Neural Mechanisms of Negative Reinforcement in Children and Adolescents With Autism Spectrum Disorders

Damiano, C. R., Cockrell, D. C., Dunlap, K., Hanna, E. K., Miller, S., Bizzell, J., Kovac, M., Turner-Brown, L., Sideris, J., Kinard, J., & Dichter, G. S.
2015

From the abstract: "Previous research has found accumulating evidence for atypical reward processing in autism spectrum disorders (ASD), particularly in the context of social rewards. Yet, this line of research has focused largely on positive social reinforcement, while little is known about the processing of negative reinforcement in individuals with ASD..."

Citation: Damiano, C. R., Cockrell, D. C., Dunlap, K., Hanna, E. K., Miller, S., Bizzell, J., . . . Dichter, G. S. (2015). Neural mechanisms of negative reinforcement in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 7(12).
DOI: 10.1186/s11689-015-9107-8