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Boucher, T. Q. (2018). Teacher experience with autistic students and the relationship with teacher self-efficacy. SFU Educational Review, 11(1), 98-106. [PDF]

Gardiner, E., & Iarocci, G. (2018). Everyday executive function predicts adaptive and internalizing behavior among children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder. Autism Research, 11(2), 284-295. [PDF]

Gardiner, E., & Iarocci, G. (2018). Examining quality of life within the context of a participant-directed ASD funding program in British Columbia, Canada. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 15(2), 110-123. [PDF]

Kamansek, T., Shafai, F., Iarocci, G., & Oruc, I. (2018). An eye for detail: Is spatial frequency processing a source for enhanced cortical functioning in people with autism spectrum disorder? Journal of vision, 18(10). doi:10.1167/18.10.36

Kozhemiako, N., Vakorin, V., Nunes, A. S., Iaroci, G., Ribary, U., & Doesburg, S. M. (2019). Extreme male developmental trajectories of homotopic brain connectivity in autism. Human Brain Mapping, 40(3), 987-1000. [PDF]

Oruc, I., Shafai, F., & Iarocci, G. (2018). Link between facial identity and expression abilities suggestive of origins of face impairments in autism: Support for the social-motivation hypothesis. Psychological Science, 29(11), 1859-1867. [PDF]

Scheerer, N. E., & Jones, J. A. (2018). Detecting our own vocal errors: An event-related study of the thresholds for perceiving and compensating for vocal pitch errors. Neuropsychologia, 114, 158-167. [PDF]

Scheerer, N. E., & Jones, J. A. (2018). The role of auditory feedback at vocalization onset and mid-utterance. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 1-9. [PDF]

Trevisan, D. A., Tafreshi, D., Slaney, K. L., Yager, J., & Iarocci, G. (2018). A psychometric evaluation of the Multidimensional Social Competence Scale (MSCS) for young adults. PLoS ONE, 13(11), 1-19. [PDF]


Birmingham, E., Johnston, K., & Iarocci, G. (2017). Spontaneous gaze selection and following during naturalistic social interactions in school-aged children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 71(3), 243-257. [PDF]

Gardiner E, Hutchison SM, Müller U, Kerns K, Iarocci G (2017). Assessment of executive function in young children with and without ASD using parent ratings and computerized tasks. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 31(8), 1283-1305. [PDF]

Gardiner, E & Iarocci, G. (2017). Researching quality of life among families of children with autism spectrum disorder: An application of mixed-methods. Sage Research Methods Cases. [PDF]

Gardiner E, Iarocci G, & Moretti M (2017). Integrative care for adolescents with dual diagnosis: Considering trauma and attachment within an innovative model for clinical practice. Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 10(4), 321-344. [PDF]

Iarocci, G.,  Hutchison, S.M., & O’Toole, G. (2017). Second language exposure, functional communication and executive function in children with and without autism spectrum disorder, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 47(6), 1818-1829. [PDF]

Johnston, K., & Iarocci, G. (2017). Do generalized anxiety and depression symptoms predict social competence in children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder? Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 47(12), 3778-3788. [PDF]

Patten, J., Iarocci, G., Bojin, N. (2017). A pilot study of children’s physical activity levels during imagination-based mobile games. Journal of Child Health Care, 21(3), 292-300. [PDF]


Burack, J. A., Blacklock, A., Russo, N., Landry, O., Koshoff, H., & Iarocci, G. (2016). How I Attend - Not How Well Do I Attend:  Rethinking Frameworks of Attention and Cognition in Autism Spectrum Disorder and Typical Development [Special Issue], Journal of Cognition and Development, 4, 533-567. [PDF]

Burack, J.A., Flores, H., Russo, N., Landry, O., Iarocci, G. (in press). Developments in the developmental approach to intellectual disability, In Cicchetti D. (Ed) Handbook of Developmental Psychopathology, Wiley, US.

Hoskyn, M, Iarocci, G & A, Young (Eds.) (in press). Executive Function in Young Children’s Everyday Lives. A Handbook for Professionals in Applied Psychology. New York: Oxford University Press.

Iarocci, G., Burack, J., Bowler, D., Abbeduto, L & Lind, S. (accepted). Understanding Intellectual and Developmental Disorders, Sage Publications, UK.

Iarocci, G., & Gardiner, E. (in press). The impact of EF difficulties on the developing social competence of children with ASD. In Hoskyn, M, Iarocci, G & A, Young (Eds.) Executive Function in Young Children’s Everyday Lives.  A Handbook for Professionals in Applied Psychology. New York: Oxford University Press.

Trevisan, D. A., Bowering, M., & Birmingham, E. (2016). Alexithymia, but not autism spectrum disorder, may be related to the production of emotional facial expressions. Molecular Autism, 7, 1-12. [PDF]


*Shafai, F., Armstrong, K., Iarocci, G., Oruc, I. (2015) Visual orientation processing in autism spectrum disorder: No sign of enhanced early cortical function, Journal of Vision. [PDF]

*Sheehan, W., & Iarocci, G. (2015). Executive functioning predicts academic but not social adjustment to university. Journal of Attention Disorders. [PDF]

Gardiner, E., & Iarocci, G. (2015). Family Quality of Life and ASD: The Role of Child Adaptive Functioning and Behaviour Problems. Autism Research, 8, 199-213. [pdf]

Iarocci, G., & Gardiner, E. (2015). Social competence in adolescence: Cultural variations, International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioural Sciences 2nd Edition, Elsevier, Oxford, UK. [link to website]

Kovshoff, H., Shore D. I., Iarocci, G., & Burack, J. A. (2015). Developmental trajectories of form perception: A story of attention. Journal of Developmental Psychology, 51 (11), 1544- 1552. [pdf]



Iarocci, G., & Armstrong K. (2014). Age-related Changes in Conjunctive Visual Search among Children with and without ASD, Autism Research, 7, 229-236. [pdf]

Gardiner, E., & Iarocci, G. (2014). Students with autism spectrum disorder in the university context: Peer acceptance predicts intention to volunteer. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44(5), 1008-1915. [pdf]

Sullivan, J., Tavassoli, T., Armstrong, K. Baron-Cohen, S. & Humphrey, A. (2014). Reliability of self, parental, and researcher measurements of head circumference. Molecular Autism, 5(2). [pdf]



Yager, J., & Iarocci, G. (2013). The Development of the Multidimensional Social Competence Scale: A Standardized Measure of Social Competence in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Autism Research, 6(6), 631-641. [pdf]

Shafai, F., Armstrong, K., Iarocci, G. & Oruc, I. (2013). Low- and high-level vision in individuals with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Vision, 13(9), 841.

Armstrong K., & Iarocci, G. (2013).  Brief report: The autism quotient has convergent validity with the social responsiveness scale in a high functioning sample. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43(9), 2228-2232. [pdf]

Rombough, A. Iarocci, G. (2013). Orienting in response to gaze and the social use of gaze among children with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43(7),1584-1596. [pdf]

Birmingham, E., Meixner, T., Iarocci, G., Kanan, C., Smilek, D., & Tanaka, J.  (2013). The Moving Window Technique: a window into developmental changes in attention during facial emotion recognition. Child Development, 84(4), 1407-1444. [pdf] 

Burack, J. A., D'Arrisso, A., Ponizovsky, V., Troop-Gordon, W., Mandour, T., Tootoosis,  C., Robinson, S., Iarocci, G., & Fryberg, S. (2013).  “Friends and grades": Peer preference and attachment predict academic success among Naskapi youth, School Psychology International, 1-16. [pdf]



Burack, J. A., Hodapp, R. M., Iarocci, G., & Zigler, E. (Eds.). (2012). The oxford handbook of intellectual disability and development.  New York: Oxford University Press Inc.

Burack,J. A., Dawkins, T., Stewart, J., Flores, H., Iarocci, G., Russo, N. (2012). The mysterious myth of attention deficit...” revisited: A model of how the developmental approach is transforming the understanding of Intellectual Disability. International Review of Research on Intellectual Disability, 42, 147-177. **Cannot be made available due to copyright restrictions.

Gardiner, E., & Iarocci, G. (2012). Unhappy (and happy) in their own way: A developmental psychopathology perspective on quality of life for families living with developmental disability with and without autism. Research in Developmental Disabiltiies, 33, 2177-2192. doi:10.1016/j.ridd.2012.06.014 [pdf]

Rombough, A. H., Barrie, J. N., & Iarocci, G. (2012). Social cueing elicits a distinct form of visual spatial orienting: Evidence from behavioral, nueroimaging, and developmental research. In J. A. Burack, J. T. Enns & N. A, Fox (Eds.), Cognitive neuroscience, development, and psychopathology: Typical and atypical trajectories of attention (pp. 221-249). New York: Oxford University Press Inc.[pdf]

Hayward, D. A., Shore, D. I., Ristic, J., Kovshoff, H., Iarocci, G., Mottron, L., & Burack, J. A. (2012). Flexible visual processing in youg adults with autism: The effects of implicit learning on a global-local task. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 42, 2383-2392. [pdf]


Birmingham, E., Cerf, M., & Adolphs, R. (2011). Comparing social attention in autism and amygdala lesions: effects of stimulus and task condition. Social Neuroscience, 6(5-6): 420–435. doi:10.1080/17470919.2011.561547 [pdf]

Gardiner, E., & French, C. (2011). The relevance of cultural sensitivity in early intervention. Exceptionality Education International, 21(3), 39-54. [pdf]

Gardiner, E., & French, C. (2011). Practitioner perceptions of early intervention: Does practice reflect theory? Child & Family Professional Journal, 14(1), 41-52. [pdf]

Flanagan, T. D, Iarocci, G., D’Arrisso, A., Mandour, T., Tootoosis, C., Robinson, S., & Burack, J. A. (2011). Reduced ratings of physical and relational aggressions for youths with a strong cultural identity: Evidence from the Naskapi People. Journal of Adolescent Health,49, 155-59. [pdf]


Iarocci, G., Rombough, A., Yager, J., Weeks, D. J., & Chua, R. (2010). Visual influences on speech perception in children with autism. Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice. 14(4), 305-320. [pdf]

Dalrymple, K.A., Birmingham, E., Bischof, W., Barton, J.J.S., & Kingstone, A. (2010) Opening a window on attention: Documenting and simulating recovery from simultanagnosia, Cortex, 29 pages. [pdf]

French, C., & Gardiner, E. (2010). Cultural sensitivity: Perspectives of early interventionists. Child & Family Professional Journal, 13(2), 27-34. [pdf]

Peabody, K. (2010) Jeff Stimpson: Alex the Boy: Episodes from a Family’s Life with Autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 40, 1291-1292. [pdf]


Birmingham, E., Bischof, W.F., & Kingstone, A. (2009). Get Real! Resolving the debate about equivalent social stimuli. Visual Cognition, 17(6), 904-924. [pdf]

Birmingham, E., Bischof, W.F., & Kingstone, A. (2009). Saliency does not account for fixations to eyes within social scenes. Vision Research 49, 2992-3000. [pdf]

Birmingham, E. & Kingstone, A. (2009). Human social attention: A new look at past, present and future investigations. The Year in Cognitive Neuroscience, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 2009, 118-140. [pdf]

Iarocci, G., Enns, J. T., Randolph, B., & Burack, J. A. (2009). The modulation of visual orienting reflexes across the lifespan. Developmental Science, 12(5), 715-724. [pdf]


Birmingham, E., Bischof, W.F., & Kingstone, A. (2008). Gaze selection in complex social scenes. Visual Cognition, 16(2/3), 341-355. [pdf]

Birmingham, E., Bischof, W.F., & Kingstone, A. (2008). Social attention and real world scenes: the roles of action, competition, and social content. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 61(7), 986-998. [pdf]

Iarocci, G., Yager, J., Rombough, A., & McLaughlin, J. (2008). The development of social competence among persons with Down syndrome: From survival to social inclusion. International Review of Research in Mental Retardation, 35, 87-119. [pdf]


Birmingham, E., Bischof, W.F., & Kingstone, A. (2007). Why do we look at eyes? Journal of Eye Movement Research, 1(1):1, 1-6. [pdf]

Iarocci, G., Yager, J., & Effers, T. (2007). What gene-environment interactions can tell us about social competence in typical and atypical populations. Brain and Cognition, 65, 112-127. [pdf]

Russo, N., Burack, J. A., Flanagan, T., Berringer, D., Iarocci, G., & Zelazo, P. D. (2007). Deconstructing the executive function deficit in autism: Implications for cognitive neuroscience. Brain and Cognition, 65, 77-86. [pdf]

Brown, R. I., MacAdam-Crisp, J., Wang, M., & Iarocci, G. (2007). Family quality of life when a child has an intellectual disability. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disability, 3(4), 238-245. [pdf]

Iarocci, G., Yager, J., Rombough, A., & McLaughlin, J (2007). The development of social competence among persons with Down syndrome: From survival to social inclusion. International Review of Research on Mental Retardation, 35, 87-119. [pdf]


Iarocci, G., Burack, J. A. , Shore, D. I., Mottron, L., & Enns, J. T. (2006). Global-local visual processing in high functioning children with autism: structural versus implicit task biases. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 36(1), 117-129. [pdf]

Iarocci, G., & McDonald, J. (2006). Sensory integration and the perceptual experience of persons with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 36(1), 77-90. [pdf]

Iarocci, G., Virji-Babul, N., & Reebye, P. (2006). The Learn At Play Program (LAPP): Merging family, developmental research, early intervention and policy goals for children with Down syndrome. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 3(1), 11-21.[pdf]

Smilek, D., Birmingham, E.,Cameron, D., Bischof, W.F., & Kingstone, A. (2006). Cognitive ethology and exploring attention in real world scenes. Brain Research, 1080, 101-119. [pdf]

2005 - 2000

Burack, J. A., Russo, N., Matejka-Grivas, A., Bonnel, A., & Iarocci, G. (2005). Science in motion: The quest for coherence in emerging research in autism. Current Psychology on Cognition, 23(1-2), 84-93. [pdf]

Ristic, J., Mottron, L., Friesen, C., Iarocci, G., Burack, J. A., & Kingstone, A. (2005). Eyes are special but not for everyone: The case of autism. Cognitive Brain Research, 24, 715-718. [pdf]

Burack, J. A., Iarocci, G., Flanagan, T., & Bowler, D. (2004). On mosaics and melting pots:
Conceptual considerations of comparison and matching questions and strategies. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 34, 65-73. [pdf]

Iarocci, G., & Burack, J. A. (2004). Intact covert orienting to peripheral cues among children with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 34, 257-264. [pdf]

Porporino, M., Shore, D. I., Iarocci, G., & Burack, J. A. (2004). A developmental change in selective attention and global form perception. International Journal of Behavioural Development, 28(4), 358-364. [pdf]

Burack, J.A., Iarocci, G., Bowler, D., & Mottron L. (2002). Benefits and pitfalls in merging disciplines:. Development and Psychopathology, 14, 225-237. [pdf]

Burack, J.A., Enns, J. T., & Iarocci, G., & Randolph, B. (2000). Age differences in visual search for compound patterns: Long versus short range grouping. Developmental Psychology, 36, 731-740. [pdf]

Enns, J. T., Burack, J. A., Iarocci, G., & Randolph, B. (2000).  The orthogenetic principle in the perception of “forests” and “trees”.  Journal of Adult Development, 7, 41-48. [pdf]

Burack, J.A., Shulman, C., Katzir, E., Schaap, T., Brennan, J.M., Iarocci, G., Wilansky, P., &  Amir, N. (1999). Cognitive and behavioural development of males with Fragile X and Down syndrome.  International Journal  of Behavioural Development, 23, 519-531. [pdf]