Publications

2019

Wadge, H., Brewer, R., Bird, G., Toni, I., & Stolk, A. (2019). Communicative Misalignment in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Cortex https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0010945219300188?via%3Dihub

Hobson, H., Brewer, R., Catmur, C., & Bird, G. The role of language in alexithymia: moving towards a multi-route model of alexithymia (2019). Emotion Review

Coll, M., Murphy, J., Catmur, C., Bird, G., & Brewer, R. (in press). The importance of stimulus variability when studying face processing using Fast Periodic Visual Stimulation: A novel ‘Mixed-Emotions’ paradigm. Cortexhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2018.01.012

2018

Cage, E., Di Monaco, J. & Newell, V. (2018). Experiences of autism acceptance and mental health in autistic adults. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 48(2), 473 – 484. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10803-017-3342-7

Lucas, R., James, A.I. & Cage, E. (2018). Short note: Expectations of the university to post-graduation transition of students with mental health conditions. Psychology Teaching Review, 24(1), 79 – 81.

Murphy, J., Brewer, R., Hobson, H., Catmur, C., & Bird, G. (2018). Is alexithymia characterised by impaired interoception? Further evidence, the importance of control variables, and the problems with the Heartbeat Counting Task. Biological Psychology https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2018.01.012

Murphy, J., Millgate, E., Geary, H., Ichijo, E., Coll, M., Brewer, R., Catmur, C., & Bird, G. (2018). Knowledge of resting heart rate mediates the relationship between intelligence and the heartbeat counting task. Biological Psychiatry, 133, 1-3. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2018.01.012

Edey, R., Brewer, R., Bird, G., & Press, C. (2018). Typical auditory-motor and enhanced visual-motor temporal synchronization in adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-018-3725-4

Brewer, R., Cook, R., Catmur, C., Cardi, V., Treasure, J., & Bird, G. (2018). Alexithymia explains increased empathic personal distress in individuals with and without Eating Disorders. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1747021818816051

Edey, R., Cook, J., Brewer, R., Bird, G., Press, C. (2018). Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder are sensitive to the kinematic features defining natural human motion. Autism Research https://doi.org/10.1002/aur.2052

2017

Hogeeveen, J., Hobson, H., Brewer, R., & Bird, G. (2017). Language and alexithymia: Evidence for the role of the inferior frontal gyrus in acquired alexithymia. Neuropsychologia https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0028393217305092?via%3Dihub

Bolis, D., Balsters, J.H., Wenderoth, N., Becchio, C., Schilbach, L. (2017): Beyond Autism: Introducing the Dialectical Misattunement Hypothesis and a Bayesian Account of Intersubjectivity. Psychopathology 50:355–372. https://doi.org/10.1159/000484353See Computational approaches to understanding others’

Di Martino, A., O’Connor, D., Chen, B., Alaerts, K., Anderson, J. S., Assaf, M., Balsters, J.H., et al. (2017). Enhancing studies of the connectome in autism using the autism brain imaging data exchange II. Scientific Data, 4, 170010. http://doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2017.10 – See Brain Connectivity in Autistic Individuals

Balsters, J., Mantini, D., & Wenderoth, N. (2017). Connectivity-based parcellation reveals distinct cortico-striatal connectivity fingerprints in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Neuroimage. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.02.019See Brain Connectivity in Autistic Individuals

Balsters, J., Apps, M. A. J., Bolis, D., Lehner, R., Gallagher, L., & Wenderoth, N. (2017). Disrupted prediction errors index social deficits in autism spectrum disorder. Brain, 140(Pt 1), 235–246. http://doi.org/10.1093/brain/aww287See Computational approaches to understanding others’

Murphy, J., Brewer, R., Catmur, C., & Bird, G. (2017). Interoception and psychopathology: A developmental neuroscience perspective. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 45-56. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dcn.2016.12.006See Interoception

Brewer, R., Biotti, F., Bird, Geoffrey, Gray, K.H. & Cook, R. (2017). Typical integration of emotion cues from bodies and faces in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Cognition, 165, 82-87. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2017.05.011 – See Emotional understanding and alexithymia

2016

Kassraian Fard, P., Matthis, C., Balsters, J., Maathuis, M. H., & Wenderoth, N. (2016). Promises, Pitfalls, and Basic Guidelines for Applying Machine Learning Classifiers to Psychiatric Imaging Data, with Autism as an Example. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 7(8), 329. http://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2016.00177 – See Brain Connectivity in Autistic Individuals

Balsters, J., Mantini, D., Apps, M. A. J., Eickhoff, S. B., & Wenderoth, N. (2016). Connectivity-based parcellation increases network detection sensitivity in resting state fMRI: An investigation into the cingulate cortex in autism. NeuroImage: Clinical, 11, 494–507. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.nicl.2016.03.016 – See Brain Connectivity in Autistic Individuals

Lehner, R., Balsters, J., Herger, A., Hare, T. A., & Wenderoth, N. (2016). Monetary, Food, and Social Rewards Induce Similar Pavlovian-to-Instrumental Transfer Effects. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 10, 247. http://doi.org/10.3389/fnbeh.2016.00247 – See Motivation and social interaction

Cage, E., Bird, G., & Pellicano, E. (2016). Reputation management in children on the autism spectrum. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 46 (12), 3798-3811. doi:10.1007/s10803-016-2923-1

Cage, E., Bird, G., & Pellicano, E. (2016) “I am who I am”: Reputational concerns in adolescents with autism. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 25, 12 – 23. doi:10.1016/j.rasd.2016.01.010

Oakely, B., Brewer, R., Catmur, C., & Bird, G. (2016). ‘Theory of Mind’ is not Theory of Emotion: A cautionary note on the Reading the Mind in the Eyes Test. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 125(6), 818-823. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/abn0000182 – See Emotional understanding and alexithymia

Brewer, R., Cook, R., & Bird, G. (2016). Alexithymia: A general deficit of interoceptive awareness. Royal Society Open Science, 3(10), 150664. – See Interoception

Edey, R., Cook, J., Brewer, R., Johnson, M., Bird, G., & Press, C. (2016). Interaction takes two: Typical adults exhibit mind-blindness towards those with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 125(7), 879-885. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/abn0000199

Sowden, S., Brewer, R., Catmur, C., & Bird, G. (2016). The specificity of the link between alexithymia, interoception and imitation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 42(11), 1687-1692. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/xhp0000310 – See Interoception

2015

Brewer, R., Collins, F., Cook, R., & Bird, G. (2015). Atypical Trait Inferences From Facial Cues in Alexithymia. Emotion, 15(5), 637. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/emo0000066 – See Emotional understanding and alexithymia

Brewer, R.*, Biotti, F.*, Catmur, C., Press, C., Happé, F., Cook, R., & Bird, G. (2015). Can Neurotypical Individuals Read Autistic Facial Expressions? Atypical Production of Emotional Facial Expressions in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Autism Research, 9(2), 262-271. https://doi.org/10.1002/aur.1508 – See Emotional understanding and alexithymia

Brewer, R., Marsh, A. A., Catmur, C., Cardinale, E. M., Stoycos, S., Cook, R., & Bird, G. (2015). The impact of Autism Spectrum Disorder and alexithymia on judgments of moral acceptability. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 124(3), 589. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/abn0000076 – See Emotional understanding and alexithymia

Brewer, R., Happé, F., Cook, R., Bird, G. (2015). Commentary on “Autism, oxytocin and interoception.”: Alexithymia, not Autism Spectrum Disorders, is the consequence of interoceptive failure. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 56, 348-353. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2015.07.006 – See Interoception

2014 & Older

Apps, M. A. J., Lockwood, P. L., & Balsters, J. (2013). The role of the midcingulate cortex in monitoring others’ decisions. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 7, 251. http://doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2013.00251See Computational approaches to understanding others’

Delmonte, S., Gallagher, L., O’Hanlon, E., McGrath, J., & Balsters, J. (2013). Functional and structural connectivity of frontostriatal circuitry in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, 430. http://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2013.00430 – See Brain Connectivity in Autistic Individuals

Cage, E., Pellicano, E., Shah, P., & Bird, G. (2013). Reputation management: Evidence for ability but reduced propensity in autism. Autism Research, 6 (5), 433 – 442. doi: 10.1002/aur.1313.

Cook, R.*, Brewer, R.*, Shah, P., & Bird, G. (2013). Alexithymia, not autism, predicts poor recognition of emotional facial expressions. Psychological Science, 24(5), 723–732. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797612463582 – See Emotional understanding and alexithymia

Cook, R.*, Brewer, R.*, Shah, P., & Bird, G. (2014). Intact facial adaptation in autistic adults. Autism Research, 7(4), 481–490. https://doi.org/10.1002/aur.1381 – See Facial identity recognition

Delmonte, S., Balsters, J., McGrath, J., Fitzgerald, J., Brennan, S., Fagan, A. J., & Gallagher, L. (2012). Social and monetary reward processing in autism spectrum disorders. Molecular Autism, 3(1), 7. http://doi.org/10.1186/2040-2392-3-7 – See Motivation and social interaction