Contact Information

M.A.

School and Applied Child Psychology

Department of Education and Counseling Psychology

McGill University

email: samantha.scholes@mail.mcgill.ca

Research Interests

Exploring the relationship between academics and sleep in children and adolescents diagnosed with ASD and other neurodevelopmental conditions.

Keywords: sleep, academics, autism spectrum disorders, neurodevelopmental

Publications

Research papers

Dimakos, J., Gauthier-Gagné, G., Lin, L., Scholes, S., & Gruber, R. (2021). The associations between sleep and externalizing and internalizing problems in children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: Empirical findings, clinical implications, and future research directions. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics, 30(1), 175-193. 

Scholes, S., Santisteban, J.A., Zhang, Y., Bertone, A., & Gruber, R. (2020) Modulation of slow-wave sleep: implications for psychiatry. Current Psychiatry Reports, 22(10). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11920-020-01175-y

Poster Presentations

Scholes, S., Rao, A., Somerville, G., Boursier, J., & Gruber, R. (2021). The association between excessive daytime sleepiness and math performance in adolescents. Poster presented at the SLEEP 2021 conference, Seattle, WA, USA. 

Scholes, S., Rao, A., Somerville, G., Boursier, J., & Gruber, R. (2021). Excessive daytime sleepiness is associated with poor school performance in healthy adolescents. Poster presented at the CPA 2021 Annual National Convention, Canada. 

Scholes, S., Wong, S., Ainsworth, K., & Bertone, A. (2021). Cross-sectional comparison of audiovisual multisensory integration in typical development. Poster accepted for presentation at the 1st Annual McGill Applied Psychology Conference. Montreal, QC.

Scholes, S., Wong, S., Scardera, S., Malikin, H., Hove, I., Michaud, R., Ainsworth, K., & Bertone, A. (2020). Predicting multisensory integration at different points in development in autism. Poster presented at the CPA 81st Annual National Convention. Montreal, QC.  

Scholes, S., Ainsworth, K., & Bertone, A. (2020). Impaired multisensory integration at different developmental periods in individuals with autism. Poster presented at the CPA 81st Annual National Convention. Montreal, QC.  

Ainsworth, K., Scholes, S., & Bertone, A. (2020). Altered multisensory integration in younger and older autistic individuals. Poster accepted for presentation at the International Society for Autism Research (INSAR), Seattle, Washington, USA. (Convention cancelled). 

Scholes, S., Ainsworth, K., & Bertone, A. (May, 2019). Impaired multisensory integration in individuals with ASD: Susceptibility to the flash-beep illusion. Poster presented at the McGill Summer Institute for School Psychology. Montreal, QC.

Scholes, S., Ainsworth, K., & Bertone, A. (May, 2019). Multisensory integration in children and adolescents with ASD: Susceptibility to the flash-beep illusion. Poster presented at the International Society for Autism Research (INSAR). Montreal, QC.

Ainsworth, K., Scholes, S., & Bertone, A. (May, 2019). Audiovisual temporal binding and leading modality attenuation across development in autism. Poster presented at the International Society for Autism Research (INSAR). Montreal, QC.

Ainsworth, K., Scholes, S., & Bertone, A. (May, 2019). Leading modality attenuation across audiovisual processing in autism. Poster presented at the International Society for Autism Research Annual Meeting Post-Meeting. Riviére-des-Prairies, QC.

Scholes, S., Ainsworth, K., & Bertone, A. (April, 2019). Susceptibility to the flash-beep illusion in individuals with ASD. Poster presented at the McGill 2019 Human Development Student Research Conference. Montreal, QC.

Scholes, S., Ainsworth, K., & Bertone, A. (March, 2019). Multisensory integration in children and adolescents diagnosed with ASD: Susceptibility to the flash-beep illusion. Poster presented at the McGill Education Graduate Students’ Society Conference. Montreal, QC.

Ainsworth, K., Scholes, S. & Bertone, A. (November, 2018) Audiovisual temporal binding across development in autism spectrum disorders. Poster presented at the 6e Journée Scientifique NeuroQAM. Montréal, QC.

Scholes, S., Clyde, M., Zentner, D., Fairbank, E., & Shaw, S. R. (June, 2018). What do school psychologists prefer to do? Identified barriers in their work. Poster presented at the International Congress of Applied Psychology. Montreal, QC.