Monthly Archives: May 2015

Research on Sensory, Anxiety, and GI Problems in ASD Recently Featured

The results of our series of studies on sensory problems, anxiety, and gastrointestinal pain in children with ASD were discussed in a recent article on the experience of pain among individuals with ASD.  The article was recently published on the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative website:

http://sfari.org/news-and-opinion/news/2015/unseen-agony-dismantling-autisms-house-of-pain

Media Coverage of Video Game Research

The results of our research on video game effects among adults with ASD have been covered by several news outlets, including:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/04/150414130407.htm

http://www.futurity.org/video-games-autism-aggression-898572/

The results were also featured on the Association for Psychological Science webpage:

http://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/publications/observer/obsonline/video-game-violence-doesnt-boost-aggression-among-adults-with-autism.html

Chris Engelhardt also discussed our findings in a recent Autism Speaks Blog Post:

https://www.autismspeaks.org/blog/2015/05/05/your-atnwork-investigating-effects-violent-video-games