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Joseph L. Amaral PhD

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Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Neurology
Division: Neuropsychology


Research Experience

  • Asperger Syndrome
  • Autistic Disorder
  • Fractals
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Language Development
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Clinical Expertise

  • Neuropsychological Tests
  • Psychological Tests
  • Educational Expertise

  • Mental Health
  • Psychological Theory
  • Publications (8)

  • Antioxidant and antihypertensive responses to oral nitrite involves activation of the Nrf2 pathway. (Amaral JH, Rizzi ES, Alves-Lopes R, Pinheiro LC, Tostes RC, Tanus-Santos JE) Free Radic Biol Med 2019 09;141:261-268 PMID: 31251976 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85067870043 06/30/2019       19 Citations
  • Understanding the Influence of Social and Motor Context on the Co-occurring Frequency of Restricted and Repetitive Behaviors in Autism. (Lampi A, Fitzpatrick P, Romero V, Amaral J, Schmidt RC) J Autism Dev Disord 2020 May;50(5):1479-1496 PMID: 30051188 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85050679732 07/28/2018       5 Citations
  • Evaluating the importance of social motor synchronization and motor skill for understanding autism. (Fitzpatrick P, Romero V, Amaral JL, Duncan A, Barnard H, Richardson MJ, Schmidt RC) Autism Res 2017 Oct;10(10):1687-1699 PMID: 28590041 PMCID: PMC5648610 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85031730768 06/08/2017       25 Citations
  • Social Motor Synchronization: Insights for Understanding Social Behavior in Autism. (Fitzpatrick P, Romero V, Amaral JL, Duncan A, Barnard H, Richardson MJ, Schmidt RC) J Autism Dev Disord 2017 07;47(7):2092-2107 PMID: 28425022 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85018503153 04/21/2017       25 Citations
  • Complexity and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Exploring Hysteresis in A Grasping Task (Amaral, Joseph L., Romero, Veronica, Kloos, Heidi, and Richardson, Michael J.) AIMS Medical Science medsci-04-000113 03/03/2017    
  • Ascertaining educational outcomes after assessment in children with learning disorders. (Waber DP, Boiselle EC, Girard JM, Amaral JL, Forbes PW) Clin Neuropsychol 2017 01;31(1):219-232 PMID: 27730849 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84991038024 10/13/2016       5 Citations
  • Can low-cost motion-tracking systems substitute a Polhemus system when researching social motor coordination in children? (Romero V, Amaral J, Fitzpatrick P, Schmidt RC, Duncan AW, Richardson MJ) Behav Res Methods 2017 04;49(2):588-601 PMID: 27130173 PMCID: PMC5086325 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84964682639 05/01/2016       9 Citations
  • Differentiating Aging Among Adults With Down Syndrome and Comorbid Dementia or Psychopathology. (Esbensen AJ, Johnson EB, Amaral JL, Tan CM, Macks R) Am J Intellect Dev Disabil 2016 Jan;121(1):13-24 PMID: 26701071 PMCID: PMC5391688 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84954162169 12/25/2015       7 Citations
  • Last update: 10/16/2020