Peer Reviewed Journals

* student or former student authors

Jao Keehn, R.J., Pueschel, E.B., Gao, Y., Jahedi, A., Alemu, K., Carper, R., Fishman, I. & Muller, R.A. (2021). Underconnectivity Between Visual and Salience Networks and Links With Sensory Abnormalities in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 60, 274-285. 

Hau, J., S Kohli, J., Shryock, I., Kinnear, M. K., Schadler, A., Müller, R. A., & Carper, R. A. (2021). Supplementary and Premotor Aspects of the Corticospinal Tract Show Links with Restricted and Repetitive Behaviors in Middle-Aged Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Cerebral Cortex.

*Olson, L., Chen, B., Ibarra, I., Wang, T., Mash, L., Linke, A., Kinnear, M., & Fishman, I. (2021). Externalizing behaviors are associated with increased parenting stress in caregivers of young children with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

*Olson, L., Chen, B., & Fishman, I. (2021). Neural correlates of socioeconomic status in early childhood: A systematic review. Child Neuropsychology.

*Mash, L.E., Linke, A.C., Gao, Y., Wilkinson, M., Olson, M., Jao Keehn, J., & Müller, R.-A. (2021). BOLD lag patterns differ between rest and task conditions, but are largely typical in autism. Brain Connectivity

*Tung, R., Reiter, M.A., Linke, A.C., Kohli, J.S., Kinnear, M.K, Müller, R.-A., & Carper, A. (2021). Functional connectivity within an anxiety network and associations with anxiety symptom severity in middle-aged adults with and without autism. Autism Research.

Linke, A.C., Chen, B., Olson, L., Ibarra, C., Fong, C., Reynolds, S., Apostol, M., Kinnear, M., Müller, R.-A., & Fishman, I. (2021). Sleep problems in preschoolers with autism spectrum disorders are associated with sensory sensitivities and thalamocortical overconnectivity. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging.

*Chen, B., Linke, A.,*Olson, L.,*Ibarra, C., Reynolds, S., Müller, R-A., Kinnear, M., Fishman, I. (2020). Greater functional connectivity between sensory networks is related to symptom severity in toddlers with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

*Olson, L., Kinnear, M., Linke, A.,*Chen, B.,*Ibarra, C.,*Wang, T., Reynolds, S., & Fishman, I. (2020). Socioeconomic factors account for variability in language skills in preschoolers with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.

*Olson, L.,*Mash, L.E., Linke, A.,*Fong, C.H., Müller, R.-A., & Fishman, I. (2020). Sex-related patterns of intrinsic functional connectivity in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders. Autism.

Linke, A.C.,*Mash, L.E.,*Fong, C.H., Kinnear, M.K.,*Kohli, J.S.,*Wilkinson, M.,*Tung, R., Keehn, R.J.J., Carper, R.A., Fishman, I., & Müller, R.A. (2020). Dynamic time warping outperforms Pearson correlation in detecting atypical functional connectivity in autism. Neuroimage, 117383.

Linke, A.C., Kinnear, M.,*Kohli, J.S.,*Fong, C.H., Lincoln, A.J., Carper, R.A., & Müller, R.-A. (2020). Impaired motor skills and atypical functional connectivity of the sensorimotor system in 40-65 year old adults with autism spectrum disorders. Neurobiology of Aging, 85, 104-112.

*Mash, L.E., Keehn, B., Linke, A.C., Liu, T., Helm, J.L., Haist, F., Townsend, J. & Müller, R.-A. (2020) Atypical relationships between spontaneous EEG and fMRI activity in autism. Brain Connectivity, e-pub.

*Kohli, J. S., Kinnear, M. K., Martindale, I. A., Carper, R. A., & Müller, R. A. (2019). Regionally decreased gyrification in middle-aged adults with autism spectrum disorders. Neurology, 10-1212.

*Eill, A.,*Jahedi, A.,*Gao, Y.,*Kohli, J.S.,*Fong, C.H., Solders, S., Carper, R.A., Valafar, F., Bailey, B.A. & Müller, R.-A. (in press) Functional connectivities are more informative than anatomical variables in diagnostic classification of autism. Brain Connectivity.

*Gao, Y., Linke, A., Jao Keehn, R. J., Punyamurthula, S.,*Jahedi, A., Gates, K., Fishman, I., Müller, R.-A. (2019). The language network in autism: Atypical functional connectivity with default mode and visual regions. Autism Research. [Epub ahead of print].

Hau, J., Aljawad, S., Baggett, N., Fishman, I., Carper, R. A., & Müller, R. A. (2019). The cingulum and cingulate U‐fibers in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders. Human Brain Mapping, 2019 Aug 1;40(11):3153-3164. doi: 10.1002/hbm.24586.

*Mash, L.E., Linke, A.C., Olson, L.A., Fishman, I., Liu, T.T., Müller, R.-A. (2019). Transient states of network connectivity are atypical in autism: A dynamic functional connectivity study. Human Brain Mapping, 40(8), 2377– 2389.

*Reiter, M.A.,*Mash, L.E., Linke, A.C., *Fong, C.H., Fishman, I. & Müller, R.-A. (2019). Distinct patterns of atypical functional connectivity in lower-functioning autism. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 4(3), 251-259.

*Kohli, J.S., Kinnear, M.K., *Fong, C.H., Fishman, I., Carper, R.A. & Müller, R.-A. (2019). Local cortical gyrification is increased in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, but decreases rapidly in adolescents. Cerebral Cortex, 29(6), 2412-2423.

Müller R-A & Reiter MA. Brain Changes in Adolescence—It is about Time to Get Serious in Autism Spectrum Disorder Research. Autism Research (2018, In Press).

Müller, R.-A. & Fishman, I. (2018). Brain connectivity and neuroimaging of social networks in autism. Trends in Cognitive Science, 22(12), 1103-1116.

Jao Keehn, R. J., Nair, S., Pueschel, E. B., Linke, A. C. Fishman, I., & Mueller, R.-A. (2018). Atypical local and distal patterns of occipito-frontal functional connectivity are related to symptom severity in autism. Cerebral Cortex. DOI: 10.1093/cercor/bhy201. [Epub ahead of print].

Fishman, I., Linke, A.C., Hau, J., Carper, R.A. & Müller, R.-A. (2018). Atypical functional connectivity of amygdala related to reduced symptom severity in children with autism. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 57, 764-774.

*Mash, L.E., *Reiter, M.A., Linke, A.C., Townsend, J. & Müller, R.-A. (2018). Multimodal approaches to functional connectivity in autism spectrum disorders: An integrative perspective. Developmental Neurobiology, 78(5), 456-473.

*Abbott, A.E., Linke, A.C., Nair, A., *Jahedi, A., *Alba, L.A., Keown, C.L., Fishman, I. & Müller, R.-A. (2018). Repetitive behaviors in autism are linked to imbalance of corticostriatal connectivity: A functional connectivity MRI studySocial Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 13(1), 32-42.

*Datko, M., Pineda, J.A. & Müller, R.-A. (2018). Positive effects of neurofeedback on autism symptoms correlate with brain activation during imitation and observation. European Journal of Neuroscience, 47(6), 579-591.

*Nair, S., Jao Keehn, R.J., *Berkebile, M.M., *Maximo, J.O. & Müller, R.-A. (2018). Local resting state functional connectivity in autism: Site and cohort variability and the effect of eye status. Brain Imaging and Behavior, 12(1),168-179.

Linke, A.C., Jao Keehn, R.J., *Pueschel, E.B., Fishman, I. & Müller, R.-A. (2018). Children with ASD show links between aberrant sound processing, social symptoms, and atypical auditory interhemispheric and thalamocortical functional connectivity. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 29, 117-126.

*Jahedi, A., *Nasamran, C.A., *Faires, B., Fan, J. & Müller, R.-A. (2017). Distributed intrinsic functional connectivity patterns predict diagnostic status in large autism cohortBrain Connectivity, 7(8), 515-525.

Linke, A.C., *Olson, L., *Gao, Y., Fishman, I. & Müller, R.-A. (2017). Psychotropic medication use in autism spectrum disorders may affect functional brain connectivity. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 2(6), 518-527.

Müller, R.-A. & Amaral, D.G. (2017). Editorial: Time to give up on Autism Spectrum Disorder? Autism Research, 10(1), 10-14.

*Solders, S., Carper, R.A. & Müller, R.-A. (2017). White matter compromise in autism? Differentiating motion confounds from true differences in diffusion tensor imaging. Autism Research, 10(10), 1606-1620.

Carper, R.A., *Treiber, J.M., White, N.S., *Kohli, J.S. & Müller, R.-A. (2017). Restriction Spectrum Imaging as a potential measure of cortical neurite density in autism. Frontiers of Neuroscience, 10.

*Keown, C.L., *Datko, M.C., *Chen, C.P., *Maximo, J.O., *Jahedi, A. & Müller, R.-A. (2017). Network organization is globally atypical in autism: A graph theory study of intrinsic functional connectivity. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 2(1), 66-75.

Jao Keehn, R.J., *Sanchez, S.S., *Stewart, C.R., *Zhao, W., *Grenesko-Stevens, E.L., Keehn, B. & Müller, R.-A. (2017). Impaired downregulation of visual cortex during auditory processing is associated with autism symptomatology in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Autism Research, 10(1), 130-143.

Carper, R.A., *Treiber, J.M., *Yandall DeJesus, S. & Müller, R.-A. (2016). Reduced hemispheric asymmetry of white matter microstructure in autism spectrum disorder. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 55(12), 1073-1080.

*Shen, M.D., Li, D.D., *Keown, C.L., Lee, A., Johnson, R.T., Angkustsiri, K., Rogers, S.J., Müller, R.-A., Amaral, D.G. & Nordahl, C.W. (2016). Functional connectivity of the amygdala is disrupted in preschool-aged children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 55(9), 817-824.

Falahpour, M., Thompson, W.K., *Abbott, A.E., *Jahedi, A., *Mulvey, M.E., *Datko, M., Liu, T.T. & Müller, R.A. (2016). Underconnected, but not broken? Dynamic functional connectivity MRI shows underconnectivity in autism is linked to increased intra-individual variability across time. Brain Connectivity, 6(5), 403-414.

*Keehn, B., *Nair, A., Lincoln, A.J., Townsend, J. & Müller, R.-A. (2016). Under-reactive but easily distracted: An fMRI investigation of attentional capture in autism spectrum disorder. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 17, 46-56.

*Abbott, A.E., *Nair, A., *Keown, C.L., *Datko, M.C., *Jahedi, A., Fishman, I. & Müller, R.-A. (2016). Patterns of atypical functional connectivity and behavioral links in autism differ between default, salience, and executive networksCerebral Cortex, 26(10), 4034-4045.

*Stewart, C.R., *Sanchez, S.S., *Grenesko, E.L., Brown, C.M., *Chen, C.P., *Keehn, B., Velasquez, F., Lincoln, A.J. & Müller, R.-A. (2016). Sensory symptoms and processing of nonverbal auditory and visual stimuli in children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 46(5), 1590-1601.

Fishman, I., *Datko, M.C., *Cabrera, Y., Carper, R.A., & Müller, R.-A. (2015). Reduced integration and differentiation of the imitation network in autism: A combined fcMRI and DTI study. Annals of Neurology, 78(6), 958-969.

*Chen, C.P., *Keown, C.L., *Jahedi, A., *Nair, A., Pflieger, M., Bailey, B., & Muller, R.-A. (2015). Diagnostic classification of intrinsic functional connectivity highlights somatosensory, default mode, and visual regions in autism. Neuroimage Clinical, 8, 238-245.

Carper, R.A., *Solders, S., *Treiber, J.M., Fishman, I., Müller, R.-A. (2015). Corticospinal tract anatomy and functional connectivity of primary motor cortex in autism spectrum disorder. Journal of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 54(10), 859-867. 

*Nair, A., Carper, R.A., *Abbott, A.E., *Chen, C.P., *Solders, S., *Nakutin, S., *Datko, M.C., Fishman, I., Müller, R.-A. (2015). Regional specificity of aberrant thalamocortical connectivity in autism. Human Brain Mapping, 36(11), 4497-4511. 

*Khan, A.J., *Nair, A., *Keown, C.L., Shih, P., Keehn, B.M. & Müller, R.-A. (2015). Cerebro-cerebellar resting state functional connectivity in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Biological Psychiatry, 78(9), 625-634.

*Graham, S.A., *Abbott, A.E., *Nair, A., Lincoln, A.J., Müller, R.-A. & Goble, D. (2015). The influence of task difficulty and participant age on balance control in ASD. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45(5), 1419-1427. 

Fishman, I., *Keown, C.L., Lincoln, A.J., Pineda, J.A. & Müller, R.-A. (2014). Atypical cross-talk between mentalizing and mirror neuron networks in autism spectrum disorder. JAMA Psychiatry, 71(7): 751-760.

*Nair, A., *Keown, C.L., *Datko, M.C., *Shih, P., *Keehn, B.M. & Müller, R.-A. (2014). Impact of methodological variables on functional connectivity findings in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Human Brain Mapping, 35(8), 4035-4048.

*Maximo, J.O., *Keown, C.L., *Nair, A. & Müller, R-A. (2013). Approaches to local connectivity in autism using resting state functional connectivity MRI. Frontiers of Human Neuroscience, 7.

*Keown, C.L., *Shih, P., *Nair, A., Peterson, N., *Mulvey, M.E., Müller, R.-A. (2013). Local functional overconnectivity in posterior brain regions is associated with symptom severity in autism spectrum disorders. Cell Reports, 5: 1-6.

*Cardinale, R.C., *Shih, P., Fishman, I., *Ford, L.M., Müller, R.-A. (2013). Pervasive rightward asymmetry shifts of functional networks in autism spectrum disorder. JAMA Psychiatry, 70 (9), 975-982.

*Keehn, B., Müller, R.-A., & Townsend, J. (2013). Atypical attentional networks and the emergence of autism. Neuroscience and Behavioral Reviews, 37, 164-183.

*Nair, A., *Treiber, J.M., *Shih, P. & Müller, R.-A. (2013). Impaired thalamocortical connectivity in autism spectrum disorder: A study of functional and anatomical connectivity. Brain, 136(6), 1942-1955.

*Shen, M.D., *Shih, P., *Öttl, B., *Keehn, B., *Leyden, K.M., *Gaffrey, M.S., & Müller, R.-A. (2012). Atypical lexicosemantic function of extrastriate cortex in autism spectrum disorder: Evidence from functional and effective connectivity. Neuroimage, 62(3), 1780-1791.

*Keehn, B.,*Shih, P., *Brenner, L.A., Townsend, J., & Müller, R.-A. (2013). Functional connectivity for an “island of sparing” in autism spectrum disorder: An fMRI study of visual search. Human Brain Mapping, 34, 2524–2537.

Müller, R.-A., *Shih, P., *Keehn, B., *Deyoe, J. R., *Leyden, K.M., & Shukla, D. K. (2011). Underconnected, but how? A survey of functional connectivity MRI studies in autism spectrum disorders. Cerebral Cortex, 21, 2233-2243.

Shukla, D.K., *Keehn, B., *Smylie, D.M., & Müller, R.-A. (2011). Microstructural abnormalities of short-distance white matter fiber tracts in autism spectrum disorder. Neuropsychologia, 49(5), 1378-1382.

Shukla, D.K., *Keehn, B., & Müller, R.-A. (2011). Tract-specific analyses of diffusion tensor imaging show widespread white matter compromise in autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, and Allied Disciplines, 52(3), 286-295.

Shukla, D.K., *Keehn, B., Lincoln, A.J., & Müller, R.-A. (2010). White matter compromise of callosal and subcortical fiber tracts in children with autism spectrum disorder: A diffusion tensor imaging study. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 49(12), 1269-1278.

*Shih, P., *Shen, M., *Ottl, B., *Keehn, B., *Gaffrey, M.S., & Müller, R.-A. (2010). Atypical network connectivity for imitation in autism spectrum disorder. Neuropsychologia, 48(10), 2931-2939.

*Moore-Parks, E.N., *Burns, E.L., *Bazzill, R., *Levy, S., *Posada, V., & Müller, R.-A. (2010). An fMRI study of sentence-embedded lexical-semantic decision in children and adults. Brain and Language, 114(2), 90-100.

*Keehn, B., Lincoln, A. J., Müller, R.-A., & Townsend, J. (2010). Attentional networks in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, and Allied Disciplines, 51(11), 1251-1259.

Shukla, D.K., *Keehn, B.M. & Müller, R. A. (2010). Regional homogeneity of fMRI time series in autism spectrum disorders. Neuroscience Letters, 476, 46-51.

*Hwang, K., Palmer, E.D., *Basho, S., *Zadra, J.R. & Müller, R.-A. (2009). Category specific activations during word generation reflect experiential sensorimotor modalities. Neuroimage, 48, 717-25.

Noonan, S.K., Haist, F. & Müller, R.-A. (2009). Aberrant functional connectivity in autism: Evidence from Low-frequency BOLD signal fluctuations. Brain Research, 1262, 48-63.

*Keehn, B., *Brenner, L.A., *Ramos, A.I., Lincoln, A.J., Marshall, S.P. & Müller, R.-A. (2008). Eye movement patterns during an embedded figures test in children with ASD. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 39, 383-387.

Müller, R.-A. (2008). From loci to networks and back again: Anomalies in the study of autism. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1145, 300-315.

*Keehn, B., *Brenner, L.A., Palmer, E.D., Lincoln, A.J. & Müller, R.-A. (2008). Functional brain organization for visual search in autism spectrum disorder. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 14, 990-1003.

*Gaffrey, M.S., Kleinhans, N.M., Haist, F., Akshoomoff, N., Campbell, A., Courchesne, E. & Müller, R.-A. (2007) Atypical participation of visual cortex during word processing in autism: an fMRI study of semantic decision. Neuropsychologia, 45, 1672-1684.

*Basho, S., Palmer, E.D., *Rubio, M.A., Wulfeck, B. & Müller, R.-A. (2007). Effects of generation mode in fMRI adaptations of semantic fluency: Paced production and overt speech. Neuropsychologia, 45, 1697-1706.

*Brenner, L.A., Turner, K.C. & Müller, R.-A. (2007). Eye movement and visual search: Are there elementary abnormalities in autism? Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 37, 1289-1309.

Müller, R.-A. (2007). The study of autism as a distributed disorder. Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, 13, 85-95.

Turner, K.C., *Frost, L., *Linsenbardt, D., *McIlroy, J.R. & Müller, R.-A. (2006). Atypically diffuse functional connectivity between caudate nuclei and cerebral cortex in autism. Behavioral and Brain Functions, 2, 34-35.

*Mizuno, A., *Villalobos, M.E., *Davies, M.M., *Dahl, B.C. & Müller, R.-A. (2006). Partially enhanced thalamo-cortical functional connectivity in autism. Brain Research, 1104, 160-174.

*Kemmotsu, N., *Villalobos, M.E., *Gaffrey, M.S., Courchesne, E. & Müller, R.-A. (2005). Activity and functional connectivity of inferior frontal cortex associated with response conflict. Cognitive Brain Research, 24, 335-342.

*Villalobos, M.E., *Mizuno, A., *Dahl, B.C., *Kemmotsu, N. & Müller, R.-A. (2005). Reduced functional connectivity between V1 and inferior frontal cortex associated with visuomotor performance in autism. Neuroimage, 25, 916-925.

Müller, R.-A. (2005). Neurocognitive studies of language impairment: The bottom-up approach. Applied Psycholinguistics, 26, 65-78.

Müller, R.-A., Cauich, C., *Rubio, M.A., *Mizuno, A. & Courchesne, E. (2004). Abnormal patterns of frontal activity during digit sequence learning in high-functioning autistic patients. Biological Psychiatry, 56, 323-332.

Müller, R.-A. & *Basho, S. (2004). Are nonlinguistic functions in “Broca’s area” prerequisites for language acquisition? FMRI findings from the ontogenetic viewpoint. Brain and Language, 89, 329-336.

Müller, R.-A., Kleinhans, N., *Kemmotsu, N., Pierce, K. & Courchesne, E. (2003). Abnormal variability and distribution of functional maps in autism: An fMRI study of visuomotor learning. American Journal of Psychiatry, 160, 1847-62.

Müller, R.-A., Kleinhans, N. & Courchesne, E. (2003). Linguistic theory and neuroimaging evidence: An fMRI study of Broca’s area in lexical semantics. Neuropsychologia, 41, 1199-1207.

Müller, R.-A., Pierce, K., Kleinhans, N., *Kemmotsu, N. & Courchesne, E. (2002). Functional MRI of motor sequence learning: effects of learning stage and performance. Cognitive Brain Research, 14, 277-93.

Müller, R.-A., Pierce K., Ambrose, J.B., Allen, G. & Courchesne, E. (2001). Atypical patterns of cerebral motor activation in autism: a functional magnetic resonance study. Biological Psychiatry, 49, 665-676.

Müller, R.-A., Kleinhans, N. & Courchesne, E. (2001). Broca’s area and the discrimination of frequency transitions: a functional MRI study. Brain and Language, 76, 70-76.