Joe McCleery, Ph.D.
         
         Director of Clinical Research and Development

        
Pyramid Educational Consultants
         Newark, Delaware
         USA
         

         E-mail: joe.mccleery@gmail.com
  

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Publications:

Gillespie, S., McCleery, J. P., & Oberman, L. M. (2014). Letter to the Editor: Spontaneous versus deliberate vicarious representations: Different routes to empathy in psychopathy and autism. Brain, in press. (IF=9.91)

Oberman, L. M., Hubbard, E. M., & McCleery, J. P. (2014). Associative learning alone is insufficient for the evolution and maintenance of the human mirror neuron system. Commentary on Cook et al., Mirror Neurons: From Origin to Function. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, in press. (IF=18.57)

McCleery, J. P., Elliott, N. A., Sampanis, D. S., & Stefanidou, C. A. (2013). Motor development and motor resonance difficulties in autism: Relevance to early intervention for language and communication skills. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 7(30), 1-20. [link] [pdf]
 
Streltsova, A. & McCleery, J. P. (2014). Neural time-course of the observation of human and non-human object touch. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 9(3), 333-341. [link] [pdf] (IF=6.13)
 
Cornew, L., Dobkins, K. R., Akshoomoff, N., McCleery, J. P., & Carver, L. J. (2012). Atypical social referencing in infant siblings of children with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 42(12), 2611-2621. [link] (IF=2.96)
 
Oberman, L. M., McCleery, J. P., Hubbard, E. M., Bernier, R., Wiersema, J. R., Raymaekers, R., & Pineda, J. A. (2013). Developmental changes in mu suppression to observed and executed actions in autism spectrum disorders. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 8(3), 300-304. [link] (IF=6.13)
 
McCleery, J. P., Surtees, A., Graham, K. A., Richards, J. E., & Apperly, I. A. (2011). Neural and cognitive time-course of theory of mind. Journal of Neuroscience, 31(36), 12849-12854. [link] [pdf] (IF=7.18)
 
McCleery, J. P., Ceponiene, R., Burner, K. M., Townsend, J., Kinnear, M., & Schreibman, L.   (2010).  Neural correlates of verbal and nonverbal semantic integration in children with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 51(3), 277-286. [link] [pdf] (IF=4.9)
 
McCleery, J. P., Akshoomoff, N., Dobkins, K. R., & Carver, L. J.  (2009).  Atypical face versus object processing and hemispheric asymmetries in 10-month-old infants at risk for autism. Biological Psychiatry, 66(10), 950-957. [pdf] (IF=8.92)
 
Dobkins, K. R., Bosworth, R. G., & McCleery, J. P.  (2009).  Effects of gestational length, gender, postnatal age, and birth order on visual contrast sensitivity in infants. Journal of Vision, 9(10):19, 1-21. [pdf] (IF=3.02)
 
Nelson, C. A., & McCleery, J. P. (2008). Use of event-related potentials in the study of typical and atypical development. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 47(11), 1252-1261. [pdf] (IF=4.8)

McCleery, J. P., Zhang, L., Ge, L., Wang, Z., Christiansen, E. M., Lee, K., & Cottrell, G. W. (2008). The roles of visual expertise and visual input in the face inversion effect: Behavioral and neurocomputational evidence. Vision Research, 48(5), 703-715. [pdf] (IF=2.33)

McCleery, J. P., Allman, E. A., Carver, L. J., & Dobkins, K. R. (2007). Abnormal magnocellular pathway visual processing in infants at risk for autism. Biological Psychiatry, 62(9), 1007-1014. [pdf] (IF=8.92)

Oberman, L. M., McCleery, J. P., Ramachandran, V. S., & Pineda, J. A. (2007). EEG evidence for mirror neuron activity during the observation of robot actions: Toward an assessment of the human qualities of interactive robots. Neurocomputing, 70(13-15), 2194-2203. [pdf] (IF=1.23)

McCleery, J. P., Tully, L. M., Slevc, L. R., & Schreibman, L. (2006). Consonant production patterns of young severely language-delayed children with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Communication Disorders, 39, 217-231. [link] (IF=1.29)

Ge, L., Wang, Z., McCleery, J. P., & Lee, K. (2006). Activation of face expertise and the inversion effect. Psychological Science, 17(1),12-16. [link] (IF=4.81)

Oberman, L. M., Hubbard, E. M., McCleery, J. P., Altschuler, E. A., Ramachandran, V. S., & Pineda, J. A. (2005). EEG evidence for mirror neuron dysfunction in autism spectrum disorders. Cognitive Brain Research, 24, 190-198. [pdf] (IF=2.88)




Recent Invited Talks and Conference Presentations (Selected):


McCleery, J. P., Graham, K. A., Richards, J. E., Allen, H. A., Ceponiene, R., & Nielsen, D. (November, 2011). Neural mechanisms of pre-lexical speech processing: A view through repetition suppression. Poster presented in session Language: Auditory, Comprehension, and Gene Studies, at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC.

Stefanidou, C., Ceponiene, R., & McCleery, J. P. (September, 2011). The development of neural mechanisms for the perceptual processing of auditory gestures. Poster presented at the British Psychological Society Developmental Psychology Section Conference, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

McCleery, J. P. (February, 2011). Social and non-social processing in infants at risk for developing autism. Talk presented in seminar series Language and Development, in the Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.

McCleery, J. P., Ceponiene, R., Nielsen, D., & Graham, K. A. (September, 2010). Neurodevelopmental mechanisms of speech versus non-speech processing: A view through repetition suppression. Talk presented in symposim Event-related potentials studies of the development and maturation of auditory sensory and perceptual processing mechanisms, at the British Psychological Society Developmental Psychology Section Conference, London, England.

McCleery, J. P. (March, 2010). The neurodevelopmental basis of social and non-social functioning differences in children with autism. Invited seminar talk presented in the International Symposium on the Development and Education of Logic and Sensibility at the Global Center of Excellence Center for Advanced Research of Logic and Sensibility, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan.

McCleery, J. P., Singh, C., Petrozziello, G., & Nelson, C.A. (October, 2009). Electrophysiological correlates of directed attention to face features. Poster presented in Poster Session I at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Berlin, Germany.

McCleery, J. P., Wang, Z., Ge., L., Jiliang, Y., Tian, J., & Lee, K. (November, 2008). Neural correlates of the other-race effects in individuation and categorization. Talk presented in symposium Social Cognition: Making Social Decisions at the 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC.

McCleery, J. P. (September, 2008). Early functional neurodevelopment in autism. Invited seminar talk presented in the Massachusetts General Hospital / Massachusetts Institute of Technology Autism and Developmental Disorders Colloquium Series, Boston, MA.

McCleery, J. P., Dobkins, K., Geal-Touhy, S., & Carver, L. J. (March, 2008). Facial emotion processing in 10-month-old infants: Happy versus disgust. Poster presented at the International Conference on Infant Studies, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

McCleery, J. P. (November, 2007). Integrity of face-related neural systems in infants with a family history of autism. Invited talk presented in the Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, CT.

Carver, L. J., Cornew, L., Dobkins, K. R., & McCleery, J. P. (May, 2007). Social referencing in children at risk for autism: Behavior and brain activity. Talk presented in symposium Autism Phenotype at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Seattle, WA.