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Publications

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  • Eigsti, I. M., & de Marchena, A. (in press). Perspectives on gesture from autism spectrum disorder: Alterations in timing and function. Behavioral and Brain Sciences.
  • Silverman, L. B., Eigsti, I. M., & Bennetto, L. (in press). I tawt I taw a puddy tat: Gestures in Canary Row narrations by high-functioning adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Autism Research.
  • *Canfield, A. R., Eigsti, I. M., de Marchena, A., & Fein, D. (in press). Story goodness in adolescents with autism spectrum disorders and in optimal outcomes from ASD. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research.
  • *Brynskov, C., Eigsti, I. M., Jørgensen, M., Lemcke, S., Bohn, O.-S., & Krøjgaard, P. (in press). Syntax and morphology in Danish-speaking children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.
  • *Suh, J., Orinstein, A., Barton, M., Chen, C. M., Eigsti, I. M., Ramirez-Esparza, N., & Fein, D. (2016). Ratings of Broader Autism Phenotype and Personality Traits in Optimal Outcomes from Autism Spectrum Disorder. J Autism Dev Disord, 46, 3505-18.
  • de Marchena, A., & Eigsti, I. M. (2014). Context counts: The impact of social context on gesture rate in verbally fluent adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Gesture, 14, 375–93.
  • Hall, M. L., Eigsti, I. M., Bortfeld, H., & Lillo-Martin, D. (in press). Auditory deprivation does not impair executive function, but language deprivation might: Parent-report evidence from deaf native signing children. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education.
  • *Schuh, J. M., Eigsti, I. M., & Mirman, D. (2016). Referential communication in autism spectrum disorder: The roles of working memory and theory of mind. Autism Research.
  • *Srinivasan, S. M., Eigsti, I. M., Neelly, L., & Bhat, A. N. (2016). The effects of embodied rhythm and robotic interventions on the social attention patterns of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 27, 54-72.
  • *Srinivasan, S. M., Eigsti, I. M., Gifford, T., & Bhat, A. N. (2016). The effects of embodied rhythm and robotic interventions on the spontaneous and responsive verbal communication skills of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): A further outcome of a pilot randomized controlled trial. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 27, 73-87.
  • Eigsti, I. M., Stevens, M., Schultz, R., Barton, M., Kelley, E., Naigles, L. R., . . . Fein, D. A. (2016). Language comprehension and brain function in individuals with optimal outcomes from autism. NeuroImage: Clinical, 10, 182-91.
  • *Irvine, C. A., Eigsti, I. M., & Fein, D. A. (2016). Uh, Um, and autism: Filler disfluencies as pragmatic markers in adolescents with optimal outcomes from autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 46, 1061-70.
  • *Brynskov, C., Krøjgaard, P., & Eigsti, I. M. (2015). Language and communication in children with autism: A critical look at three assumptions and their clinical implications. Nordic Psychology. doi:10.1080/19012276.2015.1071199
  • *Castelluccio, B. C., Myers, E. B., Schuh, J. M., & Eigsti, I. M. (2016). Neural substrates of processing anger in language: Contributions of prosody and semantics. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 45, 1359-67.
  • *Truong, D. T., Rendall, A. R., Castelluccio, B. C., Eigsti, I. M., & Fitch, R. H. (2015). Auditory processing and morphological anomalies in medial geniculate nucleus of Cntnap2 mutant mice. Behavioral Neuroscience, 129, 731-43.
  • *Rendall, A. R., Truong, D. T., Castelluccio, B. C., Eigsti, I. M., & Fitch, R. H. (2015). Language deficits in autism and assessment of the Cntnap2 mouse. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience, 47, 93. doi: 10.1016/j.ijdevneu.2015.04.253.
  • *Orinstein, A. J., Suh, J., Porter, K., De Yoe, K. A., Tyson, K. E., Troyb, E., Barton, M., Eigsti, I.M. . . . Fein, D. A. (2015). Social function and communication in optimal outcome children and adolescents with an autism history on structured test measures. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45, 2443-63. doi: 10.1007/s10803-015-2409-6.
  • *Orinstein, A., Tyson, K. E., Suh, J., Troyb, E., Helt, M., Rosenthal, M., Barton, M. L., Eigsti, I.M., . . Fein, D. A. (2015). Psychiatric symptoms in youth with a history of autism and optimal outcome. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45, 3703-14. doi: 10.1007/s10803-015-2520-8.
  • *Jaworski, J. L., & Eigsti, I. M. (2015). Low-level visual attention and its relation to joint attention in autism spectrum disorder. Child Neuropsychology, 15, 1-16.
  • *Fitch, A., Fein, D. A., & Eigsti, I. M. (2015). Detail and gestalt focus in individuals with optimal outcomes from autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45, 1887-96. doi: 10.007/s10803-014-2347-8.
  • Eigsti, I. M., Rosset, D., Col Cozzari, G., da Fonseca, D., & Deruelle, C. (2015). Effects of motor action on affective preferences in autism spectrum disorders: different influences of embodiment. Developmental Science, 18, 1044-53.
  • *de Marchena, A. B., Eigsti, I.M., & Yerys, B. E. (2015). Brief Report: Generalization weaknesses in verbally fluent children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45, 3370-6. doi: 10.1007/s10803-015-2478-6.
  • *de Marchena, A., & Eigsti, I.M. (2015). The art of common ground: emergence of a complex pragmatic language skill in adolescents with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Child Language, 24, 1-38.
  • *Tyson, K., Kelley, E., Fein, D., Orinstein, A., Troyb, E., Barton, M., Eigsti, I.M., . . . Rosenthal, M. (2014). Language and verbal memory in individuals with a history of autism spectrum disorders who have achieved optimal outcomesJournal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44, 648-63.
  • *Troyb, E., Rosenthal, M., Eigsti, I. M., Kelley, E., Tyson, K., Orinstein, A., . . . Fein, D. (2014). Executive functioning in individuals with a history of ASDs who have achieved optimal outcomes. Child Neuropsychology, 20, 378-97. doi: 10.1080/09297049.2013.799644. Epub 2013 Jun 3.
  • *Troyb, E., Orinstein, A., Tyson, K., Helt, M., Eigsti, I.M., Stevens, M., & Fein, D. (2014). Academic abilities in children and adolescents with a history of autism spectrum disorders who have achieved optimal outcomes. Autism, 18, 233-43. doi: 10.1177/1362361312473519. Epub 2013 Oct 4.
  • *Troyb, E., Orinstein, A., Tyson, K., Eigsti, I.M., Naigles, L., & Fein, D. (2014). Restricted and repetitive behaviors in individuals with a history of ASDs who have achieved optimal outcomes. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44, 3168-84.
  • *Suh, J., Eigsti, I.M., Naigles, L., Barton, M., Kelley, E., & Fein, D. (2014). Narrative performance of optimal outcome children and adolescents with a history of an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44, 1681-94. doi: 10.007/s10803-014-2042-9.
  • *Orinstein, A. J., Helt, M., Troyb, E., Tyson, K. E., Barton, M. L., Eigsti, I.M., . . . Fein, D. A. (2014). Intervention history of children and adolescents with high-functioning autism and optimal outcomes. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 35, 247-56. doi: 10.1097/DBP.0000000000000037.
  • *de Marchena, A., & Eigsti, I. M. (2014). Gesture in social vs. non-social contexts: The varied functions of co-speech gesture are highlighted in autism spectrum disorder. Gesture, 14, 373-93.
  • *Mayo, J., Chlebowski, C., Fein, D. A., & Eigsti, I. M. (2013). Age of first words predicts cognitive ability and adaptive skills in children with ASDJournal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43, 253-64. doi: 10.1007/s10803-012-1558-0.
  • Fein, D., Barton, M., Eigsti, I. M., Kelley, E., Naigles, L. R., Schultz, R. T., . . . Tyson, K. (2013). Optimal outcome in individuals with a history of autismJournal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 54, 195-205. doi: 10.1111/jcpp.12037.
  • Eigsti, I.M., & Fein, D. A. (2013). More is less: pitch discrimination and language delays in children with optimal outcomes from autism. Autism Research, 6, 605-13. doi: 10.1002/aur.324. Epub 2013 Aug 8.
  • Eigsti, I. M. (2013). A review of embodiment in autism spectrum disorders. Frontiers in psychology, 4:224., 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00224. eCollection 2013.
  • *Schuh, J. M., & Eigsti, I. M. (2012). Working memory, language skills, and autism symptomatology. Behavioral Sciences, 2, 207-18.
  • *Mayo, J., & Eigsti, I. M. (2012). A comparison of statistical learning in school-aged children with high functioning autism and typically developing peers. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 42, 2476-85.  
  • Eigsti, I. M., Schuh, J. M., Mencl, E., Schultz, R. T., & Paul, R. (2012). The neural underpinnings of prosody in autism. Child Neuropsychology, 18, 600-17.
  • *Bean, J. L., & Eigsti, I. M. (2012). Assessment of joint attention in school-age children and adolescents. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 6, 1304-10. 
  • Masino, S. M., Kawamura, M., Jr., Plotkin, L. M., Svedova, J., DiMario, F. J., Jr., & Eigsti, I.M. (2011). The relationship between the neuromodulator adenosine and behavioral symptoms of autism. Neuroscience Letters, 500, 1-5.
  • Eigsti, I.M., Weitzman, C., Schuh, J. M., de Marchena, A., & Casey, B. J. (2011). Language and cognitive outcomes in internationally adopted children. Development and Psychopathology, 23, 629-46.  
  • Eigsti, I. M., de Marchena, A. B., Schuh, J. M., & Kelley, E. (2011). Language acquisition in autism spectrum disorders: A developmental review. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 5, 681-91.
  • *de Marchena, A., Eigsti, I. M., Worek, A., Ono, K. E., & Snedeker, J. (2011). Mutual exclusivity in autism spectrum disorders: Testing the pragmatic hypothesis. Cognition, 119, 96-113.
  • Tottenham, N., Hare, T. A., Quinn, B. T., McCarry, T. W., Nurse, M., Gilhooly, T., Millner, A., Galvan, A., Davidson, M. C., Eigsti, I. M. .. Casey, B. J. (2010). Prolonged institutional rearing is associated with atypically large amygdala volume and difficulties in emotion regulation. Developmental Science, 13, 46-61. doi: 10.1111/j.467-7687.2009.00852.x.
  • *Helt, M. S., Eigsti, I. M., Snyder, P. J., & Fein, D. A. (2010). Contagious yawning in autistic and typical development. Child Development, 81, 1620-31.  
  • Fifer, W. P., Byrd, D. L., Kaku, M., Eigsti, I. M., Isler, J. R., Grose-Fifer, J., & Balsam, P. D. (2010). Newborn infants learn during sleep. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107, 10320-3.
  • *de Marchena, A., & Eigsti, I. M. (2010). Conversational gestures in autism spectrum disorders: Asynchrony but not decreased frequency. Autism Research, 3, 311-22.  
  • *Brynskov, C., & Eigsti, I. M. (2010). Det tidlige sprog hos børn med autisme – en udviklingsmæssigt afgørende faktor [The critical influence of early language abilities in autism on longterm outcomes]. Psyke &  Logos, 31, 443-60.
  • Eigsti, I. M., & Bennetto, L. (2009). Grammaticality judgments in autism spectrum disorders: Deviance or delay. Journal of Child Language, 19, 1-23.  
  • Eigsti, I. M., & Schuh, J. M. (2008). Neurobiological underpinnings of language in autism spectrum disorders. Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, 28, 128-49. 
  • Eigsti, I. M., Bennetto, L., & Dadlani, M. B. (2007). Beyond pragmatics: Morphosyntactic development in autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 37, 1007-23.  
  • Eigsti, I. M., Zayas, V., Mischel, W., Shoda, Y., Ayduk, O., Dadlani, M. B., . . . Casey, B. J. (2006). Predicting cognitive control from preschool to late adolescence and young adulthood. Psychological Science, 17, 478-84.  
  • Eigsti, I. M., & Cicchetti, D. (2004). The impact of child maltreatment on expressive syntax at 60 months. Developmental Science, 7, 88-102.  
  • Hudson, C. L., & Eigsti, I. M. (2003). Lexical competency, the overt expression of grammatical structure, and contrasts between pidgins and creoles. Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages, 18, 1-79.
  • Eigsti, I. M., & Shapiro, T. (2003). A systems neuroscience approach to autism: Biological, cognitive and clinical perspectives. Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, 9, 205-15.
  • Durston, S., Tottenham, N. T., Thomas, K. M., Davidson, M. C., Eigsti, I. M., Yang, Y., . . . Casey, B. J. (2003). Differential patterns of striatal activation in young children with and without ADHD. Biological Psychiatry, 53, 871-8.
  • Vatikiotis-Bateson, E., Eigsti, I. M., Yano, S., & Munhall, K. G. (1998). Eye movements during audiovisual speech perception. Perception and Psychophysics, 60, 926-40.