Date of Award

Fall 12-18-2017

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Dr. James Gordon

Second Advisor

Dr. Vance Zemon

Third Advisor

Dr. Paige Siper

Academic Program Adviser

Karolina Czech


The heterogeneity of autism presents many challenges in understanding the disorder. The current study employs objective measures to examine visual evoked potential (VEP) responses of children with idiopathic autism (iASD) and Phelan-Mcdermid syndrome (PMS) to a contrast-reversing checkerboard in both long (60-second) and short (2-second) duration conditions.

Included in

Psychology Commons



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