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Prof Nicole Rinehart

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Position

Professor Of Psychology (Clinical)

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Psychology

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Master of Clinical Psychology, Deakin University, 1996

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Biography

Nicole Rinehart holds the appointments of:

  • Professor, Clinical Psychology, Deakin University,
  • Honorary Research Fellow, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, and
  • Adjunct Professor, Clinical Psychology at Monash University. 

Nicole has published over 70 Journal articles and book chapters on autism, Asperger's disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).  She has been involved in research grants for neurodevelopmental disorders totaling over 4 million dollars of funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council, ARC, Neurosciences Victoria, and other international funding bodies. 

Nicole currently supervises a large group of PhD and Clinical Doctoral Students.  Nicole has a broad profile of engagement with the community, including consultation (Clinical Psychologist) at the Melbourne Children’s Clinic, and regular engagement with schools in the community.  

NIcole has contributed to the NHMRC Clinical Practice Statement for ADHD and the revision of the Australian Therapeutic Guidelines for Developmental Disabilities.  She is a member of the Editorial Board for the American Journal of Autism.

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Publications

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2016

Gender profiles of behavioral attention in children with autism spectrum disorders

Dr Tamara May, Prof Kim Cornish, Prof Nicole Rinehart

(2016), Vol. 20, pp. 627-635, Journal of attention disorders, Thousand Oaks, Calif., C1-1

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Movement scaling in children with ADHD-combined type

Rebecca A Langmaid, Ms Nicole Papadopoulos, Beth P Johnson, James Phillips, Prof Nicole Rinehart

(2016), Vol. 20, pp. 131-137, Journal of attention disorders, London, Eng., C1

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2015

Is there a link between motor performance variability and social-communicative impairment in children with ADHD-CT : a kinematic study using an upper limb Fitts’ aiming task

Ms Nicole Papadopoulos, Prof Nicole Rinehart, John L. Bradshaw, John R Taffe, Dr Jennifer McGinley

(2015), Vol. 19, pp. 72-77, Journal of attention disorders, Thousand Oaks, California, C1-1

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The efficacy of a brief behavioral sleep intervention in school-aged children with ADHD and comorbid autism spectrum disorder

Ms Nicole Papadopoulos, Dr Harriet Hiscock, Miss Melissa Mulraney, Prof Jane McGillivray, Prof Nicole Rinehart

(2015), pp. 1-10, Journal of Attention Disorders, London, Eng., C1

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Attention and basic literacy and numeracy in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: a one-year follow-up study

Dr Tamara May, Prof Nicole Rinehart, J Wilding, Prof Kim Cornish

(2015), Vol. 9, pp. 193-201, Research in autism spectrum disorders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Do children with autism and Asperger's disorder have difficulty controlling handwriting size? A kinematic evaluation

Beth P Johnson, James Phillips, Ms Nicole Papadopoulos, Joanne Fielding, Prof Bruce Tonge, Prof Nicole Rinehart

(2015), Vol. 11, pp. 20-26, Research in autism spectrum disorders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Parent-child agreement using the Spence Children's Anxiety Scale and a thermometer in children with autism spectrum disorder

Dr Tamara May, Prof Kim Cornish, Prof Nicole Rinehart

(2015), pp. 1-3, Autism research treatment, Cairo, Egypt, C1

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Noninvasive stimulation of the temporoparietal junction: a systematic review

Mr Peter Donaldson, Prof Nicole Rinehart, A/Prof Peter Enticott

(2015), Vol. 55, pp. 547-572, Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Mechanisms of anxiety related attentional biases in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Dr Tamara May, Prof Kim Cornish, Prof Nicole Rinehart

(2015), Vol. 45, pp. 3339-3350, Journal of autism and developmental disorders, New York, N.Y., C1

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Environmental contributions to social and mental health outcomes following pediatric stroke

Mardee Greenham, Stephen Hearps, Alison Gomes, Prof Nicole Rinehart, Linda Gonzalez, Anne Gordon, Mark Mackay, Warren Lo, Keith Yeates

(2015), Vol. 40, pp. 348-362, Developmental neuropsychology, Oxford, Eng., C1

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Autism spectrum disorder symptoms in children with ADHD: a community-based study

Jessica Leigh Green, Prof Nicole Rinehart, Vicki Anderson, Prof Jan Nicholson, Brad Jongeling, Dr Emma Sciberras

(2015), Vol. 47, pp. 175-184, Research in developmental disabilities, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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2014

A randomised group comparison controlled trial of 'preschoolers with autism': a parent education and skills training intervention for young children with autistic disorder

Prof Bruce Tonge, Dr Avril Brereton, Melissa Kiomall, Andrew Mackinnon, Prof Nicole Rinehart

(2014), Vol. 18, pp. 166-177, Autism, Thousand Oaks, California, C1-1

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Does gender matter? A one year follow-up of autistic, attention and anxiety symptoms in high-functioning children with autism spectrum disorder

Tamara May, Prof Kim Cornish, Prof Nicole Rinehart

(2014), Vol. 44, pp. 1077-1086, Journal of autism and developmental disorders, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Handwriting in children with ADHD

Rebecca A Langmaid, Ms Nicole Papadopoulos, Beth P Johnson, James Phillips, Prof Nicole Rinehart

(2014), Vol. 18, pp. 504-510, Journal of attention disorders, Thousand Oaks, California, C1-1

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An investigation of gait in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a case controlled study

Ms Nicole Papadopoulos, Dr Jennifer McGinley, John L. Bradshaw, Prof Nicole Rinehart

(2014), Vol. 218, pp. 319-323, Psychiatry research, Shannon, Ireland, C1

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Using the DBC-P Hyperactivity Index to screen for ADHD in young people with autism and ADHD: a pilot study

Belinda A Gargaro, Dr Tamara May, Prof Bruce Tonge, Dianne M Sheppard, John L. Bradshaw, Prof Nicole Rinehart

(2014), Vol. 8, pp. 1008-1015, Research in autism spectrum disorders, Philadelphia, Pa., C1

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Efficacy of Cognitive Processes in Young People with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder Using a Novel Visual Information-Processing Task

Miss Samantha Speirs, Prof Nicole Rinehart, Stephen Robinson, Prof Bruce Tonge, Gregory W Yelland

(2014), Vol. 44, pp. 2809-2819, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, New York, N.Y., C1

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Emotion recognition of static and dynamic faces in autism spectrum disorder

A/Prof Peter Enticott, Hayley A Kennedy, Patrick J Johnston, Prof Nicole Rinehart, Prof Bruce Tonge, John R Taffe, Dr Paul Fitzgerald

(2014), Vol. 28, pp. 1110-1118, Cognition and emotion, Oxford, England, C1-1

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Social competence following pediatric stroke: contributions of brain insult and family environment

Vicki Anderson, Alison Gomes, Mardee Greenham, Stephen Hearps, Anne Gordon, Prof Nicole Rinehart, Linda Gonzalez, Keith Yeates, Christine Hajek, Warren Lo, Mark Mackay

(2014), Vol. 9, pp. 471-483, Social neuroscience, Abingdon, England, C1

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2013

Modulation of putative mirror neuron activity by both positively and negatively valenced affective stimuli: a TMS study

Aron T Hill, Dr Bernadette Fitzgibbon, Sara L Arnold, Prof Nicole Rinehart, Dr Paul Fitzgerald, A/Prof Peter Enticott

(2013), Vol. 249, pp. 116-123, Behavioural brain research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Understanding macrographia in children with autism spectrum disorders

Beth P Johnson, James Phillips, Ms Nicole Papadopoulos, Joanne Fielding, Prof Bruce Tonge, Prof Nicole Rinehart

(2013), Vol. 34, pp. 2917-2926, Research in developmental disabilities, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Brief report: children with ADHA without co-morbid autism do not have impaired motor proficiency on the Movement Assessment Battery for Children

Ms Nicole Papadopoulos, Prof Nicole Rinehart, John L. Bradshaw, Dr Jennifer McGinley

(2013), Vol. 43, pp. 1477-1482, Journal of autism and developmental disorders, New York, New York, C1-1

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Saccade adaptation in autism and Asperger's disorder

Beth P Johnson, Prof Nicole Rinehart, O White, L Millist, Joanne Fielding

(2013), Vol. 243, pp. 76-87, Neuroscience, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Understanding of mental states in later childhood: an investigation of theory of mind in autism spectrum disorder and typical development with a novel task

April L Phillpot, Prof Nicole Rinehart, Kylie Gray, Pat Howlin, Prof Kim Cornish

(2013), Vol. 59, pp. 108-117, International journal of developmental disabilities, Leeds, England, C1-1

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GABAergic activity in autism spectrum disorders: an investigation of cortical inhibition via transcranial magnetic stimulation

A/Prof Peter Enticott, Hayley A Kennedy, Prof Nicole Rinehart, Prof Bruce Tonge, John L. Bradshaw, Dr Paul Fitzgerald

(2013), Vol. 68, pp. 202-209, Neuropharmacology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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The role of attention in the academic attainment of children with autism spectrum disorder

Dr Tamara May, Prof Nicole Rinehart, J Wilding, Prof Kim Cornish

(2013), Vol. 43, pp. 2147-2158, Journal of autism and developmental disorders, New York, New York, C1-1

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Interpersonal motor resonance in autism spectrum disorder : evidence against a global “mirror system” deficit

A/Prof Peter Enticott, Hayley A Kennedy, Prof Nicole Rinehart, John L. Bradshaw, Prof Bruce Tonge, Zafiris J. Daskalakis, Dr Paul Fitzgerald

(2013), Vol. 7, pp. 1-8, Frontiers in human neuroscience, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1-1

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2012

A closer look at visually guided saccades in autism and Asperger's disorder

Beth P Johnson, Prof Nicole Rinehart, Ms Nicole Papadopoulos, Prof Bruce Tonge, L Millist, O White, Joanne Fielding

(2012), Vol. 6, pp. 1-7, Frontiers in integrative neuroscience, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1-1

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Mirror neuron activity associated with social impairments but not age in autism spectrum disorder

A/Prof Peter Enticott, Hayley A Kennedy, Prof Nicole Rinehart, Prof Bruce Tonge, John L. Bradshaw, John R Taffe, Zafiris J. Daskalakis, Dr Paul Fitzgerald

(2012), Vol. 71, pp. 427-433, Biological psychiatry, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Brief report : assessment of the social-emotional profile in children with autism spectrum disorders using a novel comic strip task

Ms Carmel Sivaratnam, Prof Kim Cornish, Kylie Gray, Pat Howlin, Prof Nicole Rinehart

(2012), Vol. 42, pp. 2505-2512, Journal of autism and developmental disorders, New York, N. Y., C1-1

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Motor proficiency and emotional behavioural disturbance in autism and Asperger's disorder: another piece of the neurological puzzle?

Ms Nicole Papadopoulos, Dr Jennifer McGinley, Prof Bruce Tonge, John L. Bradshaw, Kerryn Saunders, Anna T. Murphy, Prof Nicole Rinehart

(2012), Vol. 16, pp. 627-640, Autism, Thousand Oaks, California, C1-1

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Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) improves movement-related cortical potentials in autism spectrum disorders

A/Prof Peter Enticott, Prof Nicole Rinehart, Prof Bruce Tonge, John L. Bradshaw, Dr Paul Fitzgerald

(2012), Vol. 5, pp. 30-37, Brain stimulation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Do planning and visual integration difficulties underpin motor dysfunction in autism? A kinematic study of young children with autism

Ariane M Dowd, Dr Jennifer McGinley, John R Taffe, Prof Nicole Rinehart

(2012), Vol. 42, pp. 1539-1548, Journal of autism and developmental disorders, New York, N. Y., C1-1

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Differentiation of high-functioning autism and Asperger's disorder based on neuromotor behaviour

Ashwini Nayate, Prof Bruce Tonge, John L. Bradshaw, Dr Jennifer McGinley, Robert Iansek, Prof Nicole Rinehart

(2012), Vol. 42, pp. 707-717, Journal of autism and developmental disorders, New York, N. Y., C1-1

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An investigation of upper limb motor function in high functioning autism and Asperger’s disorder using a repetitive Fitts’ aiming task

Ms Nicole Papadopoulos, Dr Jennifer McGinley, Prof Bruce Tonge, John L. Bradshaw, Kerryn Saunders, Prof Nicole Rinehart

(2012), Vol. 6, pp. 286-292, Research in autism spectrum disorders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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2011

Gait adaptation during obstacle crossing reveals impairments in the visual control of locomotion in Williams syndrome

Darren R Hocking, Prof Nicole Rinehart, Dr Jennifer McGinley, Brook Galna, Mr Simon Moss, John L. Bradshaw

(2011), Vol. 197, pp. 320-329, Neuroscience, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Greater disruption to control of voluntary saccades in autistic disorder than Asperger's disorder: evidence for greater cerebellar involvement in autism?

Chloe Stanley-Cary, Prof Nicole Rinehart, Prof Bruce Tonge, O White, Joanne Fielding

(2011), Vol. 10, pp. 70-80, Cerebellum, New York, N. Y., C1-1

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Gender differences in neurodevelopmental disorders: autism and Fragile X syndrome

Prof Nicole Rinehart, Prof Kim Cornish, Prof Bruce Tonge

(2011), pp. 209-220, Current topics in behavioural neuroscience, Heidelberg, Germany, C1-1

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A transcranial magnetic stimulation study of corticospinal excitability during the observation of meaningless, goal-directed, and social behaviour

Claire M Donne, A/Prof Peter Enticott, Prof Nicole Rinehart, Dr Paul Fitzgerald

(2011), Vol. 489, pp. 57-61, Neuroscience letters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Motor corticospinal excitability during the observation of interactive hand gestures

A/Prof Peter Enticott, Hayley A Kennedy, John L. Bradshaw, Prof Nicole Rinehart, Dr Paul Fitzgerald

(2011), Vol. 85, pp. 89-95, Brain research bulletin, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Differential olfactory identification in children with autism and Asperger's disorder: a comparative and longitudinal study

Dr Tamara May, Warrick Brewer, Prof Nicole Rinehart, A/Prof Peter Enticott, Dr Avril Brereton, Prof Bruce Tonge

(2011), Vol. 41, pp. 837-847, Journal of autism and developmental disorders, New York, N. Y., C1-1

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Brief report : executive functioning in autism spectrum disorders: a gender comparison of response inhibition

Janine M Lemon, Belinda A Gargaro, A/Prof Peter Enticott, Prof Nicole Rinehart

(2011), Vol. 41, pp. 352-356, Journal of autism and developmental disorders, New York, N. Y., C1-1

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Autism and ADHD: how far have we come in the comorbidity debate?

Belinda A Gargaro, Prof Nicole Rinehart, John L. Bradshaw, Prof Bruce Tonge, Dianne M Sheppard

(2011), Vol. 35, pp. 1081-1088, Neuroscience & biobehavioral reviews, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Lexical processing in individuals with high-functioning autism and Asperger's disorder

Miss Samantha Speirs, Greg Yelland, Prof Nicole Rinehart, Prof Bruce Tonge

(2011), Vol. 15, pp. 307-325, Autism, Thousand Oaks, Calif., C1-1

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A kinematic analysis of visually-guided movement in Williams syndrome

Darren R Hocking, Prof Nicole Rinehart, Dr Jennifer McGinley, Mr Simon Moss, John L. Bradshaw

(2011), Vol. 301, pp. 51-58, Journal of the neurological sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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2010

Is motor dysfunction core to autism spectrum disorder?

Prof Nicole Rinehart, Dr Jennifer McGinley

(2010), Vol. 52, pp. 697-697, Developmental medicine and child neurology, Oxford, England, C1-1

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A preliminary transcranial magnetic stimulation study of cortical inhibition and excitability in high-functioning autism and Asperger disorder

A/Prof Peter Enticott, Prof Nicole Rinehart, Prof Bruce Tonge, John L. Bradshaw, Dr Paul Fitzgerald

(2010), Vol. 52, pp. 179-183, Developmental medicine and child neurology, Oxford, England, C1-1

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Motor function in children with autism: why is this relevant to psychologists?

Ariane M Dowd, Prof Nicole Rinehart, Dr Jennifer McGinley

(2010), Vol. 14, pp. 90-96, Clinical psychologist, Oxford, England, C1-1

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Intranasal oxytocin improves emotion recognition for youth with autism spectrum disorders

Adam J Guastella, Stewart L Einfeld, Kylie Gray, Prof Nicole Rinehart, Prof Bruce Tonge, Timothy Lambert, Ian B. Hickie

(2010), Vol. 67, pp. 692-694, Biological psychiatry, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Understanding mirror neurons : evidence for enhanced corticospinal excitability during the observation of transitive but not intransitive hand gestures

A/Prof Peter Enticott, Hayley A Kennedy, John L. Bradshaw, Prof Nicole Rinehart, Dr Paul Fitzgerald

(2010), Vol. 48, pp. 2675-2680, Neuropsychologia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Effects of external and internal cues on gait function in Williams syndrome

Darren R Hocking, Dr Jennifer McGinley, Mr Simon Moss, John L. Bradshaw, Prof Nicole Rinehart

(2010), Vol. 291, pp. 57-63, Journal of the neurological sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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2009

White-matter abnormalities in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder : a diffusion tensor imaging study

Timothy J Silk, Alasdair Vance, Prof Nicole Rinehart, John L. Bradshaw, Ross Cunnington

(2009), Vol. 39, pp. 2757-2765, Human brain mapping, Hoboken, N. J., C1-1

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Electrophysiological signs of supplementary-motor-area deficits in high-functioning autism but not Asperger syndrome: an examination of internally cued movement-related potentials

A/Prof Peter Enticott, John L. Bradshaw, Robert Iansek, Prof Bruce Tonge, Prof Nicole Rinehart

(2009), Vol. 51, pp. 787-791, Developmental medicine and child neurology, Oxford, England, C1-1

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Attentional blink in young people with high-functioning autism and Asperger’s disorder

Prof Nicole Rinehart, Prof Bruce Tonge, Dr Avril Brereton, John L. Bradshaw

(2009), Vol. 14, pp. 47-66, Autism, Thousand Oaks, California, C1-1

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Dysfunction in the fronto-parietal network in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): an fMRI study

Timothy J Silk, Alasdair Vance, Prof Nicole Rinehart, John L. Bradshaw, Ross Cunnington

(2009), Vol. 2, pp. 123-131, Brain imaging and behavior, New York, N. Y., C1-1

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2008

Fronto-parietal and cerebellar contributions to motor dysfunction in Williams syndrome : a review and future directions

Darren R Hocking, John L. Bradshaw, Prof Nicole Rinehart

(2008), Vol. 32, pp. 497-507, Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Gait function in adults with Williams syndrome

Darren R Hocking, Prof Nicole Rinehart, Dr Jennifer McGinley, John L. Bradshaw

(2008), Vol. 192, pp. 695-702, Experimental brain research, Heidelberg, Germany, C1-1

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Structural development of the basal ganglia in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder : a diffusion tensor imaging study

Timothy J Silk, Alasdair Vance, Prof Nicole Rinehart, John L. Bradshaw, Ross Cunnington

(2008), Vol. 172, pp. 220-225, Psychiatry research: neuroimaging, County Clare, Ireland, C1-1

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Brief report: Inhibition of return in young people with autism and Asperger’s disorder

Prof Nicole Rinehart, John L. Bradshaw, Mr Simon Moss, Dr Avril Brereton, Prof Bruce Tonge

(2008), Vol. 12, pp. 249-260, Autism, Thousand Oaks, California, C1-1

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2007

Abnormal gait function could be used to screen for autism

Prof Nicole Rinehart, Prof Bruce Tonge, Robert Iansek, Dr Jennifer McGinley, Dr Avril Brereton, A/Prof Peter Enticott, John L. Bradshaw

(2007), Vol. 3, pp. 5-5, Nature clinical practice neurology, London, England, C1-1

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Right parietal dysfunction in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, combined type : a functional MRI study

Alasdair Vance, Timothy J Silk, M Beth Casey, Prof Nicole Rinehart, John L. Bradshaw, Prof Mark Bellgrove, Ross Cunnington

(2007), Vol. 12, pp. 826-832, Molecular psychiatry, London, England, C1-1

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2002

A neurobehavioral examination of individuals with high-functioning autism and Asperger's disorder using a fronto-striatal model of dysfunction

Prof Nicole Rinehart, John L. Bradshaw, Dr Avril Brereton, Prof Bruce Tonge, Prof Mark Bellgrove

(2002), Vol. 1, pp. 164-177, Behavioral and cognitive neuroscience reviews, Thousand Oaks, California, C1-1

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Brief report : Random number generation in autism

Mark A Williams, Mr Simon Moss, John L. Bradshaw, Prof Nicole Rinehart

(2002), Vol. 32, pp. 43-47, Journal of autism and developmental disorders, New York, N. Y., C1-1

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A clinical and neurobehavioural review of high-functioning autism and Asperger's disorder

Prof Nicole Rinehart, John L. Bradshaw, Dr Avril Brereton, Prof Bruce Tonge

(2002), Vol. 36, pp. 762-770, Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry, London, England, C1-1

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Lateralization in individuals with high-functioning autism and Asperger’s disorder: a fronto-striatal model

Prof Nicole Rinehart, John L. Bradshaw, Dr Avril Brereton, Prof Bruce Tonge

(2002), Vol. 32, pp. 321-332, Journal of autism and developmental disorders, New York, N. Y., C1-1

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2001

A deficit in shifting attention in high-functioning autism but not Asperger’s disorder

Prof Nicole Rinehart, John L. Bradshaw, Mr Simon Moss, Dr Avril Brereton, Prof Bruce Tonge

(2001), Vol. 5, pp. 67-80, Autism: the international journal of research & practice, London, England, C1-1

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Movement preparation in high-functioning autism and Asperger disorder: a serial choice-reaction time task involving motor reprogramming

Prof Nicole Rinehart, John L. Bradshaw, Dr Avril Brereton, Prof Bruce Tonge

(2001), Vol. 31, pp. 79-88, Journal of autism and developmental disorders, New York, N. Y., C1-1

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2000

Atypical interference of local detail on global processing in high-functioning autism and Asperger's disorder

Prof Nicole Rinehart, John L. Bradshaw, Mr Simon Moss, Dr Avril Brereton, Prof Bruce Tonge

(2000), Vol. 41, pp. 769-778, Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, Malden, MA, C1-1

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1998

An empirical investigation of hypersexuality

Prof Nicole Rinehart, Marita McCabe

(1998), Vol. 13, pp. 369-384, Sexual and marital therapy, Abingdon, England, C1-1

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1997

Hypersexuality: psychopathology or normal variant of sexuality?

Prof Nicole Rinehart, Marita McCabe

(1997), Vol. 12, pp. 45-60, Sexual and marital therapy, Abingdon, England, C1-1

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