler, E.E., & Bernier, R.A. (2017). Familial rates of psychiatric disorders in children with autism spectrum disorders identified with genetic mutations. Autism Research and Treatment. doi:10.1155/2017/9371964



Hudac, C.M.*, Cortesa, C.S.*, Ledwidge, P.S., & Molfese, D.L. (2017). History of concussion impacts electrophysiological correlates of working memory. International Journal of Psychophysiology.
18 Link Earl, R.K., Hudac, C.M., Gerdts., J., Turner, T., Eichler, E.E., & Bernier, R.A. (2017). Clinical phenotype of DYRK1A haploinsufficiency distint from idiopathic autism and other ASD-associated gene mutations. Molecular Autism.
17   Wallace, A.S., Hudac, C.M., Berg, J., DesChamps, T.D., Steinman, K., & Bernier, R.A. (accepted). 16p11.2 triplication case study: A summary of neurocognitive, behavioral, and medical findings. Clinical Case Reports.
16 Link Hudac, C.M., Stessman, H.A., Kresse, A., DesChamps, T.D., Webb, S.J., Eichler, E.E., & Bernier, R.A. (2017). Exploring the heterogeneity of neural social indices for genetically distinct etiologies of autism. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 9(1), 24.
15   Ackerman, S.F., Schoenbrun, S., Hudac, C.M., & Bernier, R.A. (2017). Interactive effects of prenatal antidepressant exposure & likely gene disrupting mutations on the severity of autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, pp 1-8.
14 Link Bernier, R., Hudac, C.M., Chen, Q., Zeng, C., Wallace, A.S., Gerdts, J., Earl, R., Berg, J., Wolken, A., Peters, A., Hanson, E., Goin-Kochel, R.P., Kanne, S., Snyder, L.G., & Chung, W.K. on behalf of the Simons VIP consortium. (2017). Developmental trajectories for young children with 16p11.2 copy number variation. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics.
13 Link Skinner, A.S. & Hudac, C.M. (2017). “Yuck, you disgust me!” Affective bias against interracial couples. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 68, 68-77.
12 Link Hudac, C.M.*, Kresse, A.*, Aaronson, B., DesChamps, T.D., Webb, S.J., & Bernier, R.A. (2015). Modulation of mu attenuation to social stimuli in children and adults with 16p11.2 deletions and duplications. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders. 7(1), 1.
11 PDF Higdon, R.*, Kincade Earl, R.*, Stanberry, L., Hudac, C.M., Montague, E., Bernier, R.A., & Kolker, E. (in press). The promise of multi-omics and clinical data integration to identify and target personalized healthcare approaches in Autism Spectrum Disorders. OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology, 2015.
10   Pelphrey, K.P., Vandery Wyk, B.C., Shultz, S., & Hudac, C.M. (2014). Social brain function and its development: New insights into autism spectrum disorders. In J. McPartland, A. Kin, & F.R. Volkmar (Ed.), Asperger Syndrome, Second Edition: Assessing and treating high-functioning autism spectrum disorders. (pp. 415-440) New York, NY: Guilford Publications, Inc.
9 PDF Nolte, T., Bolling, D.Z., Hudac, C.M., Fonagy, P., Mayes, L., & Pelphrey, K.A. (2013). Brain mechanisms underlying the impact of attachment-related stress on social cognition. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7:816. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00816
8 PDF Molfese, D.L., Ivanenko, A., Key, F., Roman, A., Molfese, V.J., O’Brien, L.M., Gozal, D., Kota, S., & Hudac, C.M. (2013). A One-Hour Sleep Restriction Impacts Brain Processing in Young Children Across Tasks: Evidence From Brain Recordings. Developmental Neuropsychology, 38:5, 317-336, doi:10.1080/87565641.2013.799169.
7 PDF Hudac, C.M., Kota, S., Nedrow, J.L., & Molfese, D.L. (2012). Neural mechanisms underlying neuro-optometric rehabilitation following traumatic brain injury. Eye and Brain. 2012:4, 1-12. doi: 10.2147/EB.S27290
6 PDF Pelphrey, K.A., Hudac, C.M., Shultz, S., & Vander Wyk, B.C. (2011). Research Review: Constraining Heterogeneity: The social brain and its development in autism. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7610.2010.02349.x
5 PDF Pitskel, N.B., Bolling, D.Z., Hudac, C.M., Lantz, S.D., Minshew, N.J., Vander Wyk, B.C., & Pelphrey, K.P. (2011). Brain mechanisms for processing a social approach in autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. doi: 10.1007/s10803-011-1197-x.
4 PDF Kaiser, M. D., Hudac, C. M., Shultz, S., Lee, S., Cheung, C., Berken, A. M., Deen, B., Pitskel, N. B., Sugrue, D. R., Voos, A. C., Saulnier, C. A., Ventola, P., Wolf, J.M., Klin, A., Vander Wyk, B. C., & Pelphrey, K. A. (2010). Neural signatures of autism. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107, 49, 21223-21228.
3 PDF Perlman, S.B., Hudac, C.M., Pegors, T., Minshew, N.J., & Pelphrey, K.A. (2010). Experimental manipulation of face-evoked activity in the fusiform gyrus of individuals with autism. Social Neuroscience. 1747-1927.
2 PDF Vander Wyk, B.C., Ramsay, G.J., Hudac, C.M., Jones, W., Lin, D., Klin, A., & Pelphrey, K.A. (2010). Cortical integration of audio-visual information. Brain and Cognition, 74, 97-106.
1 PDF Vander, Wyk, B.C., Hudac, C.M., Carter, E.J., Sobel, D.M., & Pelphrey, K.A. (2009). Action understanding in the superior temporal sulcus region. Psychological Science, 20, 6, 771-777.
  1. Hudac, C.M., Naples, A., DesChamps, T.D., Coffman, M.C., Kresse, A., Ward, T., Mukerji, C., Aaronson, B., Faja, S., McPartland, J.C., and Bernier, R.A. (2018). Modeling effective connectivity of face processing in youth and adults.
  2. Hudac, C.M., Popasil, J., & Sommerville, J.A. (2017) Infant brain correlates of fairness expectations.
  3. Hudac, C.M., Schutte, A.R., Webb, S.J., & Sommerville, J.A. (2017). Infant knowledge of emotional consequences following a violation of expectations: Evidence from event-related potentials.
  4. Hudac, C.M., Cortesa, C.S., & Cress, C.J. (2017). Brief report: Dynamic newborn electrophysiological correlates associated with speech/language impairment at 3 years.
  5. Bernier, R.A., Hudac, C.M., Kincaid, R.E., Trinh, S., Booth-LaForce, C., & Guralnick, M. (2017). Clinician derived social profiles predict play and friendships with peers in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  6. Chernyavskiy, P., Hudac, C.M., Marx, D.B., & Molfese, D.L. (2017).A quantitative approach to the diagnosis of head injuries through a spatio-temporal model of the electrophysiological assessment of working memory.

Theme 1: Early emergent social cognition

  1. Hudac, C.M. & Schutte, A.R. (2017). Dynamic neural models of infant word learning and mental state attribution. Manuscript in preparation.

Theme 2: Divergent social cognition

  1. Hudac, C.M., Barbeau, A., Coffman, M., Naples, A., Kresse, A., Faja, S., Ward, T., Mukerji, C., Aaronson, B., McPartland, J.*, & Bernier, R.A.* (2017). "Ineffective" effective connectivity in ASD social brain systems involved in face processing. Manuscript in preparation.
  2. Hudac, C.M. & Webb, S.J. (2017). Stability and habituation of the N170 in autism. Manuscript in preparation.

Other projects in social cognition

  1. Hudac, C.M. (2017) Correspondence between fMRI and ERP support the role of the superior temporal sulcus during action understanding. Manuscript in preparation.

Other work in autism

  1. Earl, R.K., Hudac, C.M., Ward, T., Gerdts, J., Eichler, E., & Bernier, R.A. (under review). Sleep issues in children with ASD and the impact of genetic ASD etiology.
  1. Hudac, C.M., DesChamps, T.D., Slattery, B., Ma, R., Wallace, A.S., Troiani, V., DiCriscio, A.S., Taylor, C., & Bernier, R.A. (May, 2017). Dynamic patterns of attention in children with rare SCN2A genetic variants. Oral presentation for symposium on “Building a phenotype: Discoveries of genetically distinct subtypes of ASD” at the annual International Meeting for Autism Research in San Francisco, CA.
  2. Hudac, C.M. (May, 2017). Panel chair for symposium on “Building a phenotype: Discoveries of genetically distinct subtypes of ASD ” at the annual International Meeting for Autism Research in San Francisco, CA.
  3. Hudac, C.M., Pospisil, J., & Sommerville, J.A. (April, 2017). Infant brain correlates of fairness expectations. Oral presentation for symposium on “The Development of Social Fairness” at the biannual Society for Research in Child Development in Austin, TX.
  4. Hudac, C.M. & Bernier, R.A. (March, 2017). EEG biomarkers of attention and learning associated with rare genetic variants. Oral presentation for symposium on “Electrophysiological Biomarkers of Risk Prediction and Outcome in Neurodevelopmental Disorders:  Methodological considerations and insights gained from studies in ASD, ID and ADHD” at the Gatlinburg Conference in San Antonio, TX.
  5. Hudac, C.M. as program organizer and co-chair of the University of Washington Postdoctoral Association. (May, 2016) Developing agency & effecting change through networking. Moderated panel discussion in Seattle, WA.
  6. Hudac, C.M., DesChamps, T.D., Webb, S.J., & Bernier, R.A. (May 2016). Atypical novelty detection ERP responses associated with genetic but not idiopathic ASD etiologies. Poster presentation at the annual International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) in Baltimore, M.D..
  7. Hudac, C.M. (2016, January). The eyes have it: Potential use for the integration of eye-tracking and single-trial MEG/EEG. Invited talk at the Institute of Learning and Brain Sciences seminar series.
  8. Hudac, C.M., Kresse, A., DesChamps, T., Webb, S.J., & Bernier, R.A. (2015, May). Biomarkers of social perception in children with ASD and loss of function gene mutations. Symposium oral presentation at the annual International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) in Salt Lake City, UT.
  9. Hudac, C.M., Sommerville, J., Webb, S.J., Cortesa, C., Schutte, A., & Molfese, D.L. (2015, March). Emergence of Theory of Mind. Poster presentation at the biannual Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) in Philadelphia, PA. [ PDF ] [ videos ]
  10. Hudac, C.M. & Skinner, A.L. (May 22-24, 2014) Arbitrary social decisions moderate the effect of ostracism. Presented at Association for Psychological Science (APS) annual convention in San Francisco, CA. [ PDF ]
  11. Hudac, C.M. & Schutte, A.R. (October 18-19, 2013). Dynamic neural fields models of infant theory of mind. Presented at Cognitive Development Society in Memphis, TN. [ PDF ]
  12. Hudac, C.M. (October 3, 2013). Correspondence between fMRI and ERP: Evidence for social brain networks involved in theory of mind. Presented at Nebraska Neuroscience Symposium in Omaha, NE. [ PDF ]
  13. Hudac, C.M., Haslam, J.A., & Garrison, G.M. (May 23-24, 2013). Modulation of neural mechanisms supporting emotion regulation across pubertal development. Presented at the Midwestern Social Development Consortium annual meeting in Lincoln, NE. [ PDF ]
  14. Hudac, C.M. & Molfese, D.L. (June 26, 2012). Electrophysiological correlates of theory of mind. Presentation at the Maryland Neuroimaging Center Summer Institute on Social Developmental Neuroscience. University of Maryland, College Park, MD. [ PDF ]
  15. Hudac, C.M., Petro, N., Meidlinger, K.M., Haslam, R., Kota, S., Nedrow, J.L., & Molfese, D.M. (2012, March). Correction of visual dysfunction following traumatic brain injury during Stroop color-naming task. Presented at the annual Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS) Meeting in Chicago, IL. [ PDF ]

Updated: August 2017