The Yale Early Social Cognition Lab, led by Dr. Chawarska, is a part of the Social Neuroscience Laboratory and the Yale Autism Program. Our goal is to decode the complex processes that underlie the typical and atypical development in visual social cognition during early childhood.
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published 5 February 2013
published 14 January 2013
New Publication: Context modulates attention to social scenes in toddlers with autism
published August 2012
New Lab Members
published 2 July 2012
We're happy to welcome Sophy Kim as a Post-Doctoral Associate and Emily Prince as a research fellow. This follows the recent departure of Grace Chen to pursue a Master's in education at Stanford. We have been thankful to have Grace as part of our group and look forward to collaborating with our new lab members. For more information about our lab’s members, please see our people page.
New Publication: Predicting Developmental Status from 12 to 24 Months in Infants at Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Preliminary Report
New Publication: Early Generalized Overgrowth in Boys with Autism
K. Chawarska, PhD; D. Campbell, PhD; L. Chen. PhD; F. Shic, PhD; A. Klin, PhD; J. Chang, PhD. (2011). Arch Gen Psychiatry, 68(10):1021-1031.
Baby Siblings Research Consortium
100 Years of Child Study @ Yale: A Celebration
Dr. Chawarska's January 11, 2011 talk, "From cineanalysis to eye-tracking: Studies of infants at risk for developmental disorders," was part of this year's Yale Child Study Center's Centennial Series (http://www.childstudycenter.yale.edu/centennial/index.aspx) celebrating the 100 years of child study at Yale. Dr. Chawarska was one of the experts who spoke at the first event focused on infant mental health and development held in honor of the Child Study Center's founder, Dr. Arnold Gesell.