Social brain networks in children with autism


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


Fishman, I., Linke, A., Hau, J., Carper, R., & Müller, R.-A. (2018). Atypical functional connectivity of amygdala related to reduced symptoms severity in children with autism. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 57(10), 764-774.


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


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


Atypical brain connectivity and brain development in autism


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 disorders. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, in press.


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


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, 40(11), 3153-3164.


Kohli, J. S., Kinnear, M. K., Fong, C. H., Fishman, I., Carper, R., & 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.


Jao Keehn, R. J., Nair, S., Pueschel, E. B., Linke, A., Fishman, I., & Müller, R.-A. (2019). Atypical local and distal patterns of occipito-frontal functional connectivity are related to symptom severity in autism. Cerebral Cortex, 29(8), 3319-3330.


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 study. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 13(1), 32-42.


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


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


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., Solders, S., Nakutin, S., Datko, M., Fishman, I., & Müller, R.-A. (2015). Regional specificity of aberrant thalamocortical connectivity in autism. Human Brain Mapping, 36(11), 4497-4511.


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.


Factors contributing to inconsistent connectivity findings in autism


Mash, L. E., Linke, A. C., Olson, L., 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.


Linke, A., 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.


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Neural indices of social cognition in Williams syndrome


Ng, R., Fishman, I., & Bellugi, U. (2015). Frontal asymmetry index in Williams syndrome: Evidence for altered emotional brain circuitry? Social Neuroscience, 10(4), 366-375.

Fishman, I. & Ng, R. (2013). Error-related brain activity in extraverts: Evidence for altered response monitoring in social context. Biological Psychology, 91(1), 225-230.

Mills, D., Dai, L., Fishman, I., Yam, A., Appelbaum, G. A., Galaburda, A., Bellugi, U., & Korenberg, J. R. (2013). Genetic mapping of brain plasticity across development in Williams syndrome: ERP markers of face and language processing. Developmental Neuropsychology (Special Issue: ERP Biomarkers), 38(8), 613-642.

Fishman, I., Ng, R., & Bellugi, U. (2012). Neural processing of race by individuals with Williams syndrome: Do they show the other-race effect? (And why it matters). Social Neuroscience, 7(4), 373-384.

Fishman, I., Ng, R., & Bellugi, U. (2011). Do extraverts process social stimuli differently from introverts? Cognitive Neuroscience, 2(2), 67-73.

Fishman, I., Yam, A., Bellugi, U., & Mills, D. (2011). Language and sociability: Insights from Williams syndrome. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 3(3), 185-192.

Fishman, I., Yam, A., Bellugi, U., Lincoln, A., & Mills, D. (2011). Contrasting patterns of language-associated brain activity in autism and Williams syndrome. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 6(5), 630-638.