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Spectrum Brain Lab

Welcome to the Spectrum Brain Lab


Individuals on the autism spectrum differ from neurotypical individuals in aspects of their sensory perception, social communication, attention, and other cognitive processes. The scientific objective of the Spectrum Brain Lab is to advance understanding of the neural mechanisms underlying these various processes in order to facilitate the development of mechanism-informed supports and interventions. Our group uses electrophysiology, neuroimaging, and neuropsychological testing to explore of mechanisms of sensory perception and cognition in autism.

Lab Members

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Emily Knight, M.D., Ph.D.

Emily Knight, M.D., Ph.D.
Principal Investigator



  • Investigating neurophysiologic mechanisms of auditory processing disorder in autism
  • Developing novel virtual reality paradigms to test audiovisual integration in autism using more naturalistic stimuli
  • Assessing the predictive value of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Intake Paperwork
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Contact Us

  Spectrum Brain Lab,
430 Elmwood Ave,
Rochester, NY 14620

 (585) 275-8749