Jacques C, Courchesne* V, Mineau S, Dawson M, Mottron L. Positive, negative, neutral-or unknown? The perceived valence of emotions expressed by young autistic children in a novel context suited to autism. Autism. 2022 Oct;26(7):1833-1848. doi: 10.1177/13623613211068221. Epub 2022 Feb 16. PMID: 35168392  Free Full Text


Cumin* J, Pelaez S, Mottron L. Positive and differential diagnosis of autism in verbal women of typical intelligence: A Delphi study. Autism. 2022 Jul;26(5):1153-1164. doi: 10.1177/13623613211042719. Epub 2021 Sep 11. PMID: 34514874 Free Full Text


Rødgaard* EM, Jensen K, Miskowiak KW, Mottron L. Representativeness of autistic samples in studies recruiting through social media. Autism Res. 2022 Aug;15(8):1447-1456. doi: 10.1002/aur.2777. Epub 2022 Jul 9. PMID: 35809003 Free Full Text


Defresne P, Mottron L. Clinical Situations in Which the Diagnosis of Autism is Debatable: An Analysis and Recommendations. Can J Psychiatry. 2022 May;67(5):331-335. doi: 10.1177/07067437211041469. Epub 2021 Sep 6.PMID: 34482753 Free Full Text


Danis* E, Nader* AM, Degré-Pelletier* J, Soulières I. Semantic and Visuospatial Fluid Reasoning in School-Aged Autistic Children. J Autism Dev Disord. 2022 Sep 22. doi: 10.1007/s10803-022-05746-1. Online ahead of print. PMID: 36136200


Silvestre D, Miseros M, Faubert J, Tullo D, Bertone A. Development of static and dynamic perception for luminance- and texture-defined information from school-ages to adulthood. Vision Res. 2022 Jul 20;200:108103. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2022.108103. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35870287


Hong SJ, Mottron L, Park BY, Benkarim O, Valk SL, Paquola C, Larivière S, Vos de Wael R, Degré-Pelletier* J, Soulieres I, Ramphal B, Margolis A, Milham M, Di Martino A, Bernhardt BC. A convergent structure-function substrate of cognitive imbalances in autism. Cereb Cortex. 2022 May 12:bhac156. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhac156. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35552620

 Girard* D, Courchesne* V, Degré-Pelletier* J, Letendre* C, Soulières I. Assessing global developmental delay across instruments in minimally verbal preschool autistic children: The importance of a multi-method and multi-informant approach. Autism Res. 2022 Jan;15(1):103-116. doi: 10.1002/aur.2630. Epub 2021 Oct 27. PMID: 34704349



Rødgaard* EM, Jensen K, Miskowiak KW, Mottron L. Childhood diagnoses in individuals identified as autistics in adulthood. Mol Autism. 2021 Dec 13;12(1):73. doi: 10.1186/s13229-021-00478-y. PMID: 34903278  Free Full Text

Mottron L, Bzdok D. Diagnosing as autistic people increasingly distant from prototypes lead neither to clinical benefit nor to the advancement of knowledge. Mol Psychiatry. 2022 Feb;27(2):773-775. doi: 10.1038/s41380-021-01343-3. Epub 2021 Oct 12. PMID: 34642453  Free full Text


Benkarim O, Paquola C, Park BY, Hong SJ, Royer J, Vos de Wael R, Lariviere S, Valk S, Bzdok D, Mottron L, C Bernhardt B. Connectivity alterations in autism reflect functional idiosyncrasy. Commun Biol. 2021 Sep 15;4(1):1078. doi: 10.1038/s42003-021-02572-6. PMID: 34526654  Free Full Text


Caron V, Jeanneret N, Giroux M, Guerrero L, Ouimet M, Forgeot d'Arc B, Soulières I, Courcy I. Sociocultural context and autistics' quality of life: A comparison between Québec and France. Autism. 2022 May;26(4):900-913. doi: 10.1177/13623613211035229. Epub 2021 Jul 30. PMID: 34325546 


Vinckier F, Pessiglione M, Forgeot d'Arc B. Absence of covert face valuation in Autism. Transl Psychiatry. 2021 Sep 7;11(1):463. doi: 10.1038/s41398-021-01551-z. PMID: 34493707 Free Full Text

Anne-Marie Nader, Domenico Tullo, Valérie Bouchard, Janie Degré-Pelletier, Armando Bertone, Michelle Dawson and Isabelle Soulières Online First Publication, Category Learning in Autism: Are Some Situations Better Than Others? Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. September 16, 2021. Advance online publication.  Free Full Text


Jacques C, Saulnier G, Éthier A, Soulières I., Experience of Autistic Children and Their Families During the Pandemic: From Distress to Coping Strategies. J Autism Dev Disord. 2021 Aug 27:1-13. doi: 10.1007/s10803-021-05233-z. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34448994 Free Full Text


Lung, S.L.M., Bertone, A. Brief Report: An Exploration of Cognitive Flexibility of Autistic Adolescents with Low Intelligence Using the Wisconsin Card Sorting Task. J Autism Dev Disord (2021)., PMID: 34114127 Free Full Text

Archambault*, C., Tullo*, D., Clark*, E., Faubert, J, Bertone A., Assessing the feasibility of a classroom-based visual attention training program targeting academics for students with extremely low IQ. Pilot Feasibility Stud 7, 150 (2021)., PMID: 34330330 Free Full Text


Laurent Mottron, Alexia Ostrolenk*, David Gagnon*, In Prototypical Autism, the Genetic Ability to Learn Language is Triggered by Structured Information, not Only by Exposure to Oral Language, Preprints 2021 Online: 28 June 2021. doi:10.20944/preprints202106.0637.v1 Free Full Text


Mottron L., A radical change in our autism research strategy is needed: Back to prototypes. Autism Res. 2021 Jun 2. doi: 10.1002/aur.2494. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34077611  Mottron Commentary and Replies, with Introduction by David Amaral Free Full Text


Mottron L., Progress in autism research requires several recognition-definition-investigation cycles. Autism Res. 2021 Jun 2. doi: 10.1002/aur.2524. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34077610 Free Full Text


Constantino JN., Response to "A Radical Change in Our Autism Research Strategy is Needed: Back to Prototypes" by Mottron et al. (2021). Autism Res. 2021 Jun 2. doi: 10.1002/aur.2529. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34077599  Free Full Text


Gillberg C., Response to Mottron. Autism Res. 2021 Jun 2. doi: 10.1002/aur.2547. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34077631 Free Full Text


Lichtlé* J, Lamore K, Pedoux A, Downes N, Mottron L, Cappe E. Searching for What Really Matters: A Thematic Analysis of Quality of Life among Preschool Children on the Autism Spectrum. J Autism Dev Disord. 2021 May 31. doi: 10.1007/s10803-021-05097-3. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34060000


David Gagnon*, Abderrahim Zeribi, Élise Douard, Valérie Courchesne*, Borja Rodríguez‑Herreros, Guillaume Huguet, Sébastien Jacquemont, Mor Absa Loum, and Laurent Mottron. Bayonet‑shaped language development in autism with regression: a retrospective study, Mol Autism 2021 May 13;12(1):35.doi: 10.1186/s13229-021-00444-8. PMID: 33985558  Free Full Text


E. Clark, D Tullo, A Bertone, Perceptual reasoning skills mediate the relationship between attention and math proficiency in individuals with a neurodevelopmental condition, Res Dev Disabil. 2021 Apr;111:103880. doi: 10.1016/j.ridd.2021.103880. Epub 2021 Feb 5. PMID: 33556699 DOI: 10.1016/j.ridd.2021.103880


Larose* V, Sotelo K, Mottron L, Jacques C, Initial Development of a Questionnaire About Parents’ Perspectives on the Strengths and Interests of Autistic Preschoolers, Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science / Revue canadienne des sciences du comportement. Advance online publication. Free Full Text


Mottron L, Ostrolenk* A, Gagnon* D, Widening Inborn Constraints for Language Ability: The Case for Autism, Preprints 2021, 2021040472 doi: 10.20944/preprints202104.0472.v1 Free Full Text


Bled C, Guillon Q, Soulières I, Bouvet* L. Thinking in pictures in everyday life situations among autistic adults. PLoS One. 2021 Jul 22;16(7):e0255039. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0255039. eCollection 2021. PMID: 34293061  Free Full Text

Archambault C, Tullo D, Clark E, Faubert J, Bertone A. Assessing the feasibility of a classroom-based visual attention training program targeting academics for students with extremely low IQ. Pilot Feasibility Stud. 2021 Jul 30;7(1):150. doi: 10.1186/s40814-021-00879-z. PMID: 34330330 Free Full Text



Barbeau* EB, Klein D, Soulières I, Petrides M, Bernhardt B, Mottron L. Age of Speech Onset in Autism Relates to Structural Connectivity in the Language Network. Cereb Cortex Commun. 2020 Oct 23;1(1):tgaa077. doi: 10.1093/texcom/tgaa077. eCollection 2020. PMID: 34296136 Free Full Text


Valderrama A, Courcy I, Weis-Heitner L, Forgeot d'Arc B. [Health Literacy Issues of Parents Seeking Information on Autism Spectrum Disorder Around Time of Diagnosis]. Sante Ment Que. 2020 Spring;45(1):127-145. PMID: 33270403 Free Full Text


Sarra Jazi, Leila Ben-Amor, Pascale Abadie, Marie-Line Menard, Rachel Choquette, Claude Berthiaume, Laurent Mottron, Drigissa Ilies, Long-Term Metabolic Monitoring of Youths Treated with Second-Generation Antipsychotics 5 Years after Publication of the CAMESA Guidelines Are We Making Progress? Surveillance Métabolique à Long Terme des Jeunes Traités par Antipsychotiques de Deuxième Génération, Cinq ans Après la publication des Lignes Directrices Camesa: Faisons-Nous des Progrès? Can J Psychiatry. 2020 Nov 26;706743720974847.  doi: 10.1177/0706743720974847.  Online ahead of print PMID: 33243011, DOI:   10.1177/0706743720974847


Daphné Silvestre, Jacalyn Guy*, Julie Hanck, Kim Cornish, Armando Bertone, Different luminance- and texture-defined contrast sensitivity profiles for school-aged children, Sci Rep. 2020 Aug 3;10(1):13039. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-69802-5. PMID: 32747677 Free Full Text


Samantha Scholes, J A Santisteban, Yujie Zhang, Armando Bertone, Reut Gruber, Modulation of Slow-Wave Sleep: Implications for Psychiatry. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2020 Jul 24;22(10):52. doi: 10.1007/s11920-020-01175-y. PMID: 32710222


Tullo D, Perico C, Faubert J, Bertone A. Multiple object-tracking isolates feedback-specific load in attention and learning. J Vis. 2020 May 11;20(5):9. doi: 10.1167/jov.20.5.9. PMID: 32441736 Free Full Text


Lafleur* A, Soulières I, Forgeot d'Arc B. Sense of agency: Sensorimotor signals and social context are differentially weighed at implicit and explicit levels. Conscious Cogn. 2020 Sep;84:103004. doi: 10.1016/j.concog.2020.103004. Epub 2020 Aug 17.
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Forgeot d'Arc B, Devaine M, Daunizeau J. Social behavioural adaptation in Autism. PLoS Comput Biol. 2020 Mar 16;16(3):e1007700. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1007700. eCollection 2020 Mar. PMID: 32176684 Free Full Text


Valérie Courchesne*, Véronique Langlois*, Pascale Gregoire, Ariane St-Denis, Lucie Bouvet*, Alexia Ostrolenk*, Laurent Mottron, Interests and Strengths in Autism, Useful but Misunderstood: A Pragmatic Case-Study  Front Psychol. 2020 Oct 6;11:569339. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.569339. eCollection 2020, PMID: 33123051 PMCID: PMC7573358 Free Full Text


Mottron L, Autism spectrum disorder, Laurent Mottron, Autism spectrum disorder in Handb Clin Neurol, 2020;174:127-136. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-64148-9.00010-7. PMID: 32977873 


Douard E, Zeribi A, Schramm C, Tamer P, Loum MA, Nowak S, Saci Z, Lord MP, Rodríguez-Herreros B, Jean-Louis M, Moreau C, Loth E, Schumann G, Pausova Z, Elsabbagh M, Almasy L, Glahn DC, Bourgeron T, Labbe A, Paus T, Mottron L, Greenwood CMT, Huguet G, Jacquemont S., Effect Sizes of Deletions and Duplications on Autism Risk Across the Genome. Am J Psychiatry. 2020 Sep 11:appiajp202019080834. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2020.19080834. PMID: 32911998


Mottron L, Bzdok D. Autism spectrum heterogeneity: fact or artifact? Mol Psychiatry. 2020 Apr 30. doi: 10.1038/s41380-020-0748-y. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32355335 Free full Text


Charbonneau G, Bertone A, Véronneau M, Girard S, Pelland M, Mottron L, Lepore F, Collignon O, Within- And Cross-Modal Integration and Attention in the Autism Spectrum. J Autism Dev Disord 2020. PMID: 31538259 DOI: 10.1007/s10803-019-04221-8



Alena Valderrama, Isabelle Courcy, Lindsay Weis-Heitner et Baudouin Forgeot d’Arc, Les enjeux de littératie dans la communication aux parents du diagnostic de trouble du spectre de l’autisme chez l’enfant. Health Literacy Issues of Parents Seeking Information on Autism Spectrum Disorder Around Time of Diagnosis. Santé mentale au Québec, Volume 45, Numéro 1, Printemps 2020, p. 127–145,



Rødgaard* EM, Jensen K, Mottron L, An Opposite Pattern of Cognitive Performance in Autistic Individuals With and Without Alexithymia J Abnorm Psychol, 128 (7), 735-737 Oct 2019, PMID: 31580106 DOI: 10.1037/abn0000408.


Miseros M, Domenico T, Faubert J, Bertone A, The development of form and motion perception from school-age to adulthood:comparing sensitivity to luminance- and texture-defined stimuli. Journal of Vision 19(10):118b · September 2019, DOI: 10.1167/19.10.118b


Tullo D, Faubert J, Bertone A, Learning and visual attention across neurodevel-opmental conditions: Using Multiple Object-Tracking as a descriptor of visual attention. Journal of Vision 19(10):157a · September 2019. DOI: 10.1167/19.10.157a


Rødgaard* EM, Jensen K, Vergnes JN, Soulières I, Mottron L, Temporal Changes in Effect Sizes of Studies Comparing Individuals With and Without Autism, A Meta-analysis. JAMA Psychiatry, 76 (11), 1124-1132 2019 Aug 21, [Online ahead of print] PMID: 31433441 Free Full Text


Pinel P, Forgeot d'Arc B, Dehaene S, Bourgeron T, Thirion B Le Bihan D, Poupon C, The Functional Database of the ARCHI Project: Potential and Perspectives. Neuroimage, 197, 527-543 2019 Aug 15 PMID: 31063817 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.04.056


Ostrolenk* A, Bao* VA, Mottron L, Collignon O, Bertone A, Reduced Multisensory Facilitation in Adolescents and Adults on the Autism Spectrum. Sci Rep, 9 (1), 11965 2019 Aug 19. PMID: 31427634 PMCID: PMC6700191 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-48413-9 Free Full Text


Chiodo L, Mottron L, Majerus S, Preservation of Categorical Perception for Speech in Autism With and Without Speech Onset Delay. Autism Res, 12 (11), 1609-1622 Nov 2019, DOI: 10.1002/aur.2134. PMID: 31157957 Free Full Text


Guy* J, Mottron L, Berthiaume C, Bertone A, A Developmental Perspective of Global and Local Visual Perception in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 49(7)· July 2019. PMID: 27371139 DOI: 10.1007/s10803-016-2834-1 


Forgeot d'Arc B, Mottron L, Elsabbagh M, Jacquemont S. Tinkering with the vasopressin pathway in autism. Sci Transl Med. 2019 May 8;11(491). pii: eaax7315. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aax7315. Review. PMID: 31068443


Croteau* C, Mottron L, Dorais M, Tarride JE, Perreault* S. Use, costs, and predictors of psychiatric healthcare services following an autism spectrum diagnosis: Population-based cohort study. Autism. 2019 Apr 4:1362361319840229. doi: 10.1177/1362361319840229. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30943759


Mottron L. Detrimental ''Sensitivity'' framework misses the positive performance, role and autonomy of autistic perception. Cogn Neurosci. 2019 Mar 28:1-2. doi: 10.1080/17588928.2019.1596073. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30920348


Courchesne* V, Girard* D, Jacques C, Soulières I. Assessing intelligence at autism diagnosis: mission impossible? Testability and cognitive profile of autistic preschoolers. J Autism Dev Disord. 2019 Mar;49(3):845-856. doi: 10.1007/s10803-018-3786-4. PMID: 30361939


Croteau* C, Ben Amor L, Ilies D, Mottron L, Tarride JE, Dorais M, Perreault* S. Impact of Psychoactive Drug Use on Developing Obesity among Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Diagnosis: A Nested Case-Control Study. Child Obes. 2019 Jan 22. doi: 10.1089/chi.2018.0170. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30668140


Bouvet* L, Amsellem F, Maruani A, Tonus-Vic Dupont A, Mathieu A, Bourgeron T, Delorme R, Mottron L. Synesthesia & autistic features in a large family: Evidence for spatial imagery as a common factor. Behav Brain Res. 2019 Jan 9;362:266-272. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2019.01.014. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30639511


Forgeot D'Arc B, Soulières I, Socially interested, or socially sophisticated? On mutual social influence in autism. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 42 · January 2019. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X18002510. Request for full Text



Jacques C, Courchesne* V, Meilleur* AS, Mineau S, Fergusonù*S, Cousineau D, Labbe A, Dawson M, Mottron L.  What interests young autistic children? An exploratory study of object exploration and repetitive behavior. PLoS One. 2018 Dec 31;13(12):e0209251. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0209251. eCollection 2018. PMID: 30596684 Free Full Text


Baghdadli A, Michelon C, Pernon E, Picot MC, Miot S, Sonié S, Rattaz C, Mottron L. Adaptive trajectories and early risk factors in the autism spectrum: A 15-year prospective study. Autism Res. 2018 Oct 1. doi: 10.1002/aur.2022. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 30270526


Garon M, Forgeot d'Arc B, Lavallée MM, Estay EV, Beauchamp MH,  Visual Encoding of Social Cues Contributes to Moral Reasoning in Autism Spectrum Disorder: An Eye-Tracking Study.  Front Hum Neurosci, 12, 409 2018 Oct 15 eCollection 2018 PMID: 30374296 PMCID: PMC6196239 DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2018.00409 Free Full Text


Tullo D, Faubert J, Bertone A, Examining the benefits of training attention with Multiple Object-Tracking for individuals diagnosed with a neurodevelopmental condition: A cross-over, cognitive training study. September 2018. Journal of Vision 18(10):1021 DOI: 10.1167/18.10.1021 Request for ful Text


Duret* P, Samson* F, Pinsard B, Barbeau* EB, Boré A, Soulières I, Mottron L. Gyrification changes are related to cognitive strengths in autism. Neuroimage Clin. 2018 Aug 4;20:415-423. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2018.04.036. eCollection 2018. PMID: 30128280   Free Full Text


Tullo D, Faubert J & Bertone A.  The characterization of attention resource capacity and its relationship with fluid reasoning intelligence: A multiple object tracking study. Intelligence, 69, 158-168.


Tullo D, Faubert J, Bertone A, The characterization of attention resource capacity and its relationship with fluid reasoning intelligence: A multiple object tracking study. Intelligence 69:158-168· June 2018.    DOI: 10.1016/j.intell.2018.06.001. Request for full Text


Habib K, Montreuil T, Bertone A. Social learning through structured exercise for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. May 2018.  Request for full Text


Jacquet A, Jacques C, Chretien M, Des ateliers pour favoriser l’intégration socioprofessionnelle d’adultes autistes : une étude pilote - 07/02/19. A pilot project to promote vocational integration of adults with autism. Annales Médico-psychologiques, revue psychiatrique. 2018-04-01 Vol 18. DOI: 10.1016/j.amp.2017.03.032 Free Full Text


Rochette AC, Soulières I, Berthiaume C, Godbout R. NREM sleep EEG activity and procedural memory: A comparison between young neurotypical and autistic adults without sleep complaints. Autism Res. 2018 Apr;11(4):613-623. doi: 10.1002/aur.1933. Epub 2018 Jan 30. PMID 29381247 Request for full Text


Tordjman S, Anderson GM, Charrier A, Oriol C, Kermarrec S, Canitano R, Botbol M, Coulon N, Antoine C, Brailly-Tabard S, Cohen D, Haidar H, Trabado S, Carlier M, Bronsard G, Mottron L.  Relationships Between Self-Injurious Behaviors, Pain Reactivity, and β-Endorphin in Children and Adolescents With Autism. J Clin Psychiatry. 2018 Mar/Apr;79(2). pii: 16m10889. doi: 10.4088/JCP.16m10889. PMID 29617065


Tullo D, Guy* J, Faubert J, Bertone A. Training with a three-dimensional multiple object-tracking (3D-MOT) paradigm improves attention in students with a neurodevelopmental condition: a randomized controlled trial. Dev Sci. 2018 Apr 30:e12670. doi: 10.1111/desc.12670. PMID 29707864 Request for full Text



Croteau* C, Mottron L, Presse N, Tarride JE, Dorais M, Perreault* S. Increase in Psychoactive Drug Prescriptions in the Years Following Autism Spectrum Diagnosis: A Population-Based Cohort Study. J Popul Ther Clin Pharmacol. 2017 Aug 18;24(3):e19-e32. doi: 10.22374/1710-6222.24.3.2. PMID: 28873291


Forgeot d’Arc B, Thermidor G, Chrétien M, Lajeunesse S, Laporte L. Rencontre avec l'autisme : pour comprendre et agir. Illustrations : Charrette L. In press (automne 2017). (livre)


Perico, C, Faubert, J, Bertone A. Three-Dimensional MOT task as an assessment tool for attention and working memory: a comparison with traditional measures. August 2017, Journal of Vision 17(10):965 DOI10.1167/17.10.965


Tullo D, Faubert J, Bertone A. The cognitive benefits of NeuroTracker training across neurodevelopmental disorders: Who benefits from training attention with multiple object-tracking? August 2017, Journal of Vision 17(10):1307. DOI10.1167/17.10.1307


Chiodo L, Majerus S, Mottron L. Typical versus delayed speech onset influences verbal reporting of autistic interests. Mol Autism. 2017 Jul 21;8:35. doi: 10.1186/s13229-017-0155-7. eCollection 2017.PMID: 28736607  Free Full Text

Grot S, Légaré VP, Lipp O, Soulières I, Dolcos F, Luck D, Abnormal prefrontal and parietal activity linked to deficient active binding in working memory in schizophrenia. Schizophr Res. 2017 Jan 14. pii: S0920-9964(17)30030-0. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2017.01.021. PMID: 28095997

Baghdadli A, Russet F, Mottron L. Measurement properties of screening and diagnostic tools for autism spectrum adults of mean normal intelligence: A systematic review. Eur Psychiatry. 2017 May 17;44:104-124. doi: 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2017.04.009. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28641213


Bao* VA, Doobay* V, Mottron L, Collignon O, Bertone A. Multisensory Integration of Low-level Information in Autism Spectrum Disorder: Measuring Susceptibility to the Flash-Beep Illusion. J Autism Dev Disord. 2017 Aug;47(8):2535-2543. doi: 10.1007/s10803-017-3172-7. PMID: 28536959

Ostrolenk* A, Forgeot d'Arc B, Jelenic P, Samson* F, Mottron L. Hyperlexia: Systematic review, neurocognitive modelling, and outcome. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2017 Aug;79:134-149. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2017.04.029. Epub 2017 May 3. Review. PMID: 28478182  Free Full Text

Mottron L. Should we change targets and methods of early intervention in autism, in favor of a strengths-based education? Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2017 Jul;26(7):815-825. doi: 10.1007/s00787-017-0955-5. Epub 2017 Feb 8. PMID: 28181042  Free Full Text

Guy J, Habak C, Wilson HR, Mottron L, Bertone A. Face perception develops similarly across viewpoint in children and adolescents with and without autism spectrum disorder. J Vis. 2017 Jan 1;17(1):38. doi: 10.1167/17.1.38. PMID: 28141876 Free Full Text

Forgeot d'Arc B, Delorme R, Zalla T, Lefebvre A, Amsellem F, Moukawane S, Letellier L, Leboyer M, Mouren MC, Ramus F. Gaze direction detection in autism spectrum disorder. Autism. 2017 Jan;21(1):100-107. Epub 2016 Apr 30. PMID: 27132008


Courchesne*, V., Degré-Pelletier*, J., & Soulières, I. À propos du profil intellectuel des personnes sur le spectre de l’autisme. Sésame (Fédération Française Sésame Autisme), numéro 198.


Poitras M, Jacques C, Mise en place d’un modèle d’intervention psychoéducatif adapté à la réalité haïtienne en passant par la co-construction : un projet pilote implanté au centre d’accueil de Delmas 3 à Portau- Prince. Études caribéennes. Request for full Text


Kunda, M, Soulières, I, Rozga, A, Goel, A. Error patterns on the Raven’s Standard Progressive Matrices Test. Intelligence. 2016 59: 181-198. Free Full Text

Forgeot d'Arc B, Vinckier F, Lebreton M, Soulières I, Mottron L, Pessiglione M. Mimetic desire in autism spectrum disorder. Mol Autism. 2016 Nov 8;7:45. eCollection 2016. PMID: 27826407  Free Full Text


Tullo D, Guy* J, Faubert J, Bertone A. Using a three-dimensional multiple object tracking paradigm to train attention in students with a learning disability. September 2016 Journal of Vision 16(12):488. DOI10.1167/16.12.488 Conference: Journal of Vision 


Takesaki N, Kikuchi M, Yoshimura Y, Hiraishi H, Hasegawa C, Kaneda R, Nakatani H, Takahashi T, Mottron L, Minabe Y.
The Contribution of Increased Gamma Band Connectivity to Visual Non-Verbal Reasoning in Autistic Children: A MEG Study. PLoS One. 2016 Sep 15;11(9):e0163133. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0163133. eCollection 2016. PMID: 27631982  Free Full Text


Guy* J, Burack, J, Mottron L, Bertone A. How does configuration affect the allocation of visual attention in autism? A change detection study. September 2016 Journal of Vision 16(12):479 DOI10.1167/16.12.479 Conference: Journal of Vision 

Guy J, Mottron L, Berthiaume C, Bertone A, A Developmental Perspective of Global and Local Visual Perception in Autism Spectrum Disorder. J Autism Dev Disord. 2016 Jul 1. PMID: 27371139 

Couchesne* V, Nader* AM, Girard D, Bouchard V, Danis* E, Soulières I,  Le profil cognitif au service des apprentissages: Optimiser le potentiel desenfants sur le spectre de l’autisme. Revue québécoise de psychologie, numéro spécial sur les troubles neurodéveloppementaux. 37(2): 141-173 [COGNITIVE PROFILE AS A SUPPORT TO LEARNING PROCESSES : OPTIMIZING POTENTIAL FOR CHILDREN ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM]. Research Gates  Free Full Text

Lafleur A, Soulières I, Forgeot d'Arc B. Cognition sociale et sens de l’agentivité en autisme : De l’action à l’interaction [Social Cognition and the Sense of Agency in Autism: From Action to Interaction]. Sante Ment Que. Spring 2016;41(1):163-81. French. PMID: 27570956

Mottron, L. [Is autism a different kind of intelligence? New insights from cognitive neurosciences]. [Article in French] Bull Acad Natl Med. 2016 Mar;200(3):423-34; discussion 433-4. PMID: 28632360  Free Full Text

Merner N, Forgeot d'Arc B, Bell SC, Maussion G, Peng H, Gauthier J, Crapper L, Hamdan FF, Michaud JL, Mottron L, Rouleau GA, Ernst C. A de novo frame shift mutation in chromodomain helicase DNA-binding domain 8 (CHD8): A case report and literature review. Am J Med Genet A. 2016 Jan 20. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.37566. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26789910

Ostrolenk* A, Bertone A. Gender-Specific Differences in Autism Spectrum Cognitive Profiles: WIS vs. Raven. January 2016 Conference: Canadian Journal Of Experimental Psychology-Revue Canadienne De Psychologie Experimentale, At Ottawa,Canada Research Gates


Mottron, L, et Forgeot d'Arc, B. Le dépistage systématique précoce de l'autisme n'est pas justifié. Journal International de Médecine, 2 avril 2016.


Forgeot d’Arc, B. La psychiatrie auprès des personnes avec TSA : spécificités et enjeux. Express de la fédération Québécoise de l’autisme, avril 2016, p.20.




Nader* AM, Jelenic P, Soulières I. Discrepancy between WISC-III and WISC-IV Cognitive Profile in Autism Spectrum: What Does It Reveal about Autistic Cognition? PLoS One. 2015 Dec 16;10(12):e0144645. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144645. eCollection 2015. PMID: 26673881  Free Full Text

Sophie Tessier, Andréane Lambert, Marjolaine Chicoine, Peter Scherzer, Isabelle Soulières, Roger Godbout Corrigendum to “Intelligence measures and stage 2 sleep in typically-developing and autistic children” [INTPSY 97/1 (2015) 58–65]. Research Gate

Hippolyte L, Maillard AM, Rodriguez-Herreros B, Pain A, Martin-Brevet S, Ferrari C, Conus P, Macé A, Hadjikhani N, Metspalu A, Reigo A, Kolk A, Männik K, Barker M, Isidor B, Le Caignec C, Mignot C, Schneider L, Mottron L, Keren B, David A, Doco-Fenzy M, Gérard M, Bernier R, Goin-Kochel RP, Hanson E, Green Snyder L; 16p11.2 European Consortium, Simons Variation in Individuals Project Consortium, Ramus F, Beckmann JS, Draganski B, Reymond A, Jacquemont S. The Number of Genomic Copies at the 16p11.2 Locus Modulates Language, Verbal Memory, and Inhibition. Biol Psychiatry. 2015 Nov 10. pii: S0006-3223(15)00917-8. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2015.10.021. PMID: 26742926  Free Full Text

Boukhris T, Sheehy O, Mottron L, Bérard A. Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy and the Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Children. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Dec 14:1-8. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.3356 PMID: 26660917

Guy*, J., Mottron, L., Berthiaume, C., Bertone, A., The developmental trajectory of contrast sensitivity in autism spectrum disorder. Autism Res. 2015 Nov 27. doi: 10.1002/aur.1579. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26613355

Perreault* S, Croteau C, Mottron L, Tarride J, Dorais M. Psychiatric Healthcare Utilization and Related Costs In Newly Diagnosed Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorder (Asd) In Quebec (Canada). Value Health. 2015 Nov;18(7):A746-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2015.09.2882. Epub 2015 Oct 20. PMID: 26534182

Simard*, I. Luck, D, Mottron, L., Soulières, I. Autistic fluid intelligence:increased reliance onvisual functional connectivity with diminished modulation of coupling by task difficulty, NeuroImage : Clinical 9(2015) 467–478.Doi:10.1016/j.nicl.2015.09.007. PMID: 26594629  Free Full Text

Tullo, D., Faubert, J., Bertone, A. The limitations of attentional resources across developmental groups: A three-dimensional multiple object tracking study. J Vis. 2015 Sep 1;15(12):463. doi: 10.1167/15.12.463


Rafiq MA, Leblond CS, Saqib MA, Vincent AK, Ambalavanan A, Khan FS, Ayaz M, Shaheen N, Spiegelman D, Ali G, Amin-ud-Din M, Laurent S, Mahmood H, Christian M, Ali N, Fennell A, Nanjiani Z, Egger G, Caron C, Waqas A, Ayub M, Rasheed S, Forgeot d'Arc B, Johnson A, So J, Brohi MQ, Mottron L, Ansar M, Vincent JB, Xiong L. Novel VPS13B Mutations in Three Large Pakistani Cohen Syndrome Families Suggests a Baloch Variant with Autistic-Like Features. BMC Med Genet. 2015 Jun 25;16:41. doi: 10.1186/s12881-015-0183-0. PMID: 26104215  Free Full Text

Tessier, S, Lambert A, Chicoine M, Scherzer P, Soulières I, Godbout R. Intelligence measures and stage 2 sleep in typically-developing and autistic children. Int J Psychophysiol. 2015 Jul;97(1):58-65. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2015.05.003. Epub 2015 May 8. PMID: 25958790

Samson*, F., Benali, H., Doyon, J., Zeffiro, T.A. & Mottron, L. Speech acquisition predicts regions of enhanced cortical response to auditory stimulation in autism spectrum individuals,  J Psychiatr Res. 2015 Sep;68:285-92. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2015.05.011. Epub 2015 May 21. PMID: 26037888 Free Full Text

Morin*, K., Guy*, J., Habak, C., Wilson, HR, Pagani, L.S., Mottron, L., Bertone, A. Atypical face perception in autism: a point of view. Autism Res. Autism Res. 2015 Oct;8(5):497-506. doi: 10.1002/aur.1464. Epub 2015 Feb 11. PMID: 25683613

Mottron, L., & Duret,* P., Mueller, S., Moore, R.D., Forgeot d’Arc, B., Jacquemont, S. , Xiong, L. Sex differences in brain plasticity: a new hypothesis for sex ratio bias in autism, Molecular Autism. 2015 juin PMID: 26052415  Free Full Text

Muhammad Arshad Rafiq, Claire S Leblond, Muhammad Arif Nadeem Saqib, Akshita K. Vincent,Amirthagowri Ambalavanan, Falak Sher Khan, Muhammad Ayaz, Naseema Shaheen, Dan Spiegelman,Ghazanfar Ali, Muhammad Amin-ud-din, Sandra Laurent, Huda Mahmood, Mehtab Christian, Nadir Ali,Alanna Fennell, Zohair Nanjiani, Gerald Egger, Chantal Caron, Ahmed Waqas, Muhammad Ayub,Saima Rasheed, Baudouin Forgeot d’Arc, Amelie Johnson, Joyce So, Muhammad Qasim Brohi, Laurent Mottron, Muhammad Ansar, John B Vincent and Lan Xiong Novel VPS13B Mutations in Three Large Pakistani Cohen Syndrome Families Suggests a Baloch Variant with Autistic-Like Features BMC Medical Genetics 2015, 16:41  doi:10.1186/s12881-015-0183-0. PMID: 26104215  Free Full Text

Mottron, L. Considérations sur la place de la psychiatrie en autisme, à partir de l’histoire récente des rôles professionnels vis-à-vis de l’autisme au Québec, [Is psychiatry relevant in autism? A brief historical perspective on the role of psychiatry in diagnosis, and support to autistic people]. Santé Mentale au Québec, 2015 Summer;40(2):177-90. PMID: 26559214 DOI: 10.7202/1033050ar  Free Full Text

Barbeau*, E. B, Meilleur*, A-A., Zeffiro, T., Mottron, L. Comparing Motor Skills in Autism Spectrum Individuals With and Without Speech Delay. Autism Res. 2015 Mar 29. doi: 10.1002/aur.1483. PMID: 25820662 Free Full Text

Guy* J, Perreault A, Mottron L, Bertone A. A systematic examination ofearly perceptual influences on low-, mid and high-level visual abilities in Autism Spectrum Disorder. J Vis. 2015 Sep 1;15(12):644. PMID: 26326332

Perreault, A: Habak, C; Lepore, F.; Mottron, L.; Bertone, A. Behavioral evidence for a functional link between low- and mid-level visual perception in the Autism Spectrum Neuropsychologia, 11 septembre 2015, 77: 380-386. PMID : 26384775

Barbeau*, E.B., Lewis, J.D., Doyon, J., Benali, H., Zeffiro, T.A., Mottron, L. A greater involvement of posterior brain areas in interhemispheric transfer in autism: fMRI, DWI and behavioral evidences. Neuroimage Clin. 2015 Apr 30;8:267-80. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2015.04.019. eCollection 2015.PMID: 26106551  Free Full Text

Dormal, G., Lepore, F., Harissi-Dagher, M., Albouy, G., Tucholska, A., Bertone, A., Rossion, B., & Collignon, O. (2015). Tracking the evolution of crossmodal plasticity and visual recovery before and after sight-restoration. Journal of Neurophysiology, 113, 1727-42. doi: 10.1152/jn.00420.2014. PMID: 25520432

Courchesne*, V, Meilleur* AA, Poulin-Lord* MP, Dawson M, Soulières I. Autistic children at risk of being underestimated: school-based pilot study of a strength-informed assessment. Mol Autism. 2015 Mar 6;6:12. doi: 10.1186/s13229-015-0006-3. eCollection 2015. PMID: 25774281  Free Full Text


Forgeot d’Arc, B. TDA/H et autisme: les points essentiels, du diagnostic à l’intervention in Aide-mémoire du TDA/H à tous les âges, Bange F ed. Dunod, Paris, 2014, p. 221-230.


Forgeot d’Arc B. Le point de vue des neurosciences cognitives sur l’autisme in À la découverte de l'autisme, D. Yvon ed., Dunod, Paris, 2014, p. 44-57.


Forgeot d’Arc B. Qu’est-ce qu’un autiste ? in A la découverte de l'autisme, D. Yvon ed., Dunod, Paris, 2014, p. 8-14.


S. Meilleur*, AA, Jelenic, P., Mottron, L.  (2014) Prevalence of Clinically and Empirically Defined Talents and Strengths in Autism, JADD, 2015 May;45(5):1354-67. doi:10.1007/s10803-014-2296-2. PMID: 25374134 Free Full Text

Mottron L., Belleville S, Rouleau GA, Collignon O, Linking neocortical, cognitive, and genetic variability in autism with alterations of brain plasticity: The Trigger-Threshold-Target model. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews August 2014. doi=10.1016/j.neubiorev.2014.07.012 PMID: 25155242  Free full Text


Anna Corradi, Manuela Fadda, Amélie Piton, Lysanne Patry, Antonella Marte, Pia Rossi, Maxime Cadieux-Dion, Julie Gauthier, Line Lapointe, Laurent Mottron, Flavia Valtorta, Guy A Rouleau, Anna Fassio, Fabio Benfenati, Patrick Cossette (2014) SYN2 is an autism predisposing gene: loss-offunction mutations alter synaptic vesicle cycling and axon outgrowth Hum Mol Genet 2014 Jan 1;23(1):90-103. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddt401. Epub 2013 Aug 15. PMID 23956174 Free Full Text


S.Meilleur*, AA, Berthiaume, C., Bertone, A., Mottron L. (2014) Autism-Specific Covariation of Perceptual Performances: "g" or " p " Factor? PLoS One. 2014 Aug 12;9(8):e103781. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0103781x. eCollection 2014. PMID: 25117450  Free Full Text

Kéïta*, L., Guy*, J., Berthiaume, C., Mottron, L., Bertone, A. (2014) An early origin for detailed perception in autism: biased sensitivity for high-spatial frequency information, Sci Rep. 2014 Jul 4;4:5475. doi: 10.1038/srep05475. PMID: 24993026  Free Full Text

Poulin-Lord*; MP, Barbeau*, EB, Soulières,I., Monchi, O, Doyon, J.Benali, H. Mottron L., (2014) Increased topographical variability of task-related activation in perceptive and motor associative regions in adult autistics, 2014 Feb 25;4:444-53.doi:10.1016/j.nicl.2014.02.008. NeuroImage: Clinical eCollection 2014. PMID: 25101235  Free Full Text

Bouvet*, L., S. Meilleur*, AA, Paignon, A., Mottron, L., Donnadieu, S. (2014) Auditory local bias and reduced global interference in autism, Cognition 2014 Jun;131(3):367-72. doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2014.02.006. Epub 2014 Mar 15. PMID: 24637103

Bouvet*, L., Donnadieu, S., Valdois, S., Caron, C., Dawson, M. and Mottron, L., (2014) Veridical mapping in savant abilities, absolute pitch, and synesthesia: An autism case study. Front Psychol. 2014 Feb 18;5:106. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00106. eCollection 2014. PMID: 24600416  Free Full Text

Nader*, AM, Courchesne* V, Dawson M, Soulières I. Does WISC-IV Underestimate the Intelligence of Autistic Children? J Autism Dev Disord. 2014 Oct 12. PMID: 25308198

Roux, P, Forgeot d’Arc B, Ramus F, Passerieux C. Is the Theory of Mind deficit in schizophrenia explained by an impaired attention toward faces? Shizophrenia Research, 2014 Aug;157(1-3):78-83. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2014.04.031. PMID: 24857238

Forgeot, d’Arc B, Ramus F, Lefebvre A, Brottier D, Zalla T, Moukawane S, Amsellem F, Letellier L, Peyre H, Mouren MC, Leboyer M, Delorme R. Atypical social judgment and sensitivity to perceptual cues in autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2014 Aug 23. PMID: 25149177


Forgeot d’Arc, B. Dangereuse purification : chélation des métaux dans l’autisme. Sciences et pseudo-sciences, 2014, avril, n° 308. 

Arcand, C., Caillé, S., Ménard, É., Morasse, M. & Soulières, I. La contribution du neuropsychologue dans l’évaluation du trouble du spectre de l’autisme. Psychologie Québec, 31(3): 30-34.


Soulières, I. La notion d’intelligence et le profil cognitif chez les personnes porteuses d’autisme. Dans D. Yvon (Ed), À la découverte de l’autisme (pp. 72-77). Paris: Dunod. Chapitre de livre.



Soulières, I. Certains autistes sont-ils surdoués? Pour la Science, 433, 23.

Nader*, A.-M., Soulières, I. & Mottron, L.  DSM-5 vers une nouvelle définition du spectre de l’autisme. L’Express, Printemps 2013 : 29-34.


Forgeot d’Arc, B. L’autisme d’un DSM à l’autre Sciences et pseudo-sciences, 2013, janvier, 303, p.39.

Mottron, L., Une autiste reçoit un titre de docteur Honoris Causa : illustration du concept Université-Patient Partenaire lettre à l’éditeur Sante Ment Que. 2013 Spring;38(1):329-31. PMID: 24337004 Free Full Text

Rivest*, JB, Jemel. B., 
Bertone, A., McKerral, M., Mottron L., Luminance- and Texture-Defined Information Processing in School-Aged Children with Autism. PLoS One. 2013 Oct 24;8(10):e78978. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0078978. eCollection 2013. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2013;8(11). doi:10.1371/annotation/a4b3468f-cb36-4833-85f9-93a7cba7c36a. PMID: 24205355  Free Full Text

Bouvet*, L., Mottron, L., Valdois, S., Donnadieu, S., (2013) Auditory stream segregation in autism: Benefits and downsides of superior perceptual Processees. J Autism Dev Disord. 2013 Nov 27. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24281422

Corradi, A Fadda, M. Piton, A. Patry L., Marte, A.,Rossi, P., Cadieux-Dion M., Gauthier, J., Lapointe, L., Mottron, L., Valtorta F., Rouleau, G., Fassio, A., Benfenati, F., Patrick Cossette, P. (2013) SYN2 is an Autism Predisposing Gene: Loss-of-function Mutations Alter Synaptic Vesicle Cycling and Axon Outgrowth, Human Molecular genetics, 23,1, 90-103. PMID: 23956174 Free Full Text

Mottron, L., Dawson, M., The autistic Spectrum (2013) Handb Clin Neurol. 2013;111:263-71. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-52891-9.00029-4. PMID: 23622174

Charbonneau, G., Bertone, A., Lepore, F., Nassim, M., Lassonde, M., Mottron, L., Collignon. O. (2013) Multi-level deficits in the multisensory processing of emotion expressions in Autism Spectrum Disorders, Neuropsychologia. 2013 Apr;51(5):1002-10. doi: 10.1016/j.. 2013.02.009. Epub 2013 Feb 24. PMID: 23462241

Galle*, S., Courchesne*, V., Mottron, L., Frasnelli, J., (2013) Olfaction in the autism spectrum, Perception. 2013;42(3):341-55. PMID: 23837210

Limoges*, E. Bolduc, C. Berthiaume, C., Mottron, L., Godbout, R. (2013) Relationship between poor sleep and daytime cognitive performance in young adults with autism, Res Dev Disabil. 2013 Apr;34(4):1322-35. doi: 10.1016/j.ridd.2013.01.013. Epub 2013 Feb 14. PMID: 23417137

Massand, E., Bowler DM, Mottron, L., Hosein, A., Jemel, B., (2013) ERP Correlates of Recognition Memory in Autism Spectrum Disorder, J Autism Dev Disord. 2013 Sep;43(9):2038-47. doi: 10.1007/s10803-012-1755-x. PMID: 23307419

Mottron, L., Bonnel*, A., Bouvet*, L., Samson*, F., Burack, JA, Dawson M., Heaton, P., Veridical mapping in the development of exceptional autistic abilities (2013) Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2013 Feb;37(2):209-28. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2012.11.016. Epub 2012 Dec 5. PMID: 23219745  Free Full Text

Brochu-Barbeau*, E., Soulières, I., Dawson, M, Zeffiro T., Mottron L., (2013) The level and nature of autistic intelligence III: Inspection time. J Abnorm Psychol. 2013 Feb;122(1):295-301. doi: 10.1037/a0029984. Epub 2012 Oct 22. PMID: 23088375

Collignon O, Charbonneau G, Peters F, Nassim M, Lassonde M, Lepore F, Mottron L, Bertone A. (2013) Reduced multisensory facilitation in persons with autism. Cortex. 2013 Jun;49(6):1704-10. doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2012.06.001. Epub 2012 Jun 20. PMID: 22818902

Perreault*, A., Habak, C., Lepore, F., & Bertone, A. (2013). Investigating the developmental interaction between low- and intermediate-level spatial perception. Journal of Vision. doi: 10.1167/13.14.17. PMID: 24361589   Free Full Text

Forgeot, d’Arc B, Cortese S, Pinabel, Purper-Ouakil. Manifest for evidence-based child psychiatry in France. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2013 Jan;22(1):53-4. PMID: 22983530  Free Full Text

Leu-Semenescu S, Uguccioni G, Golmard JL, Czernecki V, Yelnik J, Dubois B, Forgeot, d’Arc B, Grabli D, Levy R, Arnulf I Can we still dream when the mind is blank? Sleep and dream mentations in auto-activation deficit. Brain, 2013;136(Pt 10), 3076-84. PMID: 24026624


Bertone A (2013). Acuity. In F Volkmar (ed.). Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Springer. DOI:

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Mottron, L., Soulières, I. & Dawson, M. Circumscribed interests. Dans F. Volkmar (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Springer. DOI:

Mottron, L. & Soulières, I. Local-Global distinction. Dans F. Volkmar (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Springer. DOI:
Mottron, L., Soulières, I. & Dawson, M. Perception. Dans F. Volkmar (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Springer.  DOI:



Soulières, I.  L’intelligence des autistes. Cerveau & Psycho, 51: 26-29.

Soulières, I.  Un’altra intelligenza. Mente & Cervello, 95.


Mottron, L. Malattia o  diversità? Mente & Cervello, 95.

Forgeot d'Arc B, Mottron L. Developmental disorders: Autistic disorders and social problems. in Developmental social neuroscience and childhood brain insult: Implications for theory and practice. Beauchamp M & Anderson V ed. Guildford Publications 2012; 299-322.


Nguyen*, A.K.D., Simard-Meilleur*, A.A., Berthiaume, C., Godbout, R, Mottron, L. Head circumference in Canadian male adults: Development of a normalized chart, International Journal of Morphology. 30(4):1474-1480, 2012.  Free Full Text 

Forgeot d’Arc B, Dawson M., Soulières, I., Mottron, L., (2012). Self-injury in autism is largely unexplained: now what? J Autism Dev Disord. 2012 Nov;42(11):2513-4; author reply 2515-8. doi: 10.1007/s10803-012-1628-3. No abstract available. PMID: 22890404

Russo, N., Mottron, L., Burack, J.A., Jemel, B., (2012) Parameters of semantic multisensory integration depend on timing and modality order among people on the autism spectrum: Evidence from Event-Related Potentials. Neuropsychologia, 2012 50(9):2131-41. PMID: 22613013

Hayward, DA., Shore, DI., Ristic, J., Kovshoff, H., Iarocci, G., Mottron, L., Burack, JA., (2012) Flexible visual processing in young adults with autism: The effects of implicit learning on a global-local task, J. of Autism and Developmental Disorders 42(11), 2382-92. PMID: 22391810

Bertone, A., Guy*, J., & Faubert, J. (2011). Assessing spatial perception in aging using an adapted Landolt-C technique. Neuroreport, 22, 951-955. doi: 10.1097/WNR.0b013e32834d2f49. PMID: 22045257

Bertrand, J.A., Lassonde, M., Manon, R., Nguyen, D., Bertone, A., Doucet, M.E., Bouthillier, A., & Lepore, F. (2012). An intracranial event-related potential study on transformational apparent motion. Does its processing differ from real motion? Experimental Brain Research, 216, 145-153. doi: 10.1007/s00221-011-2920-8. PMID: 22071683

Hanck*, J., Perreault*, A., Cornish, K., & Bertone, A. (2012). Identification or detection tasks in developmental studies: is a shift in paradigm necessary? Journal of Vision, 12, 4. doi: 10.1167/12.6.4. PMID: 22661610  Free Full Text

Levrez, C, Bourdin B, Le Driant B, Forgeot d’Arc B, Vandromme L. The Impact of Verbal Capacity on Theory of Mind in Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children. Am. Ann. Deaf, 2012 157(1), 66-77. PMID: 22792853

Lebreton, M, Kawa S, Forgeot d'Arc B, Daunizeau J, Pessiglione M. Your goal is mine: mimetic desires in the human brain. J. Neuroscience, 2012 32(21), 7146-57. PMID: 22623659  Free Full Text

French L, Bertone A, Hyde KL, Fombonne E (2012). Epidemiology of autism spectrum disorders. In JD Buxbaum, PR Hof (eds.). The Neuroscience of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Book Chapter


Samson F, Mottron L, Soulières I, Zeffiro TA. Enhanced visual functioning in autism: an ALE meta-analysis Hum Brain Mapp. 2012 Jul;33(7):1553-81. doi: 10.1002/hbm.21307. Epub 2011 Apr 4. PMID: 21465627 Free Full Text


Forgeot d’Arc B. Les interactions sociales dans l’autisme. Cerveau & Psycho, 2012, mai, 51.


Forgeot d’Arc B. Autisme, un trouble de la cognition sociale ? Sciences et pseudo-sciences, 2012 avril, 300, p51.



Forgeot d’Arc B. Le syndrome d’Asperger. La revue du Praticien – MG, 2011; 25: 192-194.

Tarabeux J, Kebir O, Gauthier J, Hamdan FF, Xiong L, Piton A, Spiegelman D, Henrion E, Millet B; S2D team, Fathalli F, Joober R, Rapoport JL, Delisi LE, Fombonne E, Mottron L., Forget-Dubois N, Boivin M, Michaud JL, Drapeau P, Lafrenière RG, Rouleau GA, Krebs MO. (2011). Rare mutations in N-methyl-D-aspartate glutamate receptors in autism spectrum disorders and schizophrenia. Transl Psychiatry. 2011 Nov 15;1:e55. doi: 10.1038/tp.2011.52. PMID: 22833210  Free Full Text

Mottron, L., Changing perceptions: The power of autism. Nature. 2011 Nov 2;479 (7371): 33-5. Cet article a fait l’objet d’article de commentaires dans plus de 600 sites internationaux et d’articles pleine page dans la presse écrite: Boston Globe (USA), LATimes (USA), Globe and Mail (Can), National Post (Can), Postmedia news (Can), The Hindu (Inde), Le Monde (Fr), et dans la presse TV (ABC news(USA), CTV (Can) Radio Canada (Can). Classé Comment pieces of the year (nr9). 2011 par la rédaction de Nature. Repris dans Nature Digest 9, 20-23 doi:10.1038/ndigest.2012.120220. PMID: 22051659  Free Full Text

Soulières, I., Dawson, M., Gernsbacher, M., Mottron, L., (2011) The Level and Nature of Autistic Intelligence II: what about Asperger Syndrome? PLoS One, 6(9):e25372. Epub 2011 Sep 28. PMID: 21991394  Free Full Text

Kéïta*, L., Mottron, L., Dawson, M., Bertone, A., (2011) Atypical lateral connectivity: a neural basis for altered visuo-spatial processing in autism, Biol Psychiatry, Nov 1;70(9):806-11. Epub 2011 Sep 9. PMID: 21907325

Greffou, S., Bertone, A., Hahler, E.M., Hanssens, J.M., Mottron, L., Faubert, J. (2011) Postural hypo-reactivity in autism is contingent on development and visual environment:A fully immersive virtual reality study, J. of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2012 Jun;42(6):961-70. doi: 10.1007/s10803-011-1326-6.. PMID: 21751061  Free Full Text

McAlonan, GM., Cheung, C., Chua, SE., Mottron, L., (2011) Meta-analysis of Gray Matter Abnormalities in Autism Spectrum Disorder: Should Asperger Disorder Be Subsumed Under a Broader Umbrella of Autistic Spectrum Disorder? Online letter 2011 Jun 30, Archives of General Psychiatry, 68: 409-18

Perreault*, A., Gurnsey, R., Dawson, M., Mottron, L., Bertone, A., (2011) Increased sensitivity to mirror symmetry in autism, PloS One, Apr 29;6(4):e19519. PMID: 21559337  Free Full Text

Samson*, F., Mottron, L., Soulières, I., Zeffiro, T.A., (2011) Enhanced visual functioning in autism: an ALE meta-analysis, Human brain mapping, Apr 4. doi: 10.1002/hbm.21307. PMID: 21465627 

Fassio, A., Patry, L., Congia, S., Onofri, F., Piton, A., Gauthier, J., Pozzi, D., Messa, M., Defranchi, E., Fadda, M., Corradi, A., Baldelli, P., Lapointe, L., St-Onge, J., Meloche, C., Mottron, L., Valtorta, F., Nguyen, DK., Rouleau, GA., Benfenati, F., Cossette, P., (2011) SYN1 loss-of-function mutations in ASD and partial epilepsy cause impaired synaptic function, Hum Mol Genet, Jun 15;20(12):2297-307.Epub 2011 Mar 25. PMID: 21441247  Free Full Text

Hamdan, FF., Gauthier, J., Dobrzeniecka, S., Lortie, A., Mottron L., Vanasse, M., D'Anjou, G., Lacaille, JC., Rouleau, GA., Michaud, JL., (2011) Intellectual disability without epilepsy associated with STXBP1 disruption, Eur J Hum Genet, May;19(5):607-9. Epub 2011 Mar 2. PMID: 21364700  Free Full Text

Gauthier, J., Siddiqui, TJ., Huashan, P., Yokomaku, D., Hamdan, FF., Champagne, N., Lapointe, M., Spiegelman, D., Noreau, A., Lafrenière, RG., Fathalli, F., Joober, R., Krebs, MO., Delisi, LE., Mottron, L., Fombonne, E., Michaud, JL., Drapeau, P., Carbonetto, S., Craig, AM., Rouleau, GA., (2011) Truncating mutations in NRXN2 and NRXN1 in autism spectrum disorders and schizophrenia, Hum Genet, Oct;130(4):563-73. Epub 2011 Mar 22. PMID: 21424692  Free Full Text

Soulières, I., Zeffiro, TA., Girard, ML., Mottron, L., (2011) Enhanced mental image mapping in autism, Neuropsychologia, Apr;49(5):848-57. Epub 2011 Jan 21. PMID: 21256856

Samson*, F., Hyde, KL., Bertone, A., Soulières, I., Mendrek, A., Ahad, P., Mottron, L., Zeffiro, TA., (2011) Atypical processing of auditory temporal complexity in autistics, Neuropsychologia, Feb;49(3):546-55. Epub 2010 Dec 28. PMID: 21192958

Hamdan, FF., Daoud, H., Piton, A., Gauthier, J., Dobrzeniecka, S., Krebs, MO., Joober, R., Lacaille, JC., Nadeau., A, Milunsky., JM, Wang, Z., Carmant, L., Mottron, L., Beauchamp, MH., Rouleau, GA., Michaud, JL., (2011) De Novo SYNGAP1 Mutations in Nonsyndromic Intellectual Disability and Autism, Biol Psychiatry, May 1;69(9):898-901. Epub 2011 Jan 15. PMID: 21237447

Soulières, I., Mottron, L., Giguère, G., Larochelle, S., (2011) Category induction in autism: slower, perhaps different, but certainly possible, Quarterly J. of Exp. Psychology, Feb;64(2):311-27. Epub 2010 Jul 8. PMID: 20623440

Piton, A., Gauthier, J., Hamdan, FF., Lafrenière, RG., Yang, Y., Henrion, E., Laurent, S., Noreau, A., Thibodeau, P., Karemera, L., Spiegelman, D., Kuku, F., Duguay, J., Destroismaisons, L., Jolivet, P., Côté, M., Lachapelle, K., Diallo, O., Raymond, A., Marineau, C., Champagne, N., Xiong, L., Gaspar, C., Rivière, JB., Tarabeux, J., Cossette, P., Krebs, MO., Rapoport, JL., Addington, A., Delisi, LE., Mottron, L., Joober, R., Fombonne, E., Drapeau, P., Rouleau, GA.,(2011) Systematic resequencing of X-chromosome synaptic genes in autism spectrum disorder and schizophrenia, Mol Psychiatry, Aug;16(8):867-80. Epub 2010 May 18. PMID: 20479760  Free Full Text

Bertone, A., Hanck*, J., Guy, J., & Cornish, K. (2010). The development of luminance- and texture-defined static form perception during the school-age years. Neuropsychologia, 48, 3080-3085. PMID: 20600190

Bertone, A., Hanck*, J., Kogan, C.S., Chaudhuri, A., & Cornish, K.M. (2010). Associating neural alterations and genotype in autism and fragile x syndrome: Incorporating perceptual phenotypes in causal modeling. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 40, 1541-1548. PMID: 20872060

Bertone, A., Hanck*, J., Kogan, C.S., Chaudhuri, A., & Cornish, K.M. (2010). Using perceptual signatures to link genotype with neural alterations in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and fragile x syndrome (FXS). Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 40, 1531-1540. PMID: 20886276

Forgeot d’Arc B, Dubail-Sbasnik C, Legay V, Troubles neurodéveloppementaux touchant les apprentissages chez l’enfant de 3 à 12 ans. Rev Prat 2011 Apr;61(4):485-90. BSDP: Réf 434571

Forgeot, d'Arc B & Ramus F. Belief Attribution despite Heavy Verbal interference. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology 2011 May;64(5):975-90. PMID: 21161856

Cornish KM, Bertone A, Kogan C, Scerif G (2011). Linking genes to cognition: the case of fragile x syndrome. In The Oxford Handbook of Intellectual Disability and Development. Oxford University Press. Abstract Online


Hamdan, FF., Daoud, H., Rochefort, D., Piton, A., Gauthier, J., Langlois, M., Foomani, G., Dobrzeniecka, S., Krebs, MO., Joober, R., Lafrenière, RG., Lacaille, JC., Mottron, L., Drapeau, P., Beauchamp, MH., Phillips, MS., Fombonne, E., Rouleau, GA., Michaud, JL., (2010) De Novo Mutations in FOXP1 in Cases with Intellectual Disability, Autism, and Language Impairment, Am J Hum Genet, Nov 12;87(5):671-8. Epub 2010 Oct 14. PMID: 20950788  Free Full Text

Soulières, I., Hubert, B., Rouleau, N., Gagnon, L., Tremblay, P., Seron, X., Mottron, L., (2010) Superior estimation abilities in two autistic spectrum children, Cogn Neuropsychologia, May;27(3):261-76. Epub 2010 Oct 13. PMID: 20945239

Kéïta* L, Bertone A. Far visual acuity is unremarkable in autism: Do we need to focus on crowding? Autism Research 2010 Dec;3(6):333-41. PMID: 20928845

Jemel, B., Mimeault, D., Saint-Amour, D., Hosein, A., Mottron, L., (2010) VEP Contrast sensitivity responses reveal reduced functional segregation of mid and high filters of visual channels in Autism. J. of Vision, Jun1;10(6):13. PMID: 20884562  Free Full Text

Awadalla P, Gauthier J, Myers RA, Casals F, Hamdan FF, Griffing AR, Côté M, Henrion E, Spiegelman D, Tarabeux J, Piton A, Yang Y, Boyko A, Bustamante C, Xiong L, Rapoport JL, Addington AM, Delisi JL, Krebs MO, Joober R, Millet B, Fombonne E, Mottron L., Zilversmit M, Keebler J, Daoud H, Marineau C, Roy-Gagnon MH, Dubé MP, Eyre-Walker A, Drapeau P, Stone EA, Lafrenière RG, Rouleau GA. Direct Measure of the De Novo Mutation Rate in Autism and Schizophrenia Cohorts. Am Journal of Hum Genet. 2010 Sep 10;87(3):316-24. PMID: 20797689  Free Full Text

Léveillé, C.L., Barbeau* E.B., Bolduc, C., Limoges*, E., Berthiaume, C., Chevrier, E., Mottron, L., Godbout, R. Enhanced connectivity between visual cortex and other regions of the brain in autism: A REM sleep EEG coherence study, Autism Research 2010 Oct;3(5):280-5. PMID: 20717953

Mitchell, P., Mottron, L., Soulières, I., Ropar, D., (2010) Susceptibility to the Shepard Illusion in participants with autism: Reduced top-down influences within perception? Autism Research. Jun;3(3):113-9. PMID: 20575110

Tarabeux, J., Champagne, N., Brustein, E., Hamdan, FF., Gauthier, J., Lapointe, M., Maios, C., Piton, A., Spiegelman, D., Henrion, E., Team, ST., Millet, B., Rapoport, JL., Delisi, LE., Joober, R,. Fathalli, F., Fombonne, E., Mottron, L., Forget-Dubois, N., Boivin, M., Michaud, JL., Lafrenière, RG., Drapeau, P., Krebs, MO., Rouleau, GA., (2010) De Novo Truncating Mutation in Kinesin 17 Associated with Schizophrenia, Biol Psychiatry, Oct 1;68(7):649-56. Epub 2010 Jun 19. PMID: 20646681

Jacques C, Mineau S, Ferguson S, Cousineau, D, Mottron L. A Stimulating Play Situation Designed to Observe Restricted Interests and Repetitive Behaviors in Young Autistic Children. May 2010 Conference: International Meeting for Autism Research 2010 Research Gates


Bonnel*, A., McAdams S., Smith B., Berthiaume, C., Bertone, A., Ciocca, V., Burack, JA., Mottron, L., (2010) Enhanced pure-tone pitch discrimination among persons with autism but not Asperger syndrome, Neuropsychologia, Jul;48(9):2465-75. Epub 2010 Apr 28. PMID: 20433857

Mottron, L., (2010) Que fait-on de l’intelligence autistique, Enfance, Mar;22:45-57 NecPlus.  Laurent Mottron (2010). Que fait-on de l’intelligence autistique ?. Enfance, 2010, pp 45-57. doi:10.4074/S0013754510001059.  

Hyde, KL., Samson*, F., Evans, AC., Mottron, L., (2010) Neuroanatomical Differences in Brain Areas Implicated in Perceptual and Other Core Features of Autism Revealed by Cortical Thickness Analysis and Voxel-Based Morphometry, Human Brain Mapping, Apr;31(4):556-66. PMID: 19790171  Free Full text


Weiss*, L., Arking*, A., Dan E., 195 collaborators & Mottron L., (2009) The Gene Discovery Project of Johns Hopkins and the Autism Consortium A genome-wide linkage and associations scan reveals novel loci for autism. Nature, Oct;8;461(7265):802-8. PMID: 19812673  Free Full Text

Soulières, I., Dawson, M., Samson*, F., Barbeau*, EB., Sahyoun, CP., Strangman, G., Zeffiro, T.A., Mottron, L., (2009) Enhanced visual Activity contributes to fluid reasoning in autism, Human brain mapping, Dec;30(12):4082-107. PMID: 19530215   Free Full Text

Hamdan, F.F., Piton A., Gauthier, J., Lortie A., Dubeau, F., Dobrzeniecka, S., Spiegelman, D., Noreau, A., Pellerin, S., Côté, M., Henrion, E., Fombonne, E., Mottron, L., Marineau, C., Drapeau, P., Lafrenière, R.G., Lacaille, J.C., Rouleau, G.A., Michaud, J.L., (2009) De novo STXBP1 mutations in mental retardation and non-syndromic epilepsy. Ann Neurol., Jun;65(6):748-53. PMID: 19557857

Mottron, L., Soulières, I., Dawson, M., (2009) Enhanced perception in savant syndrome : patterns, structure and creativity. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci., May 27;364(1522):1385-91. PMID: 19528021  Free Full Text

Hamdan, F.F., Gauthier, J., Pellerin, S., Dobrzeniecka, S., Marineau, C., Fombonne, E., Mottron, L., Lafrenière, R.G., Drapeau, P., Lacaille, J.C., Rouleau, G.A., Michaud, J.L., (2009) No association between SRGAP3/MEGAP haploinsufficiency and mental retardation. Arch Neurol. May;66(5):675-6. PMID: 19433673

Sahyoun, C.P., Soulières, I., Belliveau, J.W., Mottron, L., Mody, M., (2009) Cognitive Differences in Pictorial Reasoning between High-Functioning Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome, J. of Autism and Developmental Disorders, Jul;39(7):1014-23. Epub 2009 Mar 7. PMID: 19267190  Free Full Text

Hamdan, F.F., Gauthier, J., Spiegelman, D., Noreau, A., Yang, Y., Pellerin, S., Dobrzeniecka, S., Côté, M., Perreault-Linck, E., Carmant, L., D'Anjou, G., Fombonne, E., Addington, A.M., Rapoport, J.L., Delisi, L.E., Krebs, M.O., Mouaffak, F., Joober, R.,Mottron, L., Drapeau, P., Marineau, C., Lafrenière, R.G., Lacaille, J.C., Rouleau, G.A., Michaud, J.L., Synapse to Disease Group. (2009) Mutations in SYNGAP1 in Autosomal Non-Syndromic Mental Retardation, N Engl J Med, Feb 5;360(6):599-605. Erratum in: N Engl J Med. 2009 Oct 29;361(18):1814. Perreault-Linck, Elizabeth [corrected to Perreau-Linck, Elizabeth]. PMID: 19196676  Free full Text

Bowler, D.M., Limoges*, E., Mottron, L., (2009) Different Verbal Learning Strategies in High-Functioning Autism: Evidence from the Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test, J. of Autism and Developmental Disorders, Jun;39(6):910-5, Epub Feb 10. PMID: 19205859

Barbeau*, E.B., Mendrek, A., Mottron, L., (2009) Are autistic traits autistic? British Journal of Psychology, Feb;100(Pt 1):23-8. Epub 2008 Aug 20. PMID: 18718106

Gauthier, J., Spiegelman, D., Piton, A., Marineau, C., Lafrenière, R., St-Onge, J., Hamdan, F., Mottron, L., Fombonne, E., Joober, R., Lapointe, L., Drapeau, P., Rouleau, G.A., (2009) Novel de novo SHANK3 Mutation in Autistic Patients, Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet., Apr 5;150B(3):421-4. PMID: 18615476

Bertone, A., Bonnel*, A., & Burack, J. (2009). Complexities in interpreting perceptual profiles among persons with autism spectrum disorders: examples from research on auditory and visual processing. McGill Journal of Medicine. PMCID: PMC2997262   Free Full Text

Sahyoun, CP, Belliveau JW, Soulières I, Schwartz S, Mody M. Neuroimaging of the functional and structural networks underlying visuospatial vs. linguistic reasoning in high-functioning autism. Neuropsychologia. 2010 Jan;48(1):86-95. doi: 10.1016/j. Neuropsychologia. 2009.08.013. PMID: 19698726   Free Full Text

Mottron, L., Dawson, M. & Soulières, I. Enhanced perception in savant syndrome: Patterns, structure and creativity. Dans F. Happé & U. Frith (Eds.) Autism and Talent. Oxford: Oxford University Press.




Mottron, L, Dawson, M. & Soulières, I. A different memory: Are distinctions drawn from the study of non-autistic memory appropriate to describe memory in autism? Dans J. Boucher and D. Bowler (Eds.) Memory in Autism (pp. 311-329). Cambridge University Press.

Piton A., Michaud, J.L., Peng, H., Aradhya, S., Gauthier, J., Mottron, L., Champagne N., Lafrenière, RG, Hamdan, F.F.; S2D team, Joober, R., Fombonne, E., Marineau, C., Cossette, P., Dubé, M.P., Haghighi, P, Drapeau, P., Barker, P.A., Carbonetto S., Rouleau, G.A., (2008) Mutations in the calcium-related gene IL1RAPL1 are associated with autism (2008) Hum Mol Genet, Dec 15;17(24):3965-74, E-pub 2008 Sep 18. PMID: 18801879  Free Full Text

Amiet, C., Gourfinkel-An, I., Bouzamondo, A., Tordjman, S., Baulac, M., Lechat, P., Mottron, L., Cohen, D., (2008) Epilepsy in Autism is associated with mental retardation and gender: evidence from a Meta-Analysis. Biological Psychiatry, Oct 1;64(7):577-82. Epub 2008 Jun 2. PMID: 18565495

Daoust, A.M., Lusignan, F.A., Braun, C.M.J., Mottron, L., Godbout, R., (2008) EEG correlates of emotions in dream narratives from typical young adults and autistic spectrum disorders. Psychophysiology, 45, 299–308. PMID: 18047484

Daoust, A.M., Lusignan, F.A., Braun, C.M., Mottron, L., Godbout, R., (2008) Dream content analysis in persons with Autistic Spectrum Disorder, J. of Autism and developmental Disorders. 2008 Apr;38(4):634-43. Epub 2007 Aug 8. PMID: 17682931

Greffou*, S., Bertone, A., Hanssens, J-M., & Faubert, J. (2008). Development of visually driven postural reactivity: A fully immersive virtual reality study. Journal of Vision, 8:15, 1-10. PMID: 18831609  Free Full Text

Bertone, A., Hanck*, J., Cornish, K.M., & Faubert, J. (2008). Development of static and dynamic perception for luminance-defined and texture-defined information. Neuroreport, 19, 225-228. PMID: 18185113

Schmidt, L, Forgeot d'Arc B, Lafargue G, Galanaud D, Czernecki V, Grabli D, Schüpbach M, Hartmann A, Lévy R, Dubois B, Pessiglione M. Disconnecting force from money: effects of basal ganglia damage on incentive motivation. Brain 2008 Mar 15;131(Pt 5):1303-10. PMID: 18344560


Forgeot d’Arc B. Les antagonistes opioïdes. in Pharmacothérapie en psychiatrie de l’enfant et de l’adolescent, Mouren MC et al. ed. Masson 2007 ; 154-170. 


Gras-Vincendon A., Mottron L., Bursztejn, C., Danion, JM., (2007) Temporal Context Memory in High–Functioning Autism, Autism Nov 11(6):523-34. PMID: 17947288

Mottron, L., Soulières, I., Ménard*, E., (2007) Éléments de diagnostic différentiel clinique entre le syndrome d’Asperger et personnalité Schizoïde/Paranoïaque, Santé mentale au Québec, vol.32, no.1, 367-75. PMID: 18253677  Free Full Text

Wang*, L., Mottron, L., Peng, D., Berthiaume, C., Dawson, M., (2007) Local bias and local-to-global interference without global deficit: A robust finding in autism under various conditions of attention, exposure time and visual angle, Cognitive Neuropsychology, Jul;24(5):550-74. PMID: 18416507

Dawson, M., Soulières, I., Gernsbacher, M.A., Mottron, L., (2007) The Level and Nature of Autistic Intelligence, Psychological Science, Aug;18(8):657-62. PMID: 17680932  Free Full Text

Gernsbacher, M.A., Dawson, M., Mottron, L., (2007) Autism: Common, Heritable, but not Harmful. Commentary on Keller & Miller target article, “Resolving the paradox of common, Harmful, heritable mental disorders: which evolutionary genetic model work best? Behavioral and Brain Science, Aug;29(4):413-4. PMID: 25506106  Free Full Text

Mottron, L., Mineau, S., Martel*, G., Saintonge*, C., Bernier, CS., Berthiaume, C., Dawson, M., Lemay, M., Palardy, M.,Charman, T., Faubert, J., (2007) Lateral glances toward moving stimuli among young children with autism: Early regulation of locally oriented perception? Development and Psychopathology, Winter;19(1):23-36. PMID: 17241482

Bertone, A., Bettinelli*, L., & Faubert, J. (2007). The impact of blurred vision on cognitive assessment. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 29, 467-476. PMID: 17564912


Soulières, I., Mottron, L., Saumier, D., Larochelle, S., (2006) Atypical categorical perception in autism : autonomy of discrimination? Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, E-pub. PMID: 16897381

Caron*, MJ., Mottron, L., Berthiaume, C., Dawson, M., (2006) Cognitive mechanisms, specificity and neural underpinnings of the block design peak in autism, Brain, Jul:129(pt7):1789-1802. PMID: 16597652  Free Full Text

Mottron, L., Lemmens*, K., Gagnon*, L., Seron, X., (2006) Non-algorithmic access to calendar information in a calendar calculator with autism. Journal of Autism and developmental Disorders, 36(2):239-247. PMID: 16453069

Bertone, A., Mottron, L., Faubert, J. (2006) Dissociating pathway-versus complexity-specific accounts of motion perception impairments in autism. Commentary on Milne, E., Swettenham, J. & Campbell, R. Motion perception in autism: a review. Current psychology of cognition, 23(1), 75-83. Research Gate : 242521098  Free Full Text

Mottron, L., Ménard*, E., Soulières, I., Dawson, M., (2005) L’évaluation cognitive dans les troubles envahissants du développement. Revue Québécoise de Psychologie, 26(3):1-20, Item 35735

Lahaie*, A., Mottron, L., Arguin, M., Berthiaume, C., Jemel, B., Saumier, D., (2006) Face perception in high-functioning autistic adults: evidence for superior processing of face parts, not for a configural face processing deficit. Neuropsychology, 20(1):30-41. PMID: 16460220

Gauthier, J., Joober, R., Dubé, MP., Verlaan, DJ., St-Onge, J., Bonnel*, AC., Gariépy, D., Lacasse, H., Najafee, R., Fombonne, E., Mottron, L., Rouleau, GA.,(2006) Autism Spectrum Disorders Associated With X Chromosome Markers In French-Canadian Males. Journal of Molecular Psychiatry, Feb; 11(2):206-13. PMID: 16261168

Mottron, L., Burack, JA., (2006) Another perception. Editorial preface, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, special issue: perception in autism, Jan; 36(1):1-3.  SpringerLink  Free Full Text

Jemel, B., Dawson, M., Mottron, L., (2006) Impairment of face perception in autism: fact, or artefact? Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, special issue: perception in autism, 36(1):91-106. PMID: 16477517  Free Full Text

Iarocci, G., Burack, JA., Shore, D. M., Mottron, L., Enns, J., (2006) Global-Local Processing in High Functioning Children with Autism: Preexisting Visual Biases versus Implicit Task Biases. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, special issue: perception in autism,36(1):117-29. PMID: 16397823

Mottron, L., Dawson, M., Soulières, I., Hubert*, B., Burack, JA., (2006) Le surfonctionnement perceptuel dans l’autisme: Une mise à jour et huit principes sur la perception autistique. Revue de neuropsychologie, 16(3) 251-297 (Traduction de l’article précédent)  ISSN : 1155-4452

Mottron, L., Dawson, M., Soulières, I., Hubert*, B.,Burack, JA., (2006) Enhanced perceptual functioning in autism: an updated model and eight principle of autistic perception. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, special issue: perception in autism,36(1): 27-43. PMID: 16453071

Samson*, F., Mottron, L., Belin, P., Jemel B., Ciocca, V., (2006) Can spectro-temporal complexity explain the autistic pattern of performance on auditory tasks. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, special issue: perception in autism, 36(1): 65-76. PMID: 16382329

Bertone, A. & Faubert, J. (2006). Demonstrations of decreased sensitivity to complex motion information not enough to propose autism-specific neural etiology. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, Jan;36(1):55-64. Review. PMID: 16374669


Bertone, A., Mottron, L., Jelenic, P., Faubert, J., (2005) Enhanced and diminished visuo-spatial information processing in autism depends on stimulus complexity, Brain, 128, 2430-41. PMID: 15958508  Free Full Text

Ristic, J., Mottron, L., Friesen, CK., Iarocci, G., Burack, JA., Kingstone A., (2005) Eyes are special but not for everyone: The case of autism. Cognitive Brain Research, 24, 715-718. PMID: 16099372

Vlamings, PHJM., Stauder JEA., Van Son IAM., Mottron L., (2005) Atypical visual orienting to gaze and arrow cues in adults with high functioning autism. J. of Autism and developmental Disorders, 35(3), 267-277. PMID: 16119468

Limoges*, E., Mottron, L., Bolduc, C., Berthiaume, C., Godbout, R., (2005) Atypical Sleep Architecture and the Autism Phenotype, Brain, 128, 1049-1061. PMID: 15705609

Gauthier, J., Bonnel*, A., St-Onge, J., Karemera, L., Laurent, S., Mottron, L., Fombonne, E., Joober, R., Rouleau GA.,(2005) NLGN3/NLGN4 Gene mutations are not responsible for autism in the Quebec population. American Journal of Medical Genetics (b) Neuropsychiatrical Genetics, Jan 5, 132(1):74-5. PMID: 15389766

Bertone, A., Wittich, W., Watanabe, D., Overbury, O., & Faubert, J. (2005). The effect of age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) on non-verbal neuropsychological test performance. International Congress Series, 1282, 26-30.  Free Full Text

Chakor*, H., Bertone, A., McKerral, M., Faubert, J., & Lachapelle, P. (2005). Visual evoked potentials and reaction time measurements to luminance- and texture-defined motion stimuli. Documenta Ophthalmologica, 110, 163-172. PMID: 16328924

Thouvenin, B, Forgeot d’Arc B, Baujat G, Brousse V, Abadie V. : Mérycisme du nourrisson. Archives de Pédiatrie 2005 Sep;12(9):1368-71.  Free FullText


Gagnon*, L., Mottron, L., Bherer, L., Joanette, Y., (2004) Quantification judgement in high functioning autism:Superior Or Different? Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 34(6), 679-689. PMID: 15679187

Bertone, A., Mottron L., Faubert, J., (2004) Autism and schizophrenia: similar perceptual consequences, different neurobiological ethiology? Behavior and Brain Science, 27, 4 (592-593)  

Daoust, AM., Limoges*, E., Bolduc, C., Mottron, L., Godbout, R.,(2004) EEG Spectral Analysis of Wakefulness and REM Sleep in High Functioning Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Journal of clinical electrophysiology, 115(6), 1368-1373. PMID: 15134704

Cantin*, C., Mottron, L., (2004) Pédagogie et réadaptation spécialisées pour les troubles envahissants du développement sans déficience. Revue canadienne de psycho-éducation, 33(1), 93-115. Résumé

Mottron, L., (2004) Matching strategies in Cognitive Research with Individuals with High-functioning Autism: Current Practices, Instrument Biases, and Recommendations. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, special issue on methodology, 34 (1) 19-27. PMID: 15098953

Caron*, MJ., Mottron, L., Rainville, C., Chouinard, S.,(2004) Do high functioning persons with autism present superior wayfinding abilities? Neuropsychologia, 42, 467-481. PMID: 14728920

Kogan, C.S., Bertone, A., Cornish, K., Boutet, I., DerKaloustian, V.M., Andermann, E., Faubert, J., & Chaudhuri, A. (2004). Integrative cortical dysfunction and a pervasive motion perception deficit in fragile X syndrome. Neurology, Nov 9;63(9):1634-9. PMID: 15534248

Faubert, J., & Bertone, A. (2004). A common link between aging, schizophrenia, and autism? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 27, 593-594. [invited commentary on Phillips & Silverstein target article].


Mottron L., Bernier S., Lamy, M., Ménard*, E., Cantin*, C., Caillé, S., (2003) Outils d’aide à l’acquisition des habiletés sociales dans les troubles envahissants du développement sans déficience intellectuelle: principes d’action, description & bases neurocognitives. Prisme, 40, 126-143. Book Chapter ISBN EPUB : 9782896195589

Mottron, L., Burack, J., Iarocci, G., Belleville, S., Enns, J., (2003) Locally oriented perception with intact global processing among adolescents with high functioning autism: evidence from Multiple Paradigms, J. of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 44(6), 906-913. PMID: 12959498

Cantin*, C., Mottron, L., (2003) Réponse à l’article « Les programmes de type Lovaas et la réadaptation en autisme infantile » Revue canadienne de psycho-éducation, 32,1, 177-182

Fecteau*, S., Mottron, L., Burack, J., Berthiaume, C., (2003) Developmental changes of autistic symptoms. Autism 6(4), 67-81. PMID: 14516059

Bonnel*, AC., Mottron, L., Peretz, I., Trudel, M., Gallun, E., Bonnel, AM., (2003) Enhanced sensitivity for pitch in individuals with autism: A Signal Detection Analysis. J. of Cognitive Neuroscience, 15, (226-235). PMID: 12676060

Bertone, A., Mottron, L., Jelenic, P., Faubert, J.,(2003) Motion perception in autism: A complex issue? Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 15 (2) (218-225). Cet article a valu à Bertone le Prix Brainstar (cerveau en tête) du CIHR, Novembre 2003. PMID: 12676059

Gauthier, J., Joober, R., Mottron, L., FuchsM., De Kimpe, V.,Rouleau,GA., (2003) Mutation screening of Foxp2 in children diagnosed with autism. American Journal of Medical Genetics, 172-175. PMID: 12655497

Bertone, A., & Faubert, J. (2003). How is complex second-order motion processed? Vision Research, Nov;43(25):2591-601. PMID: 14552801  Free Full Text


Godbout, R., Limoges*, E., Daoust, AM., Bolduc, C., Mottron, L., (2002) EEG in activated states: wakefulness and REM sleep. International Journal of Bioelectromagnetism. PMID: 15134704  Free Full Text

Burack, JA., Iarocci, G., Bowler, D., Mottron, L., (2002) Benefits and Pitfalls in the Merging of Disciplines:The Example of Developmental Psychopathology and the Study of Persons with Autism. Development and Psychopathology, 14 (2):225-37. PMID: 12030689


Forgeot d’Arc B, Vacheron MN, Caroli F. : Stimulations Magnétiques Transcrâniennes : une thérapeutique d’avenir en psychiatrie ? Nervure 2002 Mar;15(2):S1-S6.




Forgeot d’Arc B, Skurnik N. : La notion de sciences auxiliaires en Psychiatrie. Nervure 2001 Sept;14(6) :25-28.

Mottron, L., Fecteau*, S., (2001) Les transformations développementales dans les troubles envahissants du développement sans déficience. Prisme, 34, 140-151ISSN : 1180-5501

Mottron, L., Morasse*, K., Belleville, S., (2001) A study of memory functioning in individuals with autism. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 42(2), 253-260. PMID: 11280421


Mottron, L., Peretz, I., Ménard*, E., (2000) Local and global processing of music in high-functioning persons with autism. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 41(8), 1057-1068. PMID: 11099122

Mercier, C., Mottron, L., Belleville, S., (2000) A psychosocial study on restricted interests in high functioning persons with pervasive developmental disorders. Autism, 4(4), 409-428. doi/abs/10.1177/1362361300004004006   Free Full Text

Godbout, R., Bergeron, C., Limoges, E.*, Stip, E., Mottron, L., (2000) A laboratory study of sleep in Asperger’s syndrome. Neuroreport, 11(2) 127-130. PMID: 10683843

Stip, E., Black, DN., Ekoe, J.M., Mottron, L., (2000) Fahr’s Disease and Asperger’s Syndrome in patient with primary hypoparathyroidism. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 68, 100, 126. PMID: 10671127  Free Full Text

Mottron, L., Burack, J., (2000) On why simulated developmental disorders don’t predict real ones : A reply to Oliver, Johnson, Karmiloff-Smith & Pennington. Developmental Science, 3 (1), 29-31.  Free Full Text

Larochelle, S., Richard, S., Soulières I. What some effects might not be: the time to verify membership in "well-defined" categories. Q J Exp Psychol A. 2000 Nov;53(4):929-61. PMID: 11131822


Mottron, L., Peretz, I., Belleville, S., Rouleau, N., (1999) Absolute Pitch in Autism: A case study. Neurocase, 5(6), 485-501.  Free Full Text

Mottron, L., Belleville, S., Ménard*, E., (1999) Local bias in autistic subjects as evidenced by graphic tasks: Perceptual hierarchization or working memory deficit? Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 40 (5), 743-755. PMID: 10433408

Mottron, L., Burack, J., Stauder, J., Robaey, P., (1999) Perceptual processing among high-functioning persons with autism. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry,40(2), 203-212. PMID: 10188702

Lassonde, M., Mottron, L., Peretz, I., Schiavetto, A., Hébert, S., Décarie, JC., (1999) Loss of global visual and auditory processing following right temporal lobe lesion. Brain and Cognition, 40,162-166


Mottron, L., Belleville, S., Stip, E., Morasse*, K., (1998) Atypical memory performances in an autistic savant. Memory, 6(6), 593-607. Free Full Text

Jambaqué, I., Mottron, L., Ponsot, G., Chiron, C., (1998) Autism and Visual Agnosia in a Child with Right Occipital Lobectomy. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 65, 555-560. PMID: 9771784  Free Full Text

Mineau, S., Mottron, L., (1998) Intervention thérapeutique utilisant les «intérêts particuliers» chez un enfant autiste avec agnosie visuelle: étude de cas. Santé mentale au Québec, 23(1), 67-84. Free Full Text

Mottron, L., Lapointe, P., Fournier, F., (1998) Le diagnostic des troubles envahissants du développement sans déficience et son impact sur l’obtention de services scolaires et sociaux au Québec. [Diagnosis of pervasive developmental disorders without mental retardation and its impact on obtaining social and educational services in Quebec]. Santé mentale au Québec, 23(1), 96-114. PMID: 9775956  Free Full Text

Mottron, L., Belleville, S., (1998) L’hypothèse perceptive visuelle dans l’autisme. Psychologie Française, 43(2), 135-145

Godbout, R., Bergeron, C., Stip, E., Mottron, L., (1998) A laboratory study of sleep and dreaming in a case of Asperger’s syndrome. Dreaming, 8(2), 75-88. PMID: 10683843

Von Grünau, M., Bertone, A., & Pakneshan, P. (1998). Attentional selection of motion states. Spatial Vision, 11, 329-347. PMID: 9749984


Mottron, L., Mineau, S., Décarie, JC., Labrecque, R., Jambaqué, I., Pépin, JP., Aroichane, M., (1997) Visual agnosia with bilateral temporo-occipital brain lesions in a child with an autistic disorder : A case study. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 39, 699-705. PMID: 9352734

Gagnon*, L., Mottron, L., Joanette, Y.,(1997) Questionning the validity of the semantic-pragmatic syndrome diagnosis. Autism, 1(1), 37-55. Sage  Free Full Text


Mottron, L., Belleville, S., Stip, E., (1996) Proper Name Hypermnesia in an autistic subject. Brain & Language, 1996, 53, 326-350. PMID: 8798332  Free Full Text


McKelvey, R., Lambert, R., Mottron, L., Shevell, M., (1995) Right hemisphere dysfunction in Asperger's Syndrome. Journal of Child Neurology, 10:310-314. PMID: 7594267  Free Full Text

Mottron, L., Belleville, S., (1995) Perspective production in a savant-autistic draugstman. Psychological Medicine, 1995; 25:639-648. PMID: 7480443  Free Full Text


Mottron, L., Belleville, S., (1994) La mémoire sémantique des autistes. Prisme, 4:38-51.

Mottron, L., Belleville, S.,(1994) L'apport de la neuropsychologie cognitive à l'étude de l'autisme. Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, 19:95-102.  Free Full Text


Mottron, L., Belleville, S., (1993) A study of perceptual analysis in a high-level autistic subject with exceptionnal graphic abilities. Brain and Cognition, 1993; 23:279-309. PMID: 8292330  Free Full Text


Mottron, L., (1990) Sur la place de la généalogie dans les psychoses schizophréniques, Synapse, 5,(1):47-49


Mottron, L., (1987) Certains signes positifs de la schizophrénie sont-ils des marqueurs développementaux? L'Évolution Psychiatrique, 55:1-12.

Mottron, L., Langage autistique et choix d'indications (1987). L'Information Psychiatrique, 63:513-516

Mottron, L., La diffusion de prégnance de R. Thom, une application à l'ontogenèse des conduites sémiotiques normales et pathologiques. (1987) Semiotica, 67(3/4):233-244. Free Full Text


Mottron, L., (1981) Le psychopathe, la loi, l'institution. Psychologie médicale, 13(4):641-652.