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Journal articles

  • In press
    • Shakoor, S., McGuire, P., Cardno, A. G., Freeman, D. & Ronald, A. (in press). A twin study exploring the association between childhood emotional and behaviour problems and specific psychotic experiences in a community sample of adolescents. Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry.
    • Singham, T., Viding, E., Schoeler, T., Arseneault, L., Ronald, A., Cecil, C. M., McCrory, E., Rijsdijk, F., Pingault, J. (in press). Pingault Concurrent and longitudinal impact of peer victimisation on mental health: A tale of vulnerability and resilience. JAMA Psychiatry.
    • Janecka, M., Haworth, C. M. A., Ronald, A., Krapohl, E., Happé, F., Mill, J., Schalkwyk, L. C., Fernandes, C., Reichenberg, A. & Rijsdijk, F. (in press). Paternal age alters social development in offspring. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
    • St Pourcain, B. Robinson, E. R., Anttila, V., Bulik Sullivan, B., Maller, J., Golding, J., Skuse, D., Ring, S., Evans, D. M., Zammit, S., Fisher, S. E., Neale, B. M., Anney, R., Ripke, S., Hollegaard, M. V., Werge, T., iPSYCH-SSI-Broad Autism Group, Ronald, A., Grov, J., Hougaar, D. M., Børglum, A.D., Mortensen, P. B., Daly, M., Davey Smith, G. (in press). ASD and schizophrenia show distinct developmental profiles in common genetic overlap with population-based social-communication difficulties. Molecular Psychiatry.
  • 2017
    • Stergiakouli, E., Davey Smith, G., Martin, J., Skuse, D.H., Viechtbauer, W., Ring, S. M., Ronald, A., Evans, D M., Fisher, S. E., Thapar, A. & St Pourcain, B. (2017). Shared genetic influences between dimensional ASD and ADHD symptoms during child and adolescent development. Molecular Autism, 8, 18.
    • Willfors, C., Carlsson, T., Anderlid, B.-M., Nordgren, A., Kostrzewa, E., Berggren, S., Ronald, A., Kuja-Halkola, R., Tammimies, K., & Bölte, S. (2017). Medical History of Discordant Twins and Environmental Etiologies of Autism. Translational Psychiatry, 7(1): e1014.
    • Hosang, G., Cardno, A.G., Freeman, D., & Ronald, A. (2017). Characterization and structure of hypomania in a British nonclinical adolescent sample. Journal of Affective Disorders, 207, 228-235.
  • 2016
    • McEwen, F.S., Stewart, C. S., Colvert, E., Woodhouse, E., Curran, S., Gillan, N., Hallett, V., Lietz, S., Garnett, T., Ronald, A., Murphy, D., Happé, F. & Bolton, P. (2016). Diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorder in Community Settings using the Development and Well-Being Assessment: Validation in a UK Population-Based Twin Sample. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 57, 161-70.
    • Micalizzi, L.*, Ronald, A.* & Saudino, K. J. (2016). Genetically Informed Cross-lagged Analysis of Autistic-Like Traits and Affective Problems in Early Childhood. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 44, 937-947. *Joint first authors.
    • Pinto, R., Rijsdijk, F., Ronald, A., Asherson, P. & Kuntsi, J. (2016). The Genetic Overlap of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Autistic-like Traits: an Investigation of Individual Symptom Scales and Cognitive markers. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 44, 335-45.
    • Robinson, E. B., St Pourcain, B., Anttila, V., Kosmicki, J., Bulik-Sullivan, B., Grove, J., Maller, J., Samocha, K. E., Sanders, S., Ripke, S., Martin, J., Hollegaard, M. V., Werge, T., Hougaard, D. M., iPSYCH-SSI‐Broad Autism Group, Neale, B. M., Evans, D. M., Skuse, D., Mortensen, P. B., Børglum, A. D., Ronald, A., Davey Smith, G. & Daly, M. J. (2016). Genetic risk for autism spectrum disorders and neuropsychiatric variation in the general population. Nature Genetics, 48, 552-5.
    • Shakoor, S., Zavos, H., Haworth, C. M. A., McGuire, P., Cardno, A. G., Freeman, D., & Ronald, A. (2016). Association between stressful life events and psychotic experiences in adolescence: evidence for gene-environment correlations. British Journal of Psychiatry, 208, 532-8.
    • Taylor, M. J., Freeman, D. & Ronald, A. (2016). Dimensional psychotic experiences in adolescence: Evidence from a taxometric study of a community-based sample. Psychiatry Research, 241, 35-42.
    • Taylor, M. J., Lichtenstein, P., Larsson, H., Anckarsäter, H., Greven, C. U. & Ronald, A. (2016). Is there a female protective effect against ADHD? Evidence from two representative twin samples. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 55 ,504-512.
    • Thomas, M. S. C., Forrester, N. A. & Ronald, A. (2016). Multi-scale modeling of gene-behavior associations in an artificial neural network model of cognitive development. Cognitive Science, 40, 51-99.
    • Tick B, Colvert E, McEwen F, Stewart C, Woodhouse E, Gillan N, Hallett V, Lietz S, Garnett T, Simonoff E, Ronald A, Bolton P, Happé F, Rijsdijk F. (2016). Autism spectrum disorders and other mental health problems: Exploring etiological overlaps and phenotypic causal associations. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 55, 106-113.
    • Zavos, H. M. S., Eley, T. C., McGuire, P., Plomin, R., Cardno, A. G., Freeman. D. & Ronald, A. (2016). Shared etiology of psychotic experiences and depressive symptoms in adolescence: A longitudinal twin study. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 42, 1197-206.
  • 2015
    • Colvert, E., Tick, B., McEwen, F., Stewart, C., Curran, S. R., Woodhouse, E., Gillan, N., Hallett, V., Lietz, S., Garnett, T., Ronald, A., Plomin, R., Rijsdijk, F., Happé, F. & Bolton, P. (2015). Heritability of Autism Spectrum Disorder in a UK Population-Based Twin Sample. JAMA Psychiatry, 72, 415-23.
    • O’Nions, E.*, Tick, B.*, Rijsdijk, F., Happé F., Plomin, R., Ronald, A. & Viding, E. (2015) Examining the Genetic and Environmental Associations Between Autistic Social and Communication Deficits and Psychopathic Callous-unemotional Traits. PLoS One, 10, e0134331.
    • Papageorgiou, K. A., Farroni, T., Johnson, M. H., Smith, T. J. & Ronald A. (2015). Individual differences in newborn visual attention associate with temperament and behavioral difficulties in later childhood. Scientific Reports, 5, 11264. doi: 10.1038/srep11264.
    • Ronald, A. (2015). Recent quantitative genetic research on psychotic experiences: New approaches to old questions. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 2, 81-88.
    • Shakoor, S., McGuire, P., Cardno, A. G., Freeman, D., Plomin, R., & Ronald, A. (2015). A shared genetic propensity underlies experiences of bullying victimization in late childhood and self-rated paranoid thinking in adolescence. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 41, 754-63.
    • Shakoor, S., Zavos, H. M. S., McGuire, P., Cardno, A. G., Freeman, D., & Ronald, A. (2015). Psychotic experiences are linked to cannabis use in adolescents in the community because of common underlying environmental risk factors. Psychiatry Research, 227, 144-151.
    • Sieradzka, D., Power, R. A., Freeman, D., Cardno, A. G., Dudbridge, F., & Ronald, A. (2015). Heritability of individual psychotic experiences captured by common genetic variants in a community sample of adolescents. Behavior Genetics, 45, 493-502.
    • St Pourcain, B., Haworth, C.M.A., Davis, O.S.P., Wang, K., Timpson, N., Evans, D.M., Kemp, J.P., Ronald, A., Price, T., Meaburn, E., Ring, S.M., Golding, J., Hakonarson, H., Plomin, R., & Davey Smith, G. (2015). Heritability and genome-wide analyses of problematic peer relationships during childhood and adolescence. Human Genetics, 134, 539-51.
    • Taylor, M. J., Charman, T. & Ronald, A. (2015). Where are the strongest associations between autistic traits and traits of ADHD? Evidence from a community-based twin study. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 24,1129-38.
    • Taylor, M. J., Gregory, A. M., Freeman, D. & Ronald, A. (2015). Do sleep disturbances and psychotic-like experiences in adolescence share genetic and environmental influences? Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 124, 674-84.
    • Taylor, M.J., Robinson, E.B., Happé, F., Bolton, P., Freeman, D., & Ronald, A. (2015). A longitudinal twin study of the association between childhood autistic traits and psychotic experiences in adolescence. Molecular Autism, 6, 44
  • 2014
    • Willfors, C., Poltrago, L., Berggren, S., Coco, C., Anckarster, H., Lichtenstein, P., Ronald, A., Bolte, S. (2014). On the role of non-shared environment for executive functioning in ADHD: a twin-differences design study. International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 60, 163-173.
    • Taylor, M. J., Charman, T., Robinson, E. B., Hayiou-Thomas, M. E., Happé, F., Dale, P. S., & Ronald, A. (2014). Language and traits of autism spectrum conditions: Evidence of limited phenotypic and etiological overlap. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 165B, 7, 587-595.
    • Zavos, H. M. S., Freeman, D., Haworth, C. M. A., McGuire, P., Plomin, R., Cardno, A. G., Ronald, A. (2014). Consistent etiology of severe, frequent psychotic experiences and milder, less frequent manifestations: A twin study of specific psychotic experiences in adolescence. JAMA Psychiatry, 71, 1049-1057.
    • Bolte, S., Willfors, C., Berggren, S., Norberg, J., Poltrago, L., Mevel, K., Coco, C., Fransson, P., Borg, J., Sitnikov, R., Toro, R., Tammimies, K., Anderlid, B.-A., Nordgren, A., Falk, A., Meyer, U., Kere, J., Landn, M., Dalman, M., Ronald, A., Anckarster, H., Lichtenstein, P. (2014). The Roots of Autism and ADHD Twin Study in Sweden (RATSS). Twin Research and Human Genetics, 17, 164-76.
    • Holmboe, K., Rijsdijk, F. V., Hallett, V., Happé, F., Plomin, R. & Ronald, A. (2014). Strong genetic influences on the stability of autistic traits in childhood. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 53, 221-30.
    • Nguyen, C. & Ronald, A. (2014). How do girls with low(er) functioning autism compare to boys with autism and typically developing girls in their behaviour, cognition and psychopathology? Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, 2, 55-65.
    • Papageorgiou, K. A., Smith, T. J., Wu, R., Johnson, M. H., Kirkham, N. Z. & Ronald, A. (2014). Individual differences in infant fixation duration relate to attention and behavioral control in childhood. Psychological Science, 25,1371-1379.
    • Ronald, A., Larsson, H., Anckarster, H. & Lichtenstein, P. (2014). Symptoms of autism and ADHD: A Swedish twin study examining their overlap. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 123, 440-51.
    • Ronald, A., Sieradzka, D., Cardno, A. G., Haworth, C. M. A, McGuire, P., Freeman, D. (2014). Characterization of psychotic experiences in adolescence using the Specific Psychotic Experiences Questionnaire (SPEQ): Findings from a study of 5000 16-year-old twins. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 40, 868-77.
    • Scherff, A., Taylor, M., Eley, T. C., Happé, F., Charman, T. & Ronald, A. (2014). What causes internalising traits and autistic traits to co-occur in adolescence? A community-based twin study. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 42, 601-10.
    • Sieradzka, D., Power, R. A., Freeman, D., Cardno, A. D., McGuire, P., Plomin, R., Meaburn, E. L., Dudbridge, F. & Ronald A. (2014). Are genetic risk factors for psychosis also associated with dimension-specific psychotic experiences in adolescence? Plos One 9(4):e94398. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0094398.
    • Wong, C. C. Y., Meaburn, E. M., Ronald, A., Price, T. S., Jeffries, A. R., Schalkwyk, L. C., Plomin, R., Mill, J. (2014). Methylomic analysis of monozygotic twins discordant for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and Related Behavioural Traits. Molecular Psychiatry, 9, 495-503.
  • 2013
    • O’Nions, E., Viding, E., Greven, C. U, Ronald, A. & Happ, F. (2013). Pathological demand avoidance: Exploring the behavioural profile. Autism, 18, 538-544.
    • Thomas, M. S. C., Forrester, N. A. & Ronald, A. (2013). Modelling socio-economic status effects on language development. Developmental Psychology, 49, 2325-43.
    • Hallett, V., Ronald, A., Colvert, E., Ames, C., Woodhouse, E., Lietz, S., Morrison, T., Gillan, N., Rijsdijk, F., Scahill, L., Bolton P. & Happé, F. (2013). Exploring Anxiety Symptoms in a Large-scale Twin Study of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, their Unaffected Cotwins and Controls. Journal of Child Psychiatry and Psychology, 54, 1176-85.
    • Papageorgiou, K. A. & Ronald, A. (2013). “He who sees things grow from the beginning will have the finest view of them" A Systematic Review of Genetic Studies On Psychological Traits In Infancy. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews. 37, 1500– 1517.
    • Taylor, M. J., Charman, T., Robinson, E. B., Plomin, R., Happé, F., Asherson, P. & Ronald, A. (2013). Developmental associations between traits of autism spectrum disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: A genetically-informative, longitudinal twin study. Psychological Medicine. 43 (8), 1735-1746.
    • Robinson, E. B., Lichtenstein, P., Anckarsater, H., Happé, F. & Ronald, A. (2013) The female protective effect against autistic behavior. Evidence from two nationally-representative samples. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110, 5258-62.
  • 2012
    • Dworzynski, K., Ronald, A., Bolton, P., Happé, F. (2012). How different are girls and boys above and below the diagnostic threshold for autism spectrum disorders? Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 51, 788-97.
    • Hallett, V., Ronald, A., Rijsdijk, F. & Happé, F. (2012). Disentangling the associations between autistic-like and internalizing traits: a community based twin study. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 40, 815-827 .
    • Robinson, E. B., Koenen, K. C., McCormick, M. C., Munir, K., Hallett, V., Happé, F., Plomin, R. & Ronald, A. (2012). A multivariate twin study of autistic traits in 12-year-olds: Testing the fractionable autism triad hypothesis. Behavior Genetics, 42, 245-55.
  • 2011
    • Whitehouse, A. J. O., Hickey, M. & Ronald, A. (2011). Are autistic traits in the general population stable across development? PLoS ONE.
    • Robinson, E., Koenen, K. C., McCormick, M. C., Munir, K., Hallett, V., Happé, F., Plomin, R. & Ronald, A. (2011). Evidence that autistic traits show the same etiology in the general population and at the quantitative extremes (5%, 2.5% and 1%). Archives of General Psychiatry, 68, 1113-21.
    • Ronald, A., Larsson, H., Anckarsäter, H. & Lichtenstein, P. (2011). A Swedish twin study of autism symptoms. Molecular Psychiatry, 16, 1039-47.
    • Ronald, A. (2011). Is the Child 'father of the man'? Evaluating the stability of genetic influences across development (Invited annual review). Developmental Science, 14, 1471-8.
    • Moruzzi, S., Ogliari, A., Ronald, A., Happé, F., Battaglia, M. (2011). The Nature of Covariation Between Autistic Traits and Clumsiness: A Twin Study in a General Population Sample. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 41, 1665-1674.
    • Curran, S., Dworzynski, K., Happé, F., Ronald, A., Allison, C., Baron-Cohen, S., Brayne, C., Bolton, P. F. (in press). No major effect of twinning on autistic traits. Autism Research.
    • Ronald, A. & Hoekstra, R. A. (2011). Autism Spectrum Disorders and Autistic Traits: A Decade of New Twin Studies. Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 156, 255-74. Link to reference
    • Ronald, A., Pennell, C. E. & Whitehouse, A. (2011). Prenatal maternal stress associated with ADHD and autistic traits in early childhood. Frontiers in Developmental Psychology. Link to reference
  • 2010
    • Lundstrom, S., Haworth, C., Carlström, E., Gillberg, C., Mill, J., Råstam, M., Hultman, C., Ronald, A., Anckarsäter, H., Plomin, R., Lichtenstein, P., Reichenberg, A. (2010). Trajectories Leading To Autism Spectrum Disorders Are Affected By Paternal Age: Findings from Two Nationally Representative Twin Studies. Journal of Child Psychiatry and Psychology. Link to reference
    • Hoekstra, R. A., Happé, F., Baron-Cohen, S. & Ronald, A. (2010). Limited genetic covariance between autistic traits and intelligence: findings from a longitudinal twin study. Neuropsychiatric Genetics. Link to reference
    • Hallett, V., Ronald, A., Rijsdijk, F. & Happé, F. (2010). Association of autistic-like and internalizing traits during childhood: a longitudinal twin study. American Journal of Psychiatry. Link to reference
    • Ronald, A., Butcher, L. M., Docherty, S. L., Davis, O. S. P., Schalkwyk, L. C., Craig, I. W. & Plomin, R. (2010). A genome-wide association study of social and non-social autistic-like traits in the general population using pooled DNA, 500K SNP microarrays and both community and diagnosed autism replication samples. Behavior Genetics, 40, 31-45. Link to reference
    • Ronald, A., Edelson, L.R., Asherson, P. & Saudino, K.J. (2010). Exploring the relationship between autistic-like traits and ADHD behaviors in early childhood: Findings from a community twin study of 2-year-olds. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 38, 185-96. Link to reference
    • Ronald, A., Happé, F., Dworzynski, K., Bolton, P. & Plomin, R. (2010). Exploring the relationship between prenatal and neonatal complications and later autistic-like features in a representative community sample of twins. Child Development, 81, 166-182. Link to reference
  • 2009
    • Dworzynski, K., Happé, F., Bolton, P. & Ronald, A. (2009). Relationship between symptom domains in Autism Spectrum Disorders: A population-based twin study. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 39, 1197-210. Link to reference
    • Hallett, V., Ronald, A. & Happé, F. (2009). Investigating the association between autistic-like traits and internalizing traits in a community-based twin sample. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 48, 618-27. Link to reference
    • Hallett, V., Ronald, A., Rijsdijk, F. & Eley, T. C. (2009).The phenotypic and genetic differentiation of anxiety-related-behaviors in middle childhood. Depression and Anxiety, 26, 316-24. Link to reference
    • Hoekstra, R. A., Happé, F, Baron-Cohen, S. & Ronald, A. (2009). The association between extreme autistic traits and intellectual
 disability: insights from a general population twin study. British Journal of Psychiatry, 195, 531-536. Link to reference
    • Jones, A. P, Larsson, H., Ronald, A., Rjisdijk, F., Busfield, P., McMillan, A., Plomin, R. &  Viding, E. (2009). Phenotypic and aetiological relationships between psychopathic tendencies, autistic traits, and emotion attribution. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 36, 1198-1212.
    • Vital, P. M., Ronald, A.,Wallace, G. L. & Happé, F. (2009). Relationship between Special Abilities and Autistic-like Traits in a large population-based sample of typically-developing 8-year-olds. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 50, 1093-101. Link to reference
  • 2008
    • Ronald, A., Happé, F. & Plomin, R. (2008). A twin study investigating the genetic and environmental aetiologies of parent, teacher and child ratings of autistic-like traits and their overlap. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 17,473-83. Link to reference
    • Ronald, A., Simonoff, E., Kuntsi, J., Asherson, P. & Plomin, R. (2008). Evidence for overlapping genetic influences on Autistic and ADHD behaviours in a community twin sample. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 49, 535-542. Link to reference
    • Dworzynski, K., Ronald, A., Hayiou-Thomas, M. E., McEwan, F., Happé, F., Bolton, P. & Plomin, R. (2008). Developmental path between language and autistic-like impairments: a twin study. Infant and Child Development, 17, 121-136.
    • Happé, F. & Ronald, A. (2008). ‘Fractionable Autism Triad’: A Review of Evidence from Behavioural, Genetic, Cognitive and Neural Research. Neuropsychology Review, 18, 287-304. Link to reference
  • 2007
    • Ronald, A., Viding, E., Happé, F. & Plomin, R. (2007). Individual differences in theory of mind ability in middle childhood and links with verbal ability and autistic traits: A twin study. Social Neuroscience, 1, 412-425. Link to reference
    • Dworzynski, K., Ronald, A., Hayiou-Thomas, M. Rijskijk, F., Happé, F., Bolton, P. & Plomin, R. (2007). Aetiological relationship between language performance and autistic-like traits in childhood: a twin study. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 42, 273-92. Link to reference
    • McEwen, F., Happé, F., Bolton, P., Ronald, A., Rijsdijk, F. & Plomin, R. (2007). Origins of individual differences in imitation: links with language, pretend play, and rudimentary theory of mind in two-year-old twins. Child Development, 78,474-92. Link to reference
    • McLoughlin, G., Ronald, A., Kuntsi, J., Asherson, P., Plomin, R. (2007). Genetic Support for the Dual Nature of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Substantial Genetic Overlap Between the Inattentive and Hyperactive-impulsive Components. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 35, 999-1008. Link to reference
    • Minnis, H., Reekie, J., Young, D., O’Connor, T., Ronald, A., Gray, A., Plomin, R. (2007). Genetic, environmental and gender influences on attachment disorder behaviours. British Journal of Psychiatry, 190, 490-5. Link to reference
  • 2006
    • Ronald, A., Happé, F., Bolton, P., Butcher, L. M., Price, T. S., Wheelwright, S., Baron-Cohen, S., Plomin, R. (2006). Genetic Heterogeneity Between the Three Components of the Autism Spectrum: A Twin Study. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 45, 691-99. Link to reference
    • Ronald, A., Happé, F., Price, T. S., Baron-Cohen, S. & Plomin, R. (2006). Phenotypic and genetic overlap between autistic features at the extremes of the general population. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 45,1206-1214. Link to reference
    • Happé, F., Ronald, A. & Plomin, R. (2006). Time to give up on a single explanation for autism. Nature Neuroscience, 9, 1218-1220. Link to reference
  • 2005
    • Ronald, A., Happé, F., Hughes, C. & Plomin, R. (2005). Nice and nasty theory of mind in preschool children: Nature and nurture. Social Development, 14, 664-684.
    • Ronald, A., Happé, F. & Plomin, R. (2005). The genetic relationship between individual differences in social and nonsocial behaviours characteristic of autism. Developmental Science, 8, 444-458.
    • Kuntsi, J., Rijsdijk, F., Ronald, A., Asherson, P. & Plomin, R. (2005). Genetic influences on the stability of ADHD symptoms from early to middle childhood. Biological Psychiatry, 57,647-654.
    • Mill, J., Xu, X., Ronald, A., Curran, S., Price, T., Knight, J., Craig, I., Sham, P., Plomin R., Asherson, P. (2005). Quantitative trait locus analysis of candidate gene alleles associated with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in five genes: DRD4, DAT1, DRD5, SNAP-25, and 5HT1B. American Journal of Medical Genetics, 133B(1),68-73.
    • Saudino, K., Ronald, A. & Plomin, R. (2005). Rater effects in the etiology of behavior problems in 7-year-old twins: Parent ratings and ratings by same and different teachers. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 33, 113-130.
  • 2004
    • Soto-Faraco, S., Ronald, A. & Spence, C. (2004). Tactile selective attention and body posture: Assessing the multisensory contributions of vision and proprioception. Perception and Psychophysics 66, 1077-1094.
    • Spinath, F. M., Harlaar, N., Ronald, A. & Plomin, R. (2004). Substantial genetic influence on mild mental impairment in early childhood. American Journal of Mental Retardation, 109, 34-43.
  • 2003
    • Spinath, F. M., Ronald, A., Harlaar, N., Price, T. S. & Plomin, R. (2003). Phenotypic g early in life: on the etiology of general cognitive ability in a large population sample of twin children aged 2 to 4. Intelligence, 31, 195-210.
  • 2002
    • Ronald, A., Spinath, F. M. & Plomin, R. (2002). The etiology of high cognitive ability in early childhood. High Ability Studies, 13, 103-115.

Letters, book reviews and invited (non-journal) articles

  • Taylor, M. J. & Ronald, A. (in press). Autism Spectrum Disorders and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Different Disorders, Overlapping Causes? Cutting Edge in Psychiatry.
  • Ronald, A. (2014). Invited Spearman medal article. The Times They Are a-Changin’: Autism Spectrum Disorder and ADHD. The Psychologist, 27, 164-166.
  • Ronald, A. & Taylor, M. J. (2013). Out of the shadow of others. The Psychologist, 26, 756-759.
  • Ronald, A. (2013). Are mental health patient costumers for Halloween? Huffington Post UK blog.
  • Ronald, A. (2013). Comorbidity of autism spectrum disorders and ADHD. Carlat Report, Jan/Feb edition, 1-9.
  • Ronald, A. (2010). Is autism a single condition? Eureka Times magazine, July Issue.
  • Hoekstra, R. A., Happé, F., Baron-Cohen, S. & Ronald, A. (2010). The twin issues of autism and intelligence. Special Educational Needs (SEN) Magazine, Issue 47, 48-50.
  • Ronald, A., Butcher, L. M., Docherty, S. L., Davis, O. S. P., Schalkwyk, L. C., Craig, I. W. & Plomin, R. (2010). Response to comment by Stuart Macgregor. Behavior Genetics, 40, 48.
  • Ronald, A. (2008). Book Review: No two alike: Human nature and human individuality by Judith Rich Harris. Infant and Child Development, 17, 552-553.
  • Ronald, A. (2007). Scientists reveal that autism and hyperactivity have the same cause. British Neuroscience Association Bulletin, Issue 56 (Spring).
  • Ronald, A., Happé, F. & Plomin, R. (2006, February 16). Genetic Research into Autism [Letter to the editor]. Science, 311, 952.

Books and book chapters

  • Papageorgiou, K. & Ronald, A. (in press). The genetic basis of psychological traits in infancy: Implications for understanding the causes of developmental psychopathology. In D. Williams & L. Centifanti (2016). The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Developmental Psychopathology. London: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Rhee, S. H. & Ronald, A. (2014). Behavior Genetics of Psychopathology. New York: Springer.
  • Ronald, A. & Hoekstra, R. A. (2014). Progress in understanding the causes of autism spectrum disorders and autistic traits: Twin studies from 1977 to the present day. In S. H. Rhee & A. Ronald (2014). Behavior Genetics of Psychopathology. New York: Springer.