• Journal Article

Respiratory sinus arrhythmia: A marker for positive social functioning and receptive language skills in children with autism spectrum disorders

Citation

Patriquin, M. A., Scarpa, A., Friedman, B. H., & Porges, S. (2013). Respiratory sinus arrhythmia: A marker for positive social functioning and receptive language skills in children with autism spectrum disorders. Developmental Psychobiology, 55(2), 101-112. DOI: 10.1002/dev.21002

Abstract

The current study builds on the emerging autism spectrum disorder (ASD) literature that associates autonomic nervous system activity with social function, and examines the link between respiratory sinus arrhythmia (RSA) and both social behavior and cognitive function. The RSA response pattern was assessed in