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

Facial Recognition Autistic Disorder Language Aptitude Recognition (Psychology) Facial Expression Puberty Magnetic Resonance Imaging Brain Caregivers Syntax Theory Of Mind Object Representation Temporal Lobe Sex Characteristics Ability Research Individuality Color Idioms Adolescence Autism Spectrum Disorder Picture Naming Phenotype Visual Cortex

Most Recent Papers

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

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

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

Investigating the influence of biological sex on the behavioral and neural basis of face recognition

K. Suzanne Scherf, Daniel B. Elbich, Natalie V. Motta-Mena, 2017, eNeuro

From Caregivers to Peers

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

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

Emerging Sensitivity to Socially Complex Expressions

Natalie V. Garcia, K. Suzanne Scherf, 2015, Child Development Perspectives on p. 84-90

Size precedes view

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

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

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

Two faces, two languages

Yunqing Li, Jing Yang, K. Suzanne Scherf, Ping Li, 2013, Brain and Language on p. 452-462

From Caregivers to Peers

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

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

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

Pubertal development shapes perception of complex facial expressions

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