Selected publications:

Arunachalam, S. & Luyster, R. (in press). 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. (in press). 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.