Publications

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In Prep

Stevenson, R. A., Sun, S., Ruppel, J., Segers, M., Ncube, B., Barense, M. D., & Ferber, S. (In Prep). Perceptual binding errors in autistic children during a visual working memory task.

Segers, M., Bebko, J. M., Ncube, B. N., & Stevenson, R. A. (In Prep). Psychophysiological indicators of multisensory processing in autism spectrum disorder and typical development: A pupillometry study.

Under Review

Parks. K. P., Oram-Cardy, J., Woynaroski, T., & Stevenson, R. A. (Under Review). Investigating the role of inattention and hyperactivity-impulsivity in language and social functioning in ADHD using a dimensional approach. Journal of Attention Disorders.
Schulz, S. & Stevenson, R. A. (Under 2nd Review). Auditory and visual sensory sensitivity predicts autism-related issues of social competency. Autism.

Parks. K. P., Griffith, L., Noonan, N., & Stevenson, R. A. (Under 2nd Review). Statistical learning and social communication: The mediating role of language. JEP:LMC.

Alkhudidi, A., Stevenson, R. A., & Rafat, Y. (Under Review). Geminate attrition in the speech of Arabic-English bilinguals living in Canada. Heritage Language Journal.

Varona, D., Cordero, Ruiz-Pena, E., Dario Sierra, E., Stevenson, R. A. & Rafat, Y. (Under Review). The effect of salience on the imitation of Italian and Cuban Spanish geminates by Colombian Spanish speakers. Monolingual and Bilingual Speech.

In Press

Feldman, J., Kuang, W., Tu, A., Conrad, J., Santapuram, P., Stevenson, R. A., Kwayke Dowell, L., Wallace, M., & Woynaroski, T. (In Press). Differences in multisensory integration covary with differences in sensory responsiveness in children with and without autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

Rafat, Y. & Stevenson, R. A. (In Press). Auditory-orthographic integration at the onset of L2 speech acquisition: the case of naïve English-speaking learners of Spanish. Language and Speech

Schulz, S. & Stevenson, R. A. (In Press). The relationship between sensory hypersensitivity and repetitive behaviours in autistic children. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

2019

Stevenson, R. A., Philipp-Muller, A., Hazlett, N., Wang, Z. E., Luk, J., Lee, J., Black, K. R., Yeung, L., Shafai, F., Segers, M., Ferber, S, & Barense, M. D. (2019). Altered visual conjunctive processing in autism. Frontiers in Psychology, 9:2668.

2018

Parks. K. P. & Stevenson, R. A. (2018). ADHD symptoms do not relate to statistical language learning. Frontiers in Psychology, 9:2502.

Lowe, M. X., Stevenson, R. A., Barense, M. D., Cant, J. S., & Ferber, S. (2018). Autistic traits predict the implicit bias of ensemble statistics for information from the visual environment. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 80(7), 1667-1674.

Butera, I. M., Stevenson, R. A., Mangus, B. D., Woynaroski, T. G., Gifford, R. H., & Wallace, M. T. (2018). Audiovisual temporal processing in postlingually deafened adults with cochlear implants. Scientific Reports, 8(1), 11345.

Stevenson, R. A., Segers. M., Ncube, B.L., Black, K. R., Bebko, J. M., Ferber, S., Barense, M. D. (2018). The cascading influence of low-level multisensory processing on speech perception in Autism. Autism, 22(5), 609-624.

Noel, J-P., Stevenson, R. A., Wallace, M. T. (In Press). Causal Inference of audiovisual speech in autism and schizophrenia: Same Phenomenology, different cause. European Journal of Neuroscience, 47(10), 1230-1241. DOI: 10.1111/ejn.13911

Stevenson, R. A., Sun, S. Z., Hazlett, N., Cant, J. S., Barense, M. D., & Ferber, S. (2018). Seeing the forest and the trees: Default local processing in individuals with high autistic traits does not come at the expense of global attention. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 48(4), 1382–1396.

Stevenson, R. A., Baum, S. H., Krueger Fister, J., Newhouse, P. A., & Wallace, M. T. (2018). Links between temporal acuity and multisensory integration across lifespan. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 44(1), 106-116.

2017

Stevenson, R. A., Toulmin, J. K., Youm, A., Besney, R., Barense, M. D., & Ferber, S. (2017). Statistical learning and autistic traits: A study of multisensory temporal adaptation. Nature: Scientific Reports, 7(1), 14,354.

Baum, S. H. & Stevenson, R. A. (2017). Shifts in Auditory and Visual Processing in Healthy Aging. Current Behavioral Neuroscience Reports, 4(3), 198-208.

Stevenson, R. A., Sheffield, S. W., Butera, I. M., Gifford, R. H., Wallace, M. T. (2017). Multisensory integration in cochlear implant recipients. Ear and Hearing, 38(5), 521-538.

Stevenson, R. A., Baum, S. H., Segers, M., Rivera, M., Ferber, S., Barense, M. D., & Wallace, M. T. (2017). Multisensory speech perception in autism spectrum disorder: From phoneme to whole‐word perception. Autism Research, 10(7), 1280-1290.

Black, K. R., Stevenson, R. A., M., Segers, M., Ncube, B.L., Sun, S. Z., Philipp-Muller, A., Bebko, J. M., Ferber, S., Barense, M. D. (2017). Linking anxiety and insistence on sameness in autistic children: The role of hypersensitivity. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 47(8), 2459-2470.

Noel, JP., DeNiear, M., Stevenson, R. A., Alais, D., & Wallace, M. T. (2017). Atypical rapid audio‐visual temporal recalibration in autism spectrum disorders. Autism Research, 10(1), 121-129.

Jahn, K. N., Stevenson, R. A., Wallace, M.T. (2017). Visual Temporal Acuity is Predictive of Auditory Speech Perception Abilities in Cochlear Implant Users. Ear and Hearing, 38(2), 236-243.

Stevenson, R. A., Park, S., Cochran, C., McIntosh, L. G., Noel, J-P., Barense, M.D., Ferber, S., & Wallace, M. T. (2017). The impact of multisensory temporal processing on symptoms of schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 179, 97-103.

Rafat, Y., Mohaghegh, M., & Stevenson, R. A. (2017). Geminate attrition across three generations in Farsi-English bilinguals living in Canada: An acoustic Study. Ilha Do Desterro, 70(3), 151-168.

Varona, D., Ruiz-Peña, E, Sierra, E. D., Stevenson, R. A., & Rafat, Y. (2017). Second dialect and second language imitation of geminates by Colombian Spanish speakers. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Monolingual and Bilingual Speech 2017, 99-105.

2016

Stevenson, R. A., Segers, M., Ferber, S., Barense, M.D., & Wallace, M.T. (2016). Keeping time in the brain: Autism spectrum disorder and audiovisual temporal processing. Autism Research, 9(7), 720-738.

Baum, S. H., Stevenson, R. A. (2016). Early patterns of eye gaze and brain connectivity initiate developmental cascades in visual cognitive function. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 215.

Altieri, N. A., Wenger, M. J., Wallace, M. T., & Stevenson, R. A. (2016). Does Number of Perceptions or Cross-Modal Auditory Cueing Influence Audiovisual Processing Speed? American Journal of Psychology, 129(1), 11-21. 

Krueger Fister, J., Stevenson, R. A., Nidiffer, A. R., Barnett, Z. P., & Wallace, M. T. (2016). Stimulus intensity modulates multisensory temporal processingNeuropsychologia, 88, 92-100.

Nidiffer, A. R., Stevenson, R. A., Fister, J. K., Barnett, Z. P., & Wallace, M. T. (2016). Interactions between space and effectiveness in human multisensory performance. Neuropsychologia, 88, 83-91.

Lowe, M. X., Stevenson, R. A., Wilson, K. E., Ouslis, N. E., Barense, M. D., Cant, J. S., Ferber, S. (2016). Sensory processing patterns predict the integration of information held in visual working memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 42(2), 294-301.

2015

Stevenson, R. A., Nelms, C., Baum, S., Zurkowsky, L., Barense, M.D., Newhouse, P., & Wallace, M.T. (2015). Deficits in audiovisual speech perception in normal aging emerge at the level of whole-word recognition. Neurobiology of Aging, 36(1), 283-291.

Baum, S. H., Stevenson, R. A., & Wallace, M. T. (2015). Connecting sights and sounds: Examining sensory function and multisensory integration in autism.  Progress in Neurobiology, 134, 140-160.

Baum, S., Stevenson, R. A., & Wallace, M. T. (2015). Testing sensory and multisensory function in children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 98, e52677.

Altieri, N. A., Stevenson, R. A., Wallace, M. T., & Wenger, M. J. (2015). Learning to associate auditory and visual stimuli: Behavioral and neural mechanisms. Brain Topography, 28(3), 479-493.

James, T. W., Potter, R. F., Lee, S., Kim, S., Stevenson, R. A., & Lang, A. (2015). How realistic should avatars be? An fMRI investigation of activation of the face perception network. Journal of Media Psychology, 27(3):109–117.

2014

Stevenson, R. A.,  Siemann, J. K., Woynaroski, T. G., Schneider, B. C., Eberly, H. E., Camarata, S. M., & Wallace, M. T. (2014). Multisensory temporal integration in autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Neurocience, 34(3), 691-697.

Stevenson, R. A., Segers, M., Ferber, S., Barense, M.D., & Wallace, M.T. (2014). The impact of multisensory integration deficits on speech perception in children with autism spectrum disorders. Frontiers in Psychology, 5(379), 1-4.

Stevenson, R. A., Siemann, J. K, Schneider, B. C., Eberly, H. E., Woynaroski, T. G., Camarata, S. M., & Wallace, M. T. (2014). Arrested development of audiovisual speech perception in autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 44(6), 1470-1477.

Stevenson, R. A., Siemann, J. K, Schneider, B. C., Eberly, H. E., Woynaroski, T. G., Camarata, S. M., & Wallace, M. T. (2014). Evidence for diminished multisensory integration in autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 44(12), 3161-3167.

Wallace, M. T. & Stevenson, R. A. (2014). The construct of the multisensory temporal binding window and its dysregulation in developmental disabilities. Neuropsychologia, 64, 105-123.

Stevenson, R. A., Sarko, D. K., Nidiffer, A. R., Ghose, D., Krueger Fister, J., Altieri, N. A., Siemann, J. K., James, T. W., & Wallace, M. T. (2014). Identifying and quantifying multisensory integration: A tutorial review. Brain Topography, 27(6), 707-730.

Stevenson, R. A., Wallace, M. T., & Altieri, N. A. (2014). The interaction between stimulus factors and cognitive factors during multisensory integration of audiovisual speech. Frontiers in Psychology, 5(352), 1-3.

Schlesinger, J., Stevenson, R.  A., & Wallace, M. T. (2014). Effects of multisensory training on pitch perception of a pulse oximeter. Anesthesia & Analgesia, 118(6), 1249-1253.

2013

Woynaroski, T. G., Kwayke, L., Foss-Feig, J. H., Stevenson, R. A., Stone, W. L., & Wallace, M. T. (2013). Multisensory speech perception in high-functioning children with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43(12), 2897-2902.

Stevenson, R. A., Wilson, M. M., Powers, A. R., & Wallace, M. T. (2013). The effects of visual training on multisensory temporal processing. Experimental Brain Research, 255(4): 479-489.

Stevenson, R. A. & Wallace, M.T. (2013). Multisensory temporal integration: Stimulus and task dependencies. Experimental Brain Research, 227(2): 249-261.

Stevenson, R. A., Schlesinger, J., & Wallace, M.T. (2013). Effects of attention and operating room noise on auditory perception of arterial oxygen saturation measured with pulse oximetry. Anesthesiology, 118(2): 376-381.

2012

Stevenson, R. A. (2012). Using functional connectivity analysis to investigate the bases of autism spectrum disorders and other clinical populations. Journal of Neuroscience, 32(50): 17933-17934.

Stevenson, R. A., Zemtsov, R. K., & Wallace, M.T. (2012). Individual differences in the multisensory temporal binding window predict susceptibility to audiovisual illusions. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 28(6): 1517-1529.

Stevenson, R. A., Krueger Fister, J., Barnett, Z. P., Nidiffer, A. R., & Wallace, M.T. (2012). Interactions between the spatial and temporal stimulus factors that influence multisensory integration in human performance. Experimental Brain Research, 219(1): 121-137.

Stevenson, R. A., Bushmakin, M., Kim, S., Puce, A., & James, T. W. (2012). Stimulus effectiveness and multisensory interactions in audiovisual speech event-related potentials. Brain Topography, 25 (3), 308-326.

Kim, S., Stevenson, R. A., & James, T. W. (2012). Visuo-haptic neuronal convergence demonstrated by an inversely effective pattern of BOLD activation. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24 (4), 830-842

James, T. W. & Stevenson, R. A., Kim, S. (2012). Inverse effectiveness in multisensory processing. In The New Handbook of Multisensory Processes. Ed. Stein, B. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. Chapter 12, 207-222.

James, T. W. & Stevenson, R. A. (2012). The use of fMRI to assess multisensory integration. In Frontiers in the Neural Bases of Multisensory Processes. Eds. Wallace, M. & Murray, M. Taylor & Francis Group, London. Chapter 8, 131-146.

2011

Stevenson, R. A., VanDerKlok, R. M., Pisoni, D. B., & James, T. W. (2011). Discrete neural substrates underlie complementary audiovisual speech integration processes. Neuroimage, 55: 1339-1345.

Stevenson, R. A., Stevenson, L. D., Rupp, H. A., Janssen, E., Kim, S., & James, T. W. (2011). Incorporating emotions specific to the sexual response into the basic and dimensional theories of emotion using the Indiana Sexual and Affective Word Set. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 40(1): 59-78.

James, T. W., Stevenson, R. A., Kim, S., VanDerKlok, R. M., & James, K. H. (2011). Shape from sounds: evidence for a shape operator in the lateral occipital cortex. Neuropsychologia, 49(7): 1807-1815.

James, T. W., VanDerKlok, R. M., Stevenson, R. A., & James, K. H. (2011). Multisensory perception of action in posterior temporal cortex. Neuropsychologia, 49(1): 108-114.

2010 and Prior

Stevenson, R. A., Altieri, N. A., Kim, S., James, T. W. (2010). Neural processing of asynchronous audiovisual speech perception. Neuroimage, 49: 3308-3318.

Stevenson, R. A., Kim, S., & James, T. W. (2009). An additive-factors design to disambiguate neuronal and areal convergence: Measuring multisensory interactions between audio, visual, and haptic sensory streams using fMRI.  Experimental Brain Research, 198:183-194.

Stevenson, R. A. & James, T. W. (2009). Audiovisual integration in the human superior temporal sulcus: Inverse effectiveness and the neural processing of speech and object recognition. Neuroimage, 44:1210-1223.

Stevenson, R. A. & James, T. W. (2008). Affective auditory stimuli: Characterization of the International Affective Digitized Sounds (IADS) by discrete emotional categories. Behavior Research Methods, 40(1):315-321.

Stevenson, R. A., Geoghegan, M. L., & James, T. W. (2007). Superadditive BOLD activation in superior temporal sulcus with threshold non-speech objects. Experimental Brain Research, 179:85-95.

Stevenson, R. A., Mikels, J. A., & James, T. W. (2007). Characterization of Affective Norms for English Words (ANEW) by discrete emotional categories. Behavior Research Methods, 39(4):1020-1024.