Neurocognitive Development of Autism
Research Laboratory

Current Studies

The Development of Looking to Social and Non-Social Stimuli in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Earn $20 for participation in a one-time visit to the lab in Lawrence, KS
We are currently recruiting:
  • Boys between 2 and 13 years of age, with a diagnosis an Autism Spectrum Disorder or PDD-NOS
  • Medication-free within 48-hours of the appointment, this includes chronic prescription and over-the-counter medication use (vitamins are okay)

More information [PDF]

If you are interested in participating in this study, please contact us at or call (785)864-6485

Collaborator Studies

Delayed Gratification Training for Tantrum Behavior

Earn up to $100 for participation: $10 per visit to the Center for Child Health and Development (CCHD) at the KU Medical Center (Kansas City, MO)

  • Boys or Girls between 3 and 5 years of age with the diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Child displays a wide range of temper tantrum behaviors frequently (e.g., crying, yelling, screaming, a strong refusal to talk, etc.)

More information [PDF]

If you are interested in participating, please contact Matt Reese, Ph.D., at (913)588-5918 or, or contact Seungyeon Lee, M.A., at (310)500-8634 or


If you have any questions about our research program or participation in our studies you may also contact us at;
(785) 864-6485.
Or contact Dr. Anderson at

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