Kathryn Suzanne Scherf

Associate Professor of Psychology

Kathryn Suzanne Scherf

Research Summary

Development of face and object representation in typically developing children and children with developmental disorders.

Graduate Students

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Autistic Disorder Facial Recognition Aptitude Temporal Lobe Syntax Autism Spectrum Disorder Theory Of Mind Brain Recognition (Psychology) Magnetic Resonance Imaging Puberty Individuality Cues Randomized Controlled Trials Ability Autism Spectrum Disorders Phenotype Object Representation Caregivers Technology Autism Idioms Mothers Sex Characteristics Facial Expression

Most Recent Papers

The Complex Emotion Expression Database: A validated stimulus set of trained actors

Margaret Benda, K. Scherf, 2020, PLoS ONE on p. 29

Evaluating the organizational structure and specificity of network topology within the face processing system

Daniel B. Elbich, Peter Molenaar, Kathyrn Suzanne Scherf, 2019, Human Brain Mapping on p. 2581-2595

Young children's neural processing of their mother's voice

Pan Liu, Pamela M. Cole, Rick O. Gilmore, Koraly E. Pérez-Edgar, Michelle C. Vigeant, Peter Moriarty, K. Suzanne Scherf, 2019, Neuropsychologia on p. 11-19

Young children’s neural processing of their mother’s voice: An fMRI study

2018, Neuropsychologia on p. 9

Using Serious Game technology to Improve Sensitivity to Eye Gaze Cues in Autism: The protocol for an exploratory clinical trial

2018, BMJ Open on p. 11

Gaze Following Is Related to the Broader Autism Phenotype in a Sex-Specific Way

Elisabeth M. Whyte, K. Suzanne Scherf, 2018, Clinical Psychological Science on p. 280-287

Improving sensitivity to eye gaze cues in autism using serious game technology

Kathyrn Suzanne Scherf, Jason W. Griffin, Brian Judy, Elisabeth M. Whyte, Charles Geier, Daniel Elbich, Joshua Morrison Smyth, 2018, BMJ open

Pubertal development shapes perception of complex facial expressions

Natalie V. Motta-Mena, K. Suzanne Scherf, 2017, Developmental Science

Beyond the FFA

Daniel B. Elbich, K. Suzanne Scherf, 2017, NeuroImage on p. 409-422

The visual white matter: The application of diffusion MRI and fiber tractography to vision science

Ariel Rokem, Hiromasa Takemura, Andrew Bock, K. Scherf, Marlene Behrmann, Brian Wandell, Ione Fine, Holly Bridge, Franco Pestilli, 2017, Journal of Vision on p. 1-30

Most-Cited Papers

Location, location, location

K. Suzanne Scherf, Beatriz Luna, Nancy Minshew, Marlene Behrmann, 2010, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience

Connecting developmental trajectories

K. Suzanne Scherf, Lisa S. Scott, 2012, Developmental psychobiology on p. 643-663

What precedes which

K. Suzanne Scherf, Beatriz Luna, Galia Avidan, Marlene Behrmann, 2011, Cerebral Cortex on p. 1963-1980

A theoretical rut

Giorgia Picci, Stephen J. Gotts, Kathyrn Suzanne Scherf, 2016, Developmental Science on p. 524-549

Idiom, syntax, and advanced theory of mind abilities in children with autism spectrum disorders

Elisabeth M. Whyte, Keith E. Nelson, K. Suzanne Scherf, 2014, Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research on p. 120-130

Emerging structure-function relations in the developing face processing system

K. Suzanne Scherf, Cibu Thomas, Jaime Doyle, Marlene Behrmann, 2014, Cerebral Cortex on p. 2964-2980

From Caregivers to Peers

Giorgia Picci, K. Suzanne Scherf, 2016, Psychological Science on p. 1461-1473

Individual differences in symptom severity and behavior predict neural activation during face processing in adolescents with autism

K. Suzanne Scherf, Daniel Elbich, Nancy Minshew, Marlene Behrmann, 2015, NeuroImage: Clinical on p. 53-67

Animal, but not human, faces engage the distributed face network in adolescents with autism

Elisabeth M. Whyte, Marlene Behrmann, Nancy J. Minshew, Natalie V. Garcia, K. Suzanne Scherf, 2016, Developmental Science on p. 306-317

Size precedes view

Mayu Nishimura, Kathyrn Suzanne Scherf, Valentinos Zachariou, Michael J. Tarr, Marlene Behrmann, 2015, Journal of cognitive neuroscience on p. 474-491