*Indicates publication with a graduate student.

In press


  • Eigsti, I. M. (2024). The autism constellation and neurodiversity: Long-term and adult outcomes in autism spectrum disorder. Pediatric Clinics of North America, 71(2), 327-341.

  • Eigsti, I. M., & Pouw, W. (in press). Deliberate synchronization of speech and gesture:  Effects of neurodiversity and development. Language and Cognition.

    • Keating, C. T., Hickman, L., Geelhand, P., Takahashi, T., Leung, J., Schuster, B., Rybicki, A., Girolamo, T. M., Clin, E., Papastamou, F., Belenger, M., Eigsti, I. M., Cook, J. L., Kosaka, H., Osu, R., Okamoto, Y., & Sowden, S. (2024). Cross-cultural variation in experiences of acceptance, camouflaging and mental health difficulties in autism: A registered report. PLoS One, e0261774.

    • Kennedy, C. H., Huedo-Medina, T. B., Twachtman-Bassett, J., Kalsner, L., Areny-Joval, R., & Eigsti, I. M. (in press). Health condition co-morbidities in children with autism and their association  with challenging behavior. Advances in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities.
    • *Thomas, H. R., Sirsikar, A., & Eigsti, I. M. (2024). Brief Report: Convergence and discrepancy between self- and informant-reported depressive symptoms in young autistic adults. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.


    • *Crutcher, J., Butler, E., Burke, J. D., Naigles, L., Fein, D. A., & Eigsti, I. M. (2023). Pragmatic language and associations with externalizing behaviors in individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and those who have lost the ASD diagnosis. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 108, 102252.

    • Girolamo, T., Butler, L., Canale, R., Aslin, R. N., & Eigsti, I. M. (2023). fNIRS studies of individuals with speech and language impairment underreport participant sociodemographics: A systematic review. Neuropsychology Review. (Preregistration doi: 10.31234/

    • Girolamo, T., Ghali, S., & Eigsti, I. M. (2023). A community-based approach to longitudinal language research with racially and ethnically minoritized autistic young adults: Lessons learned and new directions. American Journal of Speech and Language Pathology, 32(3), 977-988.

    • Girolamo, T., Shen, L., Monroe Gulick, A., Rice, M. L., & Eigsti, I. M. (2023). Studies assessing domains pertaining to structural language in autism vary in reporting practices and approaches to assessment: A systematic review. Autism, 13623613231216155.

    • Girolamo, T., Shen, L., Monroe-Gulick, A., Rice, M. L., & Eigsti, I.-M. (2023). Studies pertaining to language impairment in school-age autistic individuals underreport participant socio-demographics: A systematic review. Autism, 27(8), 2218-2240.

    • Larson, C., Kaplan, D., Girolamo, T., Kover, S. T., & Eigsti, I. M. (2023). A Bayesian statistics tutorial for clinical research: Prior distributions and meaningful results for small clinical samples. J Clin Psychol, 79(11), 2602-2624.

    • Larson, C., Thomas, H. R., Crutcher, J., Stevens, M. C., & Eigsti, I.-M. (2023). Language networks in autism spectrum disorder: A systematic review of connectivity-based fMRI studies. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

    • Naples, A., Tenenbaum, E. J., Jones, R. N., Righi, G., Sheinkopf, S. J., & Eigsti, I. M. (2023). Exploring communicative competence in autistic children who are minimally verbal: The Low Verbal Investigatory Survey for Autism (LVIS). Autism, 27(3), 1391–1406.

    • Tunçgenç, B., Koch, C., Eigsti, I.-M., & Mostofsky, S. H. (2023). Mimicry and social affiliation with virtual partner are decreased in autism. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 100, 102073.

    • Weed, E., Fusaroli, R., Simmons, E., & Eigsti, I.-M. (2023). Different in different ways: A network-analysis approach to voice and prosody in autism spectrum disorder. Language Learning and Development, 1-18.

    • West, M. J., Somer, E., & Eigsti, I. M. (2023). Immersive and maladaptive daydreaming and divergent thinking in autism spectrum disorders. Imagination, Cognition and Personality, 42(4), 372-398.


    • *Davis, C. P., Eigsti, I. M., Healy, R., Joergensen, G. H., & Yee, E. (2022). Autism-spectrum traits in neurotypicals predict the embodiment of manipulation knowledge about object concepts: Evidence from eyetracking. PLoS One, 17(7), e0268069.

    • *Davis, C. P., Yee, E., & Eigsti, I. M. (2022). Beyond the Social Domain: Autism-Spectrum Traits and the Embodiment of Manipulable Object Concepts In S. L. Macrine & J. Fugate (Eds.), Movement Matters: How Embodied Cognition Informs Teaching and Learning (pp. 275-290). MIT University Press. Open access.

    • Eigsti, I. M., & Fein, D. A. (2022). Insights from losing the autism diagnosis: Autism spectrum disorder as a biological entity. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 13, 972612.

    • Eigsti, I. M., Fein, D. A., & Larson, C. (2022). Editorial perspective: Another look at “Optimal Outcome” in ASD. Journal of Child Psychiatry and Psychology, 1-3.

    • Eigsti, I. M., Thomas, R. P., Stabile, M., Mohan, A., Dieckhaus, M. F. S., Crutcher, J., Taverna, E., & Fein, D. A. (2022). Online administration of the ADOS for research with adolescents and adults in response to the pandemic. Autism Res, 15(10), 1909-1916.

    • Girolamo, T., Castro, N., Hendricks, A. E., Ghali, S., & Eigsti, I. M. (2022). Implementation of Open Science Practices in Communication Sciences and Disorders Research With Black, Indigenous, and People of Color. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 1-8.

    • Girolamo, T., Parker, T., & Eigsti, I. M. (2022). Incorporating DisCrit theory to combat systematic exclusion of BIPOC in clinical neuroscience. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.

    • *Hogstrom, A., Theodore, R., Canfield, A., Castelluccio, B., Green, J. J., Irvine, C., & Eigsti, I. M. (2022). Social and sensory influences on linguistic alignment: Phonetic convergence in autism spectrum disorder. Evolutionary Linguistic Theory, 4(1), 102-128.

    • Larson, C., Rivera-Figueroa, K., Thomas, H. R., Fein, D., Stevens, M. C., & Eigsti, I. M. (2022). Structural language impairment in Autism Spectrum Disorder versus Loss of Autism Diagnosis: Behavioral and neural characteristics. Neuroimage Clin, 34, 103043. Open access.

    • *Rivera-Figueroa, K., Marfo, N. Y. A., & Eigsti, I. M. (2022). Parental perceptions of autism spectrum disorder in latinx and black sociocultural contexts: A systematic review. American Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 127(1), 42-63.

      • *Stabile, M., & Eigsti, I. M. (2022). Lexical alignment and communicative success in autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 65(11), 4300-4305.

      • West, M. J., Somer, E., & Eigsti, I. M. (2022). Shared challenges and comorbidity of maladaptive daydreaming and autism spectrum disorders. Advances in Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 7(1), 1-11.



      • Delage, H., Eigsti, I. M., Stanford, E., & Durrleman, S. (2021). A preliminary examination of the impact of working memory training on syntax and processing speed in children with ASD. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 52(10), 4233-4251.

      • Eigsti, I., & Irvine, C. (2021). Verbal mediation of theory of mind in verbal adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Language Acquisition, 1-19.

      • Fein, D., Eigsti, I. M., & Barton, M. (2021). Response to “A Radical Change in Our Autism Research Strategy is Needed: Back to Prototypes” by Mottron et al. (2021). Autism Research, 14(10), 2237-2238.

      • Kaur, M., Eigsti, I. M., & Bhat, A. (2021). Effects of a creative yoga intervention on the joint attention and social communication skills, as well as affective states of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 88.

      • Perrino, P. A., Chamberlain, S. J., Eigsti, I. M., & Fitch, R. H. (2021). Communication-related assessments in an Angelman syndrome mouse model. Brain and Behavior, 11(1), e01937.

      • Polyanskaya, I., Eigsti, I. M., Brauner, T., & Blackburn, P. (2021). Second-order false beliefs and linguistic recursion in autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 52(9), 3991-4006.

      • Schaeffer, J., Durrleman, S., & Eigsti, I.-M. (2021). On links between language development and extralinguistic cognitive knowledge: What we can learn from autism. Language Acquisition, 28(1), 1-5.

      • *Taverna, E. C., Huedo-Medina, T. B., Fein, D. A., & Eigsti, I. M. (2021). The interaction of fine motor, gesture, and structural language skills: The case of autism spectrum disorder. Res Autism Spectr Disord, 86.





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