Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Does your child like to play computer games?

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014

Principal Investigator: Mark Wallace, Ph.D.

Other researchers: Mara Rivera



This research study investigates how individuals with typical development and autism spectrum disorders (ASD) process sensory information. We are hopeful that this research will help to promote a more thorough understanding of the possible (multi)sensory differences found in individuals with ASD.

Study Details

The study requires one session between 1.5 to 3 hours long. The parent or caregiver will be asked to answer some questions and complete some questionnaires. The child participant will complete study tasks on a computer that involve responding to what they see and hear, and also answer some questions.

Participant Criteria

Children 6 to 18 with or without an autism spectrum disorder who

are likely to be comfortable working on a computer for 2 hours

can verbally respond to a task

have normal or corrected to normal vision and hearing


$10 gift card per hour of study completed

Visit Requirements

One visit to Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center 10th Floor


Download Brochure

Contact Information

Mara Rivera

Want to Participate in this Study?

Enter your name and contact information and this study's coordinators will contact you if there are openings available.