Arciuli, J. & Brock, J. (2014). Communication in autism. Trends in Language Acquisition Research (TiLAR). Amsterdam: John Benjamin. Link



He, W., Donoghue, T., Sowman, P.F., Seymour, R.A., Brock, J., Crain, S., Voytek, B., Hillebrand, A. (2019). Co-increasing neuronal noise and Beta power in the developing brain. bioRxiv 839258. Full text


Petit, S., Badcock, N. A., Grootswagers, T., Rich, A., Brock, J., Nickels, L., Moerel, D., Dermody, N., Yau, S., Schmidt, E., Woolgar, A. (2020). Towards an individualized neural assessment of receptive language in children. Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research. Article. Preprint


Caruana, N., Seymour, K., Brock, J., & Langdon, R. (2019). Responding to joint attention bids in schizophrenia: An interactive eye-tracking study. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 72, 2068-2083. Full text

Dube, S., Kung, C., Brock, J., & Demuth, K. (2019).  Perceptual salience and the processing of subject-verb agreement in 9-11-year-old English-speaking children: Evidence from ERPs. Language Acquisition, 26, 73-96. Article

He, W., Sowman, P.F., Brock, J., Etchell, A.C., Stam, C.J., & Hillebrand, A. (2019). Increased segregation of functional networks increases in developing brains. NeuroImage, 200, 607-620. Article Preprint


Caruana, N., Stieglitz Ham, H., Brock, J., Woolgar, A., Kloth, N., Palermo, R., & McArthur, G. (2018). Joint attention difficulties in autistic adults: An interactive eye-tracking study. Autism, 22, 502-512. Full text

Fernandez, L., Höhle, B., Brock, J., & Nickels, L. (2018). Investigating auditory processing of syntactic gaps with L2 speakers using pupillometry. Second Language Research, 34, 201-227. Article

Lodhia, V., Hautus, M., Johnson, B. W., & Brock, J. (2018). Atypical brain responses to auditory spatial cues in adults with autism spectrum disorder. European Journal of Neuroscience, 47, 682-689. Full text


Brock, J., Sukenik, N., & Friedmann, N. (2017). Individual differences in autistic children’s homograph reading: Evidence from Hebrew. Autism and Developmental Language Impairments, 2. Full text

Caruana, N., McArthur, G., Woolgar, A., & Brock, J. (2017). Detecting communicative intent in a computerised test of joint attention. PeerJ 5:2899. Full text

Caruana, N., McArthur, G., Woolgar, A., & Brock, J. (2017). Simulating social interactions for the experimental investigation of joint attention. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 74, 115-125. Full text

Caruana, N., Spirou, D., & Brock, J. (2017). Human agency beliefs influence behaviour during virtual social interactions. PeerJ 5:e3819 Full text

Yau, S. H., Bardy, F., Sowman, P.F., & Brock, J. (2017). The magnetic acoustic change complex and mismatch field: A comparison of neurophysiological measures of auditory discrimination. AIMS Neuroscience, 4, 14-27. Full text


Dube, S., Kung, C., Peter, V., Brock, J., & Demuth, K. (2016).  Effects of type of agreement violation and utterance position on the auditory processing of subject-verb agreement: An ERP study. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:1276. Full text

Tang, H., Brock, J., & Johnson, B. W. (2016). Sound envelope processing in the developing human brain: A MEG study. Clinical Neurophysiology, 127, 1206-1215. Full text

Yau, S. H. Brock, J., & McArthur, G. (2016). The relationship between spoken language and speech and nonspeech processing in children with autism: an event-related field study. Developmental Science, 19, 834-852.


Caruana, N., Brock, J., & Woolgar, A. (2015). A frontotemporoparietal network common to initiating and responding to joint attention bids. NeuroImage, 108, 34-46. Full text

He, W., Brock, J., & Johnson, B. W. (2015). Face processing in the brains of pre-school aged children measured with MEG. NeuroImage, 106, 317-327. Full text

He, W., Garrido, M., Sowman, P., Brock, J., & Johnson, B. W. (2015). Development of effective connectivity in the core network of face perception. Human Brain Mapping, 36, 2161-2173.

Howlin, P., Arciuli, J., Begeer, S., Brock, J., Clarke, K., Costley, D., Di Rita, P., Falkmer, T., Glozier, N., Gray, K., Guastella, A., Horstead, S., Rice, L., Stancliffe, R., West, S., Yam, C., & Einfeld, S. (2015). Research on adults with autism – roundtable report. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 40, 388-393. Full text

Yau, S. H., McArthur, G., Badcock, N., & Brock, J. (2015). Case Report: Auditory brain responses in a minimally verbal child with autism spectrum disorder and cerebral palsy. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 9:208. Full text


Brock, J., & Caruana, N. (2014). Reading for sound and reading for meaning in autism: Frith and Snowling (1983) revisited. In J. Arciuli and J. Brock (Eds.) Communication in autism. Trends in Language Acquisition Research (TiLAR) (pp 125-145). Amsterdam: John Benjamin. Full text

Brock, J. & Nation, K. (2014). The hardest butter to button: immediate effects of sentence context in spoken word recognition. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 67, 114-123. Full text

Caruana, N. & Brock, J. (2014). No association between autistic traits and eye-movements during reading. PeerJ 2:e466. Full text

He, W., Brock, J., & Johnson, B. W. (2014). Face-sensitive brain responses measured from a 4 year old child with a custom-sized child MEG system. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 222, 213-217. Full text

Lodhia, V., Brock, J., Johnson, B. W., & Hautus, M. J. (2014). Reduced object related negativity response indicates impaired auditory scene analysis in adults with autistic spectrum disorder. PeerJ 2: e261. Full text

Castles, A., Kohnen, S., Nickels, L., & Brock, J. (2014). Developmental disorders: What can be learned from cognitive neuropsychology? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London – B, 369, 20130407. Full text


Brock, J. (2013). Connectivity and cognition in autism spectrum disorders: Where are the links? Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), 110, E3973. Full text

Brock, J. & Bzishvili, S. (2013). Deconstructing Frith and Snowling’s homograph-reading task: Implications for autism spectrum disorders. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 66, 1764-1773. Full text

Brock, J., Bzishvili, S., Reid, M., Hautus, M., & Johnson, B. W. (2013). Atypical neuromagnetic responses to illusory auditory pitch in children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43, 2726-2731. Full text

Johnson, B. W., McArthur, G., Hautus, M., Reid, M., Brock, J., Castles, A., & Crain, S. (2013). Lateralized auditory brain function in children with normal reading ability and children with dyslexia. Neuropsychologia, 51, 633-641. Full text

Ng, T., Sowman, P., Brock, J., & Johnson, B. W. (2013). Neuromagnetic imaging reveals timing of volitional and anticipatory motor control in bimanual load lifting. Behavioural Brain Research, 247, 182-192.

Ng, T., Sowman, P., Brock, J., & Johnson, B. W. (2013). Neuromagnetic brain activity associated with anticipatory postural adjustments for bimanual load lifting. NeuroImage, 66, 343-352.


Brock, J. (2012). Alternative Bayesian accounts of autistic perception. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 16, 573-574. Full text

Jarrold, C., & Brock, J. (2012). Short-term and working memory in mental retardation. In J.A. Burack, R.M. Hodapp, G. Iarocci, & E. Zigler (Eds.), Handbook of Intellectual Disability and Development, 2nd Edition (pp 109-124). Oxford: Oxford University Press. Full text

Wilson, C. E., Palermo, R., & Brock, J. (2012). Visual scan paths and recognition of facial identity in autism spectrum disorder and typical development. PLoS ONE 7(5): e37681. Full text


Brock, J. (2011). Complementary approaches to the developmental cognitive neuroscience of autism – reflections on Pelphrey et al. (2011). Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 52, 645-646. Full text

Brock, J., Xu, J. Y., & Brooks, K. (2011). Individual differences in visual search: relationship to autistic traits, discrimination thresholds, and speed of processing. Perception, 40, 739-742.

Ng, T. H.-B., Sowman, P., Brock, J., & Johnson, B. W. (2011). Premovement brain activity in a bimanual load-lifting task. Experimental Brain Research, 208, 189-201.

Parviz, M., Johnson, M., Johnson, B., & Brock, J. (2011). Using Language Models and Latent Semantic Analysis to Characterise the N400m Neural Response. In Proceedings of the Australasian Language Technology Association Workshop 2011. PDF

Wilson, C. E., Palermo, R., Burton, A. M., & Brock, J. (2011). Recognition of own and other-race faces in autism spectrum disorder. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 64, 1939-1954.


Calacouris, S. & Brock, J. (2010). How does sentence context affect activation of homophone and cohort competitors? Evidence from language-mediated eye movements. In Christensen, W., Schier, E., & Sutton, J. (Eds.), ASCS09: Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the Australasian Society for Cognitive Science. Sydney, Australia: Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science. Full text

Ng, T., Sowman, P., Brock, J. & Johnson, B. (2010). An EEG/MEG study of anticipatory postural adjustment in a bimanual load-lifting task. In Christensen, W., Schier, E., & Sutton, J. (Eds.), ASCS09: Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the Australasian Society for Cognitive Science. Sydney, Australia: Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science. Full text

Wilson, C. E., Brock, J., & Palermo, R. (2010). Attention to social stimuli and facial identity recognition skills in autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 54, 1104-1115.

Wilson, C. E., Brock, J., Palermo, R. & Burton, A. M. (2010). Learning new faces in typically developing children and children on the autistic spectrum. Perception. 39, 1645-1658.

Wilson, C. E., Freeman, P., Brock, J., Burton, A. M., & Palermo, R. (2010). Facial identity recognition in the broader autism phenotype. PLoS ONE, 5, e12876. Full text

Wilson, C. E., Palermo, R., Schmalzl, L., & Brock, J. (2010). Specificity of impaired facial identity recognition in children with suspected developmental prosopagnosia. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 27, 30-45.


Norbury, C. F., Brock, J., Cragg, L., Einav, S., Griffiths, H., & Nation, K. (2009). Eye-movement patterns are associated with communicative competence in autistic spectrum disorders. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 50, 834-842.


Brock, J., Einav, S., & Riby, D. (2008). The other end of the spectrum? Social cognition in Williams syndrome. In T. Striano & V. Reid (Eds.), Social Cognition: Development, Neuroscience and Autism. Oxford: Blackwell. Full text

Brock, J., Norbury, C. F., Einav, S., & Nation, K. (2008). Do individuals with autism process words in context? Evidence from language-mediated eye-movements. Cognition, 108, 896-904.

Langdon, R. & Brock, J. (2008). Hypo- or hyper-mentalizing: It all depends upon what one means by “mentalizing”. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 31, 274-275. Full text


Brock, J. (2007). Language abilities in Williams syndrome: a critical review. Development and Psychopathology, 19, 97-127.

Brock, J., Jarrold, C., Farran, E. K., Laws, G., & Riby, D.M. (2007). Do children with Williams syndrome really have good vocabulary knowledge? Methods for comparing cognitive and linguistic abilities in developmental disorders. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 21, 673-688.

Rippon, G., Brock, J., Brown, C.C., & Boucher, J. (2007). Disordered connectivity in the autistic brain: challenges for the ‘new psychophysiology’. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 63, 164-172.


Bott, L., Brock, J., Brockdorff, N., Boucher, J., & Lamberts, K. (2006). Perceptual similarity in autism. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 59, 1237-1254.

Brock, J., Brown, G.D.A., & Boucher, J. (2006). Free recall in Williams syndrome: Is there a dissociation between short- and long-term memory? Cortex, 42, 366-375.

Jarrold, C., Purser, H.R.M., & Brock, J. (2006). Short-term memory in Down syndrome. In T.P. Alloway & S. Gathercole (Eds.) Working Memory and Neurodevelopmental Disorders (pp. 239-266). Hove, U.K.: Psychology Press. Full text


Brock, J. & Jarrold, C. (2005). Serial order reconstruction in Down syndrome: Evidence for a selective deficit in verbal short-term memory. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 46, 304-316.

Brock, J., McCormack, T., & Boucher, J. (2005). Probed serial recall in Williams syndrome: Lexical influences on phonological short-term memory. Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research, 48, 360-371.

Brown, C.C., Gruber, T., Boucher, J., Rippon, G., & Brock, J. (2005). Gamma abnormalities during perception of illusory figures in autism. Cortex, 41, 364-376.


Brock, J. (2004). Cognitive discoordination in schizophrenia and autism. Unpublished manuscript. Full text

Brock, J. & Jarrold, C. (2004). Language influences on verbal short-term memory in Down syndrome: Item and order recognition. Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research, 47, 1334-1346.

Jarrold, C., & Brock, J. (2004). To match or not to match? Methodological issues in autism-related research. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 34, 81-86. Full text

McCormack, T., Brown, G.D.A., Smith, M.C., & Brock, J. (2004). A timing-specific memory distortion effect in young children. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 87, 33-56.


Brock, J., Brown, C.C., Boucher, J., & Rippon, G. (2002). The temporal binding deficit hypothesis of autism. Development and Psychopathology, 14, 209-224. Full text

PhD thesis

Brock, J., (2002). Language and memory in Williams syndrome. Unpublished PhD thesis, University of Warwick. Abstract PDF