Biol Psychiatry Cogn Neurosci Neuroimaging 2021 Apr 9. Epub 2021 Apr 9.
Vanderbilt Brain Institute, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA; Hearing and Speech Sciences, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, USA; Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, USA.
Background: Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affects many aspects of life, from social interactions to (multi)sensory processing. Similarly, the condition expresses at the variety of levels of description, from genetics to neural circuits and interpersonal behavior. We attempt to bridge between domains and levels of description by detailing the behavioral, electrophysiological, and putative neural network basis of peri-personal space (PPS) updating in ASD during a social context, given that the encoding of this space relies on appropriate multisensory integration, is malleable by social context, and thought to delineate the boundary between self and other. Read More