Dr Karla Holmboe

Visiting Fellow
Department of Psychology
Dr Karla Holmboe


Journals (10)

Leonard, HC., Bedford, R., Charman, T., Elsabbagh, M., Johnson, MH., Hill, EL., Baron-Cohen, S., Bolton, P., Chandler, S., Garwood, H., Holmboe, K. and Hudry, K., (2014). Motor development in children at risk of autism: A follow-up study of infant siblings. Autism. 18 (3)

Holmboe, K., Rijsdijk, FV., Hallett, V., Happ´┐Ż, F., Plomin, R. and Ronald, A., (2014). Strong Genetic Influences on the Stability of Autistic Traits in Childhood. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 53 (2)

Holmboe, K., Nemoda, Z., Fearon, RMP., Sasvari-Szekely, M. and Johnson, MH., (2011). Dopamine D4 receptor and serotonin transporter gene effects on the longitudinal development of infant temperament. Genes, Brain and Behavior. 10 (5)

Elsabbagh, M., Holmboe, K., Gliga, T., Mercure, E., Hudry, K., Charman, T., Baron-Cohen, S., Bolton, P. and Johnson, MH., (2011). Social and attention factors during infancy and the later emergence of autism characteristics. Progress in Brain Research. 189

Holmboe, K., Elsabbagh, M., Volein, A., Tucker, LA., Baron-Cohen, S., Bolton, P., Charman, T. and Johnson, MH., (2010). Frontal cortex functioning in the infant broader autism phenotype. Infant Behavior and Development. 33 (4)

Holmboe, K., Nemoda, Z., Fearon, RMP., Csibra, G., Sasvari-Szekely, M. and Johnson, MH., (2010). Polymorphisms in dopamine system genes are associated with individual differences in attention in infancy.. Developmental Psychology. 46 (2)

Elsabbagh, M., Volein, A., Csibra, G., Holmboe, K., Garwood, H., Tucker, L., Krljes, S., Baron-Cohen, S., Bolton, P., Charman, T., Baird, G. and Johnson, MH., (2009). Neural Correlates of Eye Gaze Processing in the Infant Broader Autism Phenotype. Biological Psychiatry. 65 (1)

Elsabbagh, M., Volein, A., Holmboe, K., Tucker, L., Csibra, G., Baron-Cohen, S., Bolton, P., Charman, T., Baird, G. and Johnson, MH., (2009). Visual orienting in the early broader autism phenotype: disengagement and facilitation. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 50 (5)

Holmboe, K., Pasco Fearon, RM., Csibra, G., Tucker, LA. and Johnson, MH., (2008). Freeze-Frame: A new infant inhibition task and its relation to frontal cortex tasks during infancy and early childhood. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 100 (2)

Holmboe, K. and Johnson, MH., (2005). Educating executive attention. Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of America. 102 (41)

Grants and funding


Longitudinal Trajectories in Brain Function in Infancy

Grand Challenges Canada



Colchester Campus