Riikka Lindström

Riikka Lindström
University of Helsinki | HY · Cognitive Brain Research Unit

PhD (Psychology)

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The present thesis investigated processing of words and speech prosody in school-aged typically developed children and two groups of children with ASD: those with accompanying language impairments and those with no accompanying language impairments. To this end, auditory event-related potentials (ERPs) were recorded for a Finnish word uttered with...
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Objective: The present study explored the processing of emotional speech prosody in school-aged children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) but without marked language impairments (children with ASD [no LI]). Methods: The mismatch negativity (MMN)/the late discriminative negativity (LDN), reflecting pre-attentive auditory discrimination proces...
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Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are characterized by deficient social and communication skills, including difficulties in perceiving speech prosody. The present study addressed processing of emotional prosodic changes (sad, scornful and commanding) in natural word stimuli in typically developed school-aged children and in children with ASD and lang...
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Asperger syndrome (AS) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by problems in social reciprocity, communication and behavioural flexibility. Problems in communication are usually in the area of pragmatics and in the social use of language. Children with Asperger syndrome often find it difficult to interpret the emotion of the speaker or, for...
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Speech prosody conveys information about important aspects of communication: the meaning of the sentence and the emotional state or intention of the speaker. The present study addressed processing of emotional prosodic changes in natural speech stimuli in school-age children (mean age 10years) by recording the electroencephalogram, facial electromy...
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In order to respond to environmental changes appropriately, the human brain must not only be able to detect environmental changes but also to form expectations of forthcoming events. The events in the external environment often have a number of multisensory features such as pitch and form. For integrated percepts of objects and events, crossmodal p...

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