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Published Scholarly Articles

Dalrymple, K.A., Manner, M.D., Harmelink, K.A., Teska, E.P., & Elison, J.T.  (2018). An examination of recording accuracy and precision from eye tracking data from toddlerhood to adulthood. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 803. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00803. PMID: 29875727

Sifre, R., Lasch, C., Fenoglio, A., Georgieff, M.K., Wolff, J.J., & Elison, J.T. (2018). Restricted, repetitive, and reciprocal social behaviors in toddlers born small for gestational duration. Journal of Pediatrics. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.05.003. PMID: 30060886

Howell, B.R., Styner, M.A., Gao, W., Yap, PT, Wang, L., Baluyot, K., Yacoub, E., Chen, G., Potts, T., Salzwedel, A., Li, G., Gilmore, J.H., Piven, J., Smith, J.K., Shen, D., Ugurbil, K., Zhu, H., Lin, W., & Elison, J.T. (2018). The UNC/UMN Baby Connectome Project (BCP): An overview of the study design and protocol development. Neuroimage. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.03.049. PMID: 29578031

Fenoglio, A., Georgieff, M., Elison, J.T. (2017). Social brain circuitry and social cognition in infants born preterm. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 9, 27. doi 10.1186/s11689-017-9206-9. PMID: 28729888

Piven, J., Elison, J.T., & Zylka, M.J. (2017). Towards a conceptual framework for early brain and behavioral development in autism. Molecular Psychiatry, 22, 1385-1394. doi:10.1038/mp.2017.131. PMID: 28937691

Wolff, J.J., Jacob, S., & Elison, J.T. (2018). The journey to autism: insights from neuroimaging studies of infants and toddlers. Development and Psychopathology, 30(2), 479-495. doi: 10.1017/S0954579417000980. PMID: 28631678

Emerson, R.W., Adams, C., Nishino, T., Hazlett, H.C., Wolff, J.J., Zwaigenbaum, L., Constantino, J.N., Shen, M., Swanson, M.R., Elison, J.T., Kandala, S., Estes, A.M., Botteron, K.N.., Collins, L., Dager, S.R., Evans, A.C., Gerig, G., Gu, H., McKinstry, R.C., Paterson, S., Schultz, R.T., Styner, M., the IBIS Network, Schlaggar, B.L., Pruett, J.R., & Piven, J. (2017). Functional neuroimaging in high-risk 6-month-old infants predicts later autism. Science Translational Medicine, 9, 393, eaag2882. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aag2882. PMID: 28592562

Shen, M.D., Kim, S.H., McKinstry, R.C., Gu, H., Hazlett, H.C., Nordahl, C.W., Emerson, R.E., Shaw, D., Elison, J.T., Swanson, M.R., Fonov, V.S., Gerig, G., Dager, S.R., Botteron, K.N., Paterson, S., Schultz, R.T., Evans, A.C., Estes, A.M., Zwaigenbaum, L., Styner, M.A., Amaral, D.G., & Piven, J. for the IBIS Network (2017). Increased extra-axial cerebrospinal fluid in infants who later develop autism. Biological Psychiatry, 82, 186-193. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2017.02.1095. PMID: 28392081

Eggebrecht A.T., Elison, J.T., Feczko, E., Todorov, A., Wolff, J.J., Kandala, S., Adams, C.M., Snyder, A.Z., Lewis, J.D., Estes, A.M., Zwaigenbaum, L., Botteron, K.N., McKinstry, R.C., Constantino, J.N., Evans, A., Hazlett, H.C., Dager, S., Paterson, S.J., Schultz, R.T., Styner, M.A., Gerig, G., Das, S., Kostopoulos, P., The IBIS Network, Schlaggar, B.L., Petersen, S.E., Piven, J., Pruett, J.R. Jr. (2017). Joint attention and brain functional connectivity in infants and toddlers. Cerebral Cortex, 27, 1709-1720. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhw403. PMID: 28062515

Hazlett, H.C., Gu, H., Munsell, B.C., Kim, S.H., Styner, M., Wolff, J.J., Elison, J.T., Swanson, M.R., Zhu, H., Botteron, K.N., Collins, L., Constantino, J.N., Dager, S.R., Estes, A.M., Evans, A.C., Fonov, V., Gerig, G., Kostopoulos, P., McKinstry, R.C., Pandey, J., Paterson, S., Pruett, J.R., Schultz, R.T., Shaw, D.W., Zwaigenbaum, L., Piven, J., for the IBIS Network. (2017).  Early brain development in infants at high risk for autism spectrum disorder. Nature, 542, 348-351. doi:10.1038/nature21369. PMID: 28202961

Wolff, J.J., Boyd, B., & Elison, J.T. (2016). A quantitative measure of restricted and repetitive behaviors in early childhood.  Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 8.27. doi: 10.1186/s11689-016-9161. PMID: 27486483

Spunt, R.P., Elison, J.T., Dufour, N., Hurlemann, R., Saxe, R., & Adolphs, R. (2015).  Amygdala lesions do not compromise the cortical network for false-belief reasoning. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112, 4827-4832. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1422679112. Epub 2015 Mar 30. PMID: 25825732.

Elison, J.T., Wolff, J.J., Reznick, J.S., Botteron, K.N., Estes, A.M., Gu, H., Hazlett, H.C., Meadows, A.J., Paterson, S.J., Zwaigenbaum, L., & Piven J. for the IBIS Network. (2014).  Repetitive behavior in 12-month-olds later classified with autism spectrum disorder.  Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 53, 1216-1224. doi:10.1016/j.jaac.2014.08.004. Epub 2014 Sep 3. PMID: 25440311

Wolff, J.J., Botteron K.N., Dager, S.R., Elison, J.T., Estes, A.M., Gu, H., Hazlett, H.C., Pandey, J., Paterson, S.J., Schultz, R.T., Zwaigenbaum, L., Piven, J., for the IBIS Network (2014).  Longitudinal patterns of repetitive behavior in toddlers with autism.  Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 55, 945-953.  doi:10.1111/jcpp.12207. Epub 2014 Feb 19.  PMID: 24552513

Elison, J.T., Paterson, S.J., Wolff, J.J., Reznick, J.S., Sasson, N.J., Gu, H., Botteron, K.N., Dager, S.R., Estes, A.M., Evans, A.C., Gerig, G., Hazlett, H.C., Schultz, R.T., Styner, M., Zwaigenbaum, L., & Piven J. for the IBIS Network. (2013). White matter microstructure and atypical visual orienting in 7-month-olds at risk for autism. American Journal of Psychiatry, 170, 899-908.  doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2012.12091150. PMID: 23511344

Short, S.J., Elison, J.T., Goldman, B.D., Styner, M., Gu, H., Connelly, M., Maltbie, E., Woolson, S., Lin, W., Gerig, G., Reznick, J.S., & Gilmore, J.H. (2013). Associations between white matter microstructure and infants’ working memory. Neuroimage, 64, 156-166.  doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2012.09.021. Epub 2012 Sep 16. PMID: 22989623

Elison, J.T., Wolff, J.J., Heimer, D.C., Paterson, S.J., Gu, H., Hazlett, H.C., Styner, M., Gerig, G., & Piven, J for the IBIS Network. (2013). Frontolimbic neural circuitry at 6 months predicts individual differences in joint attention at 9 months. Developmental Science, 16, 186-197.  doi: 10.1111/desc.12015. Epub 2012 Dec 20. PMID: 23432829