Arciuli, J. & Brock, J. (2014). Communication in autism. Trends in Language Acquisition Research (TiLAR). Amsterdam: John Benjamin.

Book chapters

Brock, J., & Caruana, N. (2014). Reading for sound and reading for meaning in autism: Frith and Snowling (1983) revisited. In J. Arciuli and J. Brock (Eds.) Communication in autism. Trends in Language Acquisition Research (TiLAR) (pp 125-145). Amsterdam: John Benjamin. PDF

Jarrold, C., & Brock, J. (2012). Short-term and working memory in mental retardation. In J.A. Burack, R.M. Hodapp, G. Iarocci, & E. Zigler (Eds.), Handbook of Intellectual Disability and Development, 2nd Edition (pp 109-124). Oxford: Oxford University Press. PDF

Brock, J., Einav, S., & Riby, D. (2008). The other end of the spectrum? Social cognition in Williams syndrome. In T. Striano & V. Reid (Eds.), Social Cognition: Development, Neuroscience and Autism. Oxford: Blackwell. PDF

Jarrold, C., Purser, H.R.M., & Brock, J. (2006). Short-term memory in Down syndrome. In T.P. Alloway & S. Gathercole (Eds.) Working Memory and Neurodevelopmental Disorders (pp. 239-266). Hove, U.K.: Psychology Press. PDF

Journal articles

Howlin, P., Arciuli, J., Begeer, S., Brock, J., Clarke, K., Costley, D., Di Rita, P., Falkmer, T., Glozier, N., Gray, K., Guastella, A., Horstead, S., Rice, L., Stancliffe, R., West, S., Yam, C., & Einfeld, S. (in press). Research on adults with autism – roundtable report. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability. Preprint

Yau, S. H., Brock, J., & McArthur, G. (in press). The relationship between spoken language and speech and nonspeech processing in children with autism: an event-related field study. Developmental Science.

Tang, H., Brock, J., & Johnson, B. W. (in press). Sound envelope processing in the developing human brain: A MEG study. Clinical Neurophysiology.

Caruana, N., Brock, J., & Woolgar, A. (2015). A frontotemporoparietal network common to initiating and responding to joint attention bids. NeuroImage, 108, 34-46. Preprint

He, W., Brock, J., & Johnson, B. W. (2015). Face-processing in the brains of preschool aged children measured using MEG. NeuroImage, 106, 317-327. Preprint

He, W., Garrido, M., Sowman, P., Brock, J., & Johnson, B. W. (2015). Development of effective connectivity in the core network of face perception. Human Brain Mapping, 36, 2161-2173.

Yau, S. H., McArthur, G., Badcock, N. A., & Brock, J. (2015). Case report: Auditory brain responses in a minimally verbal child with autism spectrum disorder and cerebral palsy. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9:208. Open Access

Brock, J. (2014). Combining the old and the new. The Psychologist, 27, 750-753.

Brock, J. & Nation, K. (2014). The hardest butter to button: immediate effects of sentence context in spoken word recognition. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 67, 114-123Preprint

Brock, J. & Sowman, P. (2014). MEG for kids: listening to your brain with super-cool SQUIDs. Frontiers for Young Minds, 2:10.

Caruana, N. & Brock, J. (2014). No association between autistic traits and eye-movements during reading. PeerJ 2:e466

He, W., Brock, J., & Johnson, B. W. (2014). Face-sensitive brain responses measured from a 4 year old child with a custom-sized child MEG system. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 222, 213-217. Preprint

Lodhia, V., Brock, J., Johnson, B. W., & Hautus, M. J. (2014). Reduced object related negativity response indicates impaired auditory scene analysis in adults with autistic spectrum disorder. PeerJ 2: e261.

Castles, A., Kohnen, S., Nickels, L., & Brock, J. (2014). Developmental disorders: What can be learned from cognitive neuropsychology? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society ofLondon - B, 369, 20130407Preprint

Brock, J. (2013). Connectivity and cognition in autism spectrum disorders: Where are the links? Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), 110, E3973. Preprint

Brock, J. & Bzishvili, S. (2013). Deconstructing Frith and Snowling's homograph-reading task: Implications for autism spectrum disorders. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 66, 1764-1773. PDF

Brock, J., Bzishvili, S., Reid, M., Hautus, M., & Johnson, B. W. (2013). Atypical neuromagnetic responses to illusory auditory pitch in children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43, 2726-2731. Preprint

Johnson, B. W., McArthur, G., Hautus, M., Reid, M., Brock, J., Castles, A., & Crain, S. (2013). Lateralized auditory brain function in children with normal reading ability and children with dyslexia. Neuropsychologia, 51, 633-641. PDF

Ng, T., Sowman, P., Brock, J., & Johnson, B. W. (2013). Neuromagnetic imaging reveals timing of volitional and anticipatory motor control in bimanual load lifting. Behavioural Brain Research, 247, 182-192.

Ng, T., Sowman, P., Brock, J., & Johnson, B. W. (2013). Neuromagnetic brain activity associated with anticipatory postural adjustments for bimanual load lifting. NeuroImage, 66, 343-352. Preprint

Brock, J. (2012). Alternative Bayesian accounts of autistic perception. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 16, 573-574. Preprint

Wilson, C. E., Palermo, R., & Brock, J. (2012). Visual scan paths and recognition of facial identity in autism spectrum disorder and typical development. PLoS ONE 7(5): e37681. Open Access

Brock, J. (2011). Complementary approaches to the developmental cognitive neuroscience of autism - reflections on Pelphrey et al. (2011). Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 52, 645-646. PDF

Brock, J., Xu, J. Y., & Brooks, K. (2011). Individual differences in visual search: relationship to autistic traits, discrimination thresholds, and speed of processing. Perception, 40, 739-742. PDF

Ng, T. H.-B., Sowman, P., Brock, J., & Johnson, B. W. (2011). Premovement brain activity in a bimanual load-lifting task. Experimental Brain Research, 208, 189-201. PDF

Wilson, C. E., Palermo, R., Burton, A. M., & Brock, J. (2011). Recognition of own and other-race faces in autism spectrum disorder. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 64, 1939-1954. PDF

Wilson, C. E., Brock, J., & Palermo, R. (2010). Attention to social stimuli and facial identity recognition skills in autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 54, 1104-1115. PDF 

Wilson, C. E., Brock, J., Palermo, R. & Burton, A. M. (2010). Learning new faces in typically developing children and children on the autistic spectrum. Perception. 39, 1645-1658. PDF

Wilson, C. E., Freeman, P., Brock, J., Burton, A. M., & Palermo, R. (2010). Facial identity recognition in the broader autism phenotype. PLoS ONE, 5, e12876. Open Access

Wilson, C. E., Palermo, R., Schmalzl, L., & Brock, J. (2010). Specificity of impaired facial identity recognition in children with suspected developmental prosopagnosia. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 27, 30-45. PDF

Norbury, C. F., Brock, J., Cragg, L., Einav, S., Griffiths, H., & Nation, K. (2009). Eye-movement patterns are associated with communicative competence in autistic spectrum disorders. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 50, 834-842. PDF

Brock, J., Norbury, C. F., Einav, S., & Nation, K. (2008). Do individuals with autism process words in context? Evidence from language-mediated eye-movements. Cognition, 108, 896-904. PDF Blogpost

Langdon, R. & Brock, J. (2008). Hypo- or hyper-mentalizing: It all depends upon what one means by "mentalizing". Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 31, 274-275. PDF

Brock, J. (2007). Language abilities in Williams syndrome: a critical review. Development and Psychopathology, 19, 97-127. PDF

Brock, J., Jarrold, C., Farran, E. K., Laws, G., & Riby, D.M. (2007). Do children with Williams syndrome really have good vocabulary knowledge? Methods for comparing cognitive and linguistic abilities in developmental disorders. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 21, 673-688. PDF

Rippon, G., Brock, J., Brown, C.C., & Boucher, J. (2007). Disordered connectivity in the autistic brain: challenges for the ‘new psychophysiology’. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 63, 164-172. PDF

Bott, L., Brock, J., Brockdorff, N., Boucher, J., & Lamberts, K. (2006). Perceptual similarity in autism. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 59, 1237-1254. PDF

Brock, J., Brown, G.D.A., & Boucher, J. (2006). Free recall in Williams syndrome: Is there a dissociation between short- and long-term memory? Cortex, 42, 366-375. PDF

Brock, J. & Jarrold, C. (2005). Serial order reconstruction in Down syndrome: Evidence for a selective deficit in verbal short-term memory. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 46, 304-316. PDF

Brock, J., McCormack, T., & Boucher, J. (2005). Probed serial recall in Williams syndrome: Lexical influences on phonological short-term memory. Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research, 48, 360-371. PDF

Brown, C.C., Gruber, T., Boucher, J., Rippon, G., & Brock, J. (2005). Gamma abnormalities during perception of illusory figures in autism. Cortex, 41, 364-376.

Brock, J. & Jarrold, C. (2004). Language influences on verbal short-term memory in Down syndrome: Item and order recognition. Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research, 47, 1334-1346. PDF

Jarrold, C., & Brock, J. (2004). To match or not to match? Methodological issues in autism-related research. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 34, 81-86. PDF

McCormack, T., Brown, G.D.A., Smith, M.C., & Brock, J. (2004). A timing-specific memory distortion effect in young children. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 87, 33-56. PDF

Brock, J., Brown, C.C., Boucher, J., & Rippon, G. (2002). The temporal binding deficit hypothesis of autism. Development and Psychopathology, 14, 209-224. PDF

Conference proceedings (peer reviewed)

Parviz, M., Johnson, M., Johnson, B., & Brock, J. (2011). Using Language Models and Latent Semantic Analysis to Characterise the N400m Neural Response. In Proceedings of the Australasian Language Technology Association Workshop 2011
Open Access

Calacouris, S. & Brock, J. (2010). How does sentence context affect activation of homophone and cohort competitors? Evidence from language-mediated eye movements. In Christensen, W., Schier, E., & Sutton, J. (Eds.), ASCS09: Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the Australasian Society for Cognitive Science. Sydney, Australia: Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science.
Open Access

Ng, T., Sowman, P., Brock, J. & Johnson, B. (2010). An EEG/MEG study of anticipatory postural adjustment in a bimanual load-lifting task. In Christensen, W., Schier, E., & Sutton, J. (Eds.), ASCS09: Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the Australasian Society for Cognitive Science. Sydney, Australia: Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science.
Open Access

Other publications

Brock, J. (2014). The elusive essence of autism. Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative. 28th Jan 2014. Link

Brock, J. (2013). Does psychology belong in the science club? The Conversation, 17 Sept 2013. Link

Brock, J. (2013). Registered report. Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative. 14th June 2013. Link

Brock, J. (2013). Six Questions for Connectivity Theory Research. Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative. 22nd March 2013. Link

Brock, J. (2013). Perfect match. Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative. 5th March 2013. Link

Brock, J. (2012). Redefining autism in the DSM-5. The Conversation, 25 Oct 2012. Link

Brock, J. (2011). PDD-NOS and DSM 5. The Thinking Person’s Guide To Autism, 7 Nov 2011. Link 

Conference presentations

Brock, J., Sukenik, N., & Friedmann, N. (2013). Individual differences in homograph reading amongst Hebrew-speaking autistic children: Performance is linked to language production rather than comprehension. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Sebastian, May 2013. PDF

Brock, J., Reid, M., Bzishvili, S., & Johnson, B. W. (2012). Atypical brain responses to illusory auditory pitch in autism. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Toronto, May 2012.

Brock, J., Tesan, G., & Johnson, B. W. (2011). Medial frontal contributions to the N400m sentence context effect. Poster presented at the British Neuroscience Association Biennial Meeting, Harrogate, April 2011. PDF

Brock, J. (2009). A selective case of agemmatism: Further evidence for the Jewel Root Model. Poster presented at the Festschrift for Max Coltheart, Sydney, March 2009.


Brock, J. (2004). Cognitive discoordination in schizophrenia and autism. Unpublished manuscript. PDF

Brock, J., (2002). Language and memory in Williams syndrome. Unpublished PhD thesis, University of Warwick. PDF

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