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On Thursday 19th March 2015 Matthew Hotton led the discussion on the paper:

- Spain et al 2015 which reviews CBT for adults wtih ASD and psychiatirc co-morbidity.

On Thursday 26th June 2014 the following papers were discussed:

- Dinstein et al (2012) Unreliable Evoked Responses in Autism, Neuron 75, 981–991

- Woo & Leon (2013) Environmental Enrichment as an Effective Treatment for Autism:
A Randomized Controlled Trial, Behavioral Neuroscience 127(4), 487-497

On Thursday 19th December Brianna Doherty led the discussion on

- Global Prevalence of Autism and Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders. Elsabbagh et al., 2012 Autism Research 5: 160-179

And Margaret Esiri led the discussion on the Brain Bank for Autism http://www.brainbankforautism.org.uk/

On Thursday 14th November Dr Esther Becker led the discussion on

- Autistic-like behaviour and cerebellar dysfunction in Purkinje cell Tsc1 mutant mice. Tsai et al. 2012 Nature 488(7413):647-51

and Hannah Hobson led the discussion on

- Bridging Autism, Science and Society: Moving Toward an Ethically Informed Approach to Autism Research. Pellicano & Stears, 2011 Autism Research 4: 271-282.

On Thursday 19th September Doctors Alex Popescu and Steven Chance led the discussion on the following papers :

- Mazurek & Engelhardt paper 'Video Game Use in Boys With Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, or Typical Development' Pediatrics 2013 Vol 132 pages 260-66

- Amaral et al paper 'Neuroanatomy of autism' (Trends in Neuroscience 2008 Vol 31(3

Our first journal club took place at St John's Research Centre kindly organised by Hannah Buxton where we discussed:

- Sensitivity and Specificity of Proposed DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder' by McPartland et al (2012)