Published papers and articles

Coming soon!

Stark, E., Ali, D., Ayre, A., Schneider, N., Parveen, S., Marais, K., Holmes, N., & Pender, R.

(Paper Accepted). Co-production with Autistic Adults: Reflections from the Authentistic Research Collective.

Stark, E. (In press). Dropping the mask. The Psychologist. 

Stark, E. A., & Kringelbach, M. L. (2020). Are we designed to be happy? In L. Workman, W. Reader, and J. Barkow (Eds.) Cambridge Handbook of Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Behavior.

Stark, E. Rebuilding lives in the Recovery College. (2020). The Psychologist, 33, 44-46.

Stark, E. A., Cabral, J., Riem, M. M. E., Van IJzendoorn, M. H., Stein, A., & Kringelbach, M. L. (2020). The power of smiling: the adult brain networks underlying learned infant emotionality. Cerebral Cortex, 30 (4), 2019-2029.

Stark, E. My autism journey: how I learned to stop trying to fit in. (2019). Aeon, 2 October 2019.

Stark, E. Autism in Women. (2019). The Psychologist, 32, 38-41.

Stark, E. A., Stein, A., Young, K. S., Parsons, C. E., & Kringelbach, M. L. (2019). Neurobiology of Parenting. In M. H. Bornstein (Ed.) Handbook of Parenting.

Stark, E. A., Vuust, P., & Kringelbach, M. L. (2018). Music, dance and other art forms: New insights into the links between hedonia (pleasure) and eudaimonia (well-being). In J. F. Christensen and A. Gomila (Eds.). The Arts and the Brain: Psychology and Physiology beyond Pleasure.

Stark, E. A. Is slowness the essence of knowledge? (2017). The Psychologist, 30, 38-41.

Kringelbach, M. L., Stark, E. A., Alexander, C., Bornstein, M. H., and Stein, A. (2016). On Cuteness: Unlocking the Parental Brain and Beyond. Trends in Cognitive Science, 20 (7), 545-558.

Stark, E. A., Parsons, C. E., Van Hartevelt, T. J., Charquero-Ballester, M., McManners, H., Ehlers, A., Stein, A., and Kringelbach, M. L. (2015). Post-traumatic stress influences the brain even in the absence of symptoms: A systematic, quantitative meta-analysis of neuroimaging studies. Neuroscience & Biobehavioural Reviews, 56, 207-221.

Parsons, C. E.*, Stark, E. A.*, Young, K. S., Stein, A., and Kringelbach, M. L. (2013). Understanding the human parental brain: A critical role of the orbitofrontal cortex. Social Neuroscience, 8(6), 525-543. *Joint first authors.


Da Mota, P. A., Fernandes, H. M., Stark, E., Cabral, J., Heggli, O. A., Sousa, N., Kringelbach, M. L., & Vuust, P. (Preprint). The dynamics of the improvising brain: a study of musical creativity using jazz improvisation.

Charquero-Ballester, M., Kleim, B., Vidaurre, D., Ruff, C., Stark, E., McManners H., Bar-Haim, Y., Williams, S. C. R., Woolrich, M., Kringelbach, M. L., & Ehlers, A. (Preprint). Insights into the dynamics of brain activity associated with cognitive behavioral therapy for trauma-related disorders.

Da Mota, P. A.*, Stark, E. A.*, Fernandes, H. M., Ahrends,C., Cabral, J., Gebauer, L., Happ√©, F., Vuust, P., & Kringelbach, M. L. (Preprint). Sweet anticipation: Predictability of familiar music in autism. *Joint first authors.


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