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Contribution #1: Neural substrates and mechanisms of social cognition in typical development

  1. Hudac, C.M., Schutte, A.R., Webb, S.J., & Sommerville, J.A. (under review). Infant encoding of violations of expectations: Evidence from event-related potentials. [Preprint]
  2. Hudac, C.M., Pospisil, J.W., & Sommerville, J.A. (in revision). Infant neural correlates of fairness expectations. [Preprint]
  3. Hudac, C.M., Naples, A., DesChamps, T.D., Coffman, M.C., Kresse, A., Ward, T., Mukerji, C., Aaronson, B., Faja, S., McPartland, J., & Bernier, R.A. (under review). Modeling effective connectivity of face processing in youth and adults. [Preprint]
  4. Cortesa, C.S., Hudac, C.M., & Molfese, D.L. (in revision). Dynamic effects of habituation and novelty detection on newborn event-related potentials. [Preprint]
  5. Hudac, C.M. (2018). Rapid dynamic modulation of ostracism neural responses following social priming. Social Neuroscience. 1-15. [PDF]
  6. Skinner, A.S. & Hudac, C.M. (2017)  “Yuck, you disgust me!” Affective bias against interracial couples. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 68, 68-77. [PDF]
  7. 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. [PDF]
  8. Nolte, T., Hudac, C.M., Mayes, L.C., Fonagy, P., Blatt, S.J., Pelphrey, K. (2010). The Effect of Attachment-Related Stress on the Capacity to Mentalize: An Fmri Investigation of the Biobehavioral Switch Model. Journal of American Psychoanalytic Association, 58, 3, 566-573.
  9. 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. [PDF]
  10. 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. [PDF]
Contribution #2: Neural substrates and mechanisms of sociocognitive processes in ASD

  1. Hudac, C.M., Cortesa, C.S. & Cress, C.J. (under review) Newborn brain markers associated with identified developmental disabilities at 3 years. [Preprint]
  2. Arnett, A.B., Hudac, C.M., DesChamps, T.D., Cairney, B.E., Gerdts, J., Wallace, A.S., Bernier, R.A., & Webb, S.J. (in press). Auditory perception is associated with implicit language learning and receptive language ability in autism spectrum disorder. Brain and Language, 187, 1-8. [PDF]
  3. 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 Cognition. [PDF]
  4. Pelphrey, K.A., Shultz, S., Hudac, C.M., & 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 [PDF]
  5. 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 direct and averted gaze in individuals with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. doi: 10.1007/s10803-011-1197-x. [PDF]
  6. 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. [PDF]
  7. 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. [PDF]
Contribution #3: Phenotype-Genotype relationships of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other neurodevelopmental disorders

  1. Hudac, C.M., DesChamps, T.D., Cairney, B.E., Dicriscio, A., Wallace, A.S., Taylor, C.M., Hoekzema, K., Turner, T.N., Troiani, V., Webb, S.J., Sanders, S.J. Eichler, E.E., & Bernier, R.A. (under review). Divergent dynamic neural patterns of attention associated with disruptive SCN2A variants. [Preprint]
  2. Hudac, C.M.*, Beighley, J.S.*, Arnett, A.B., Peterson, J.L., Gerdts, J., Wallace, A.S., Mefford, H., Hoekzema, K., Turner, T.N., O’Roak, B.J., Eichler, E.E., & Bernier, R.A. (under review). Clinical and behavioral phenotypes of carriers of mutations in CHD8 or its conserved target genes. [Preprint]
  3. 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. Vol 2017, Article ID 9371964, doi:10.1155/2017/9371964 [PDF]
  4. Earl, R.K., Turner, T.N., Mefford, H.C., Hudac, C.M., Gerdts, J., Eichler, E.E., & Bernier, R.A. (2017). Clinical phenotype of DYRK1A haploinsufficiency distinct from idiopathic autism and other ASD-associated gene mutations. Molecular Autism. [PDF]
  5. Wallace, A.S., Hudac, C.M., Berg, J., DesChamps, T.D., Steinman, K., & Bernier, R.A. (2017). 16p11.2 triplication case study: A summary of neurodevelopmental, behavioral, and medical findings. Clinical Case Reports. [PDF]
  6. Hudac, C.M., Stessman, H.A., DesChamps, T.D., Kresse, A., Faja, S., Neuhaus, E., 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. [PDF]
  7. 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. [PDF]
  8. 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. [PDF]
  9. 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. [PDF]
  10. Higdon, R.*, Kincade Earl, R.*, Stanberry, L., Hudac, C.M., Montague, E., Bernier, R.A., & Kolker, E. (2015). 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. [PDF]
Contribution #4: Building neural biomarkers of disease

  1. 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. [PDF]
  2. 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. [PDF]
  3. 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. [PDF]