Publications

Selected publications:

Netburn, A., Georgeson, J., Arunchalam, S., and Luyster, R. (in preparation). Is the sky blue? Question asking in Autism spectrum disorder.

Fitch, A., Georgeson, J., Netburn, A., Arunachalam, S., and Luyster, R. (submitted). Personal pronouns in autism spectrum disorder: The role of multiple speaker contexts.

Arunachalam, S., and Luyster, R. (in press). Lexical development in young children with ASD. How ASD affects intake from the input.  Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research.

Luyster, R., and Arunchalam, S. (2018). Learning language through overhearing in children with ASD. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. ePub.

Xiaoxue He, A., Luyster, R., Hong, S., and Arunchalam, S. (2018). Personal pronoun usage in maternal input to infants at high- vs. low-risk for autism spectrum disorder. First language, 38(5), 520-527.

Wagner, J.B., Luyster, R., Moustapha, H., Tager-Flusberg, H., and Nelson, C.A. (2018). Differential attention to faces in infant siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder and associations with later social and language ability. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 41(1), 83-92.

Luyster, R., Bick, J., Westerlund, A., Nelson, C, A. (2017). Teaching the effects of expression, intensity and age on emotional face processing in ASD. Neuropsychologia. ePub ahead of print.

Young, A., Luyster, R., Fox, N., Zeanah, C., and Nelson, C, A. (2017). The effects of institutionalization on emotional face processing: Evidence for sparing via an experience-dependent mechanism. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 35(3), 439-453.

Bick, J., Luyster, R., Fox, N., Zeanah, C., and Nelson, C. (2017). Effects of early institutionalization on emotion processing in 12-year-old youth. Development and Psychopathology, 29(5), 1749-1761.

Arunachalam, S. & Luyster, R. (2016). The integrity of lexical acquisition mechanisms in autism spectrum disorders: A research review. Autism Research.

Wagner, J.B., Luyster, R., Tager-Flusberg, H., & Nelson, C.A. (2016). Greater pupil size in response to emotional faces as an early marker of social-communicative difficulties in infants at high risk for autism. Infancy.

Grzadzinski, R., Luyster, R., Spencer, A., & Lord, C. (2014). Attachment in young children
with autism spectrum disorders: An examination of separation and reunion
behaviors with both mothers and fathers. Autism: International Journal of Research and Practice, 18(2), 85-96.

Luyster, R., Powell, C., Tager-Flusberg, H., & Nelson, C. (2014). Neural measures of social attention across the first years of life: Characterizing typical development and markers of autism risk. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 8, 131-143.

Luyster, R., Seery, A., Talbott, M., & Tager-Flusberg, H. (2013). Identifying early risk markers and developmental trajectories for language impairment in neurodevelopmental disorders. Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, 17(2), 151-159.

Wagner, J.B., Luyster, R., Yim, J-Y., Tager-Flusberg, H., & Nelson, C.A. (2013). The role of
early visual attention in social development. International Journal of Behavioral
Development, 37(2), 118-124.

Lord, C., Luyster, R., Gotham, K., & Guthrie, W. (2012). Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) – 2 Toddler Module. Los Angeles, CA: Western Psychological Services.

Lord, C., Luyster, R., Guthrie, W., & Pickles, A. (2012). Patterns of developmental trajectories in toddlers with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 80(3), 477-489.

Lord, C., Petkova, E., Hus, V., Gan, W., Martin, D., Ousley, O., Guy, L., Bernier, R., Gerdts,
J., Algermissen, M., Whitaker, A., Sutcliffe, J., Warren, Z., Klin, A., Saulnier, C.,
Hanson, E., Hundley, R., Piggot, J.,Geschwind, D., Fombonne, E., Steinman, M., Miles, J., Kanne, S., Goin-Kochel, R., Peters, S., Cook, E., Guter, S., Tjernagel, J., Green-Snyder, L.A., Bishop, S., Esler, A., Gotham, K., Luyster, R., Miller, F., Olson, J., Richler, J., & Risi, S. (2012). A multi-site study of the clinical diagnosis of different autism spectrum disorders. Archives of General Psychiatry, 69(3), 306-313.

Luyster, R., Wagner, J.B., Vogel-Farley, V., Tager-Flusberg, H., & Nelson, C.A. (2011).
Neural correlates of familiar and unfamiliar face processing in infants at risk for autism. Brain Topography, 24(3), 220-228.

Luyster, R. & Lord, C. (2009). Word learning in children with autism spectrum disorders.
Developmental Psychology, 45(6), 1774-86.

Luyster, R., Gotham, K., Guthrie, W., Coffing, M., Petrak, R., Pierce, K., Bishop, S., Esler, A., Hus, V., Oti, R., Richler, J., Risi, S., & Lord, C. (2009). The Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule — Toddler Module: A new module of a standardized diagnostic measure for ASD. Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders, 39(9), 1305-1320.

Luyster, R., Kadlec, M. B., Carter, A., & Tager-Flusberg, H. (2008). Language assessment
and development in toddlers with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders, 38(8), 1426-1438.

Luyster, R., Lopez, K., & Lord, C. (2007). Characterizing communicative development in children referred for autism spectrum disorder using the MacArthur-Bates Communicative Development Inventory (CDI). Journal of Child Language, 34(3), 623-654.

Luyster, R., Qiu, S., Lopez, K., & Lord, C. (2007). Predicting outcomes of children referred for autism using the MacArthur-Bates Communicative Development Inventory (CDI). Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research, 50, 667-681.

Richler, J., Luyster, R., Risi, S., Hsu, W.-L., Dawson, G., Bernier, R., et al. (2006). Is there a regressive “phenotype” of autism spectrum disorder associated with the Measles-Mumps-Rubella vaccine? A CPEA study. Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders, 36(3), 299-316.

Luyster, R., Richler, J., Risi, S., Hsu, W.-L., Dawson, G., Bernier, R., et al. (2005). Early regression in social communication in autistic spectrum disorders: A CPEA study. Developmental Neuropsychology, 27(3), 311-336.