News and Publications

2021

News

Emily Cary receives the Ted Bernstein award which honors outstanding graduate students in school psychology

Ellie Kaplan-Kahn achieves her PhD

Ellie Masters achieves her Master’s of Science

Emily Cary begins her doctoral internship at TEACH in North Carolina

Publications

Levitsky, D., Confair, A.,Wagner, K, DeVita, S., , N., McKernan, E. P., Kopec, J., Russo, N., Middleton, F.A., & Hicks, S. (2021). Longitudinal stability of salivary microRNA biomarkers in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder.

Salekin, A., & Russo, N. (2021). Understanding autism: the power of EEG harnessed by prototypical learning. Association for computing machinery.

Burack, J.A., Evans, D.W., Russo, N., Napoleon, J.S., Bus, V., & Iarocci, G. (2021). Science of Humanity and the Humanity of Science: Ed Zigler’s Ongoing Legacy in Making the World a Better Place for Children. Development and Psychopathology.

Russo, N., Kaplan, E., Wilson, J., Criss, A., & Burack, J.A., (2021). Choices, challenges, and constraints: a pragmatic examination of the limits of mental age matching in empirical research. Development and Psychopathology.

Burack, JA., Evans, D.A., Russo, N., Napoleon, J. S, Goldman, K.J., & Iarocci, G. (2021). Developmental perspectives on the study of persons with intellectual disability. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 17, [ePub].

Kaplan, E., McKernan, E., Kopec, J., Matsuba, E., & Russo, N. (2021). The development of attention in Down Syndrome. In J.A. Burack & J. Edgin (Eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Down Syndrome and Development. Oxford University Press.

2020

News

Dr. Russo receives the Judith Seinfeld Scholar award for making an outstanding contribution to the beauty of the world

Ellie Kaplan-Kahn receives the NASP Dissertation Award

Ellie Kaplan-Kahn receives a Graduate Student Research Grant from the National Association of School Psychology

Emily Cary receives the School Psychology Departmental Fellowship

Margaret Garber receives Syracuse University Scholar Award

Julia Stone receives the Eric Gardner Outstanding Psychology Student Award

Matt Disbrow places First in the Undergraduate Psychology Quiz at Syracuse

Publications

McKernan, E.P., Cascio, C. & Russo, N. (2020). Sensory overresponsivity as a predictor of amplitude discrimination performance in youth with ASD. Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Burack, J.A., Evans, D.W., Lai, J, Russo, N., Landry, O., & Iarocci, G. (2020). Edward Zigler’s legacy in the study of persons with intellectual disability: The developmental approach and the advent of a more rigorous and compassionate science. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, special issue.

Heffernan, K, Columnas, L., Prieto, L, Keller, A, Pagan, P., DeBlois, J., Prawl, A+., Revolledo, G., Myers, B, Russo, N., & Barreira, T. (2020). Home blood pressure assessment in children with autism spectrum disorder A feasibility study.

Cary, E. L. *Kaplan, E. A. * Masters, E. *, Matsuba, E, * Prieve, B., Pacheco, D. * Rodrigues, A. * & Russo, N. (2020). Early Neural Difference in Auditory Processing of Speech in Children with ASD: Is It Habituation or Discrimination? International Society for Autism Research 2020 Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington – Cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic.

Kaplan, E. A., Cary, E., Masters, E., Matsuba, E., Rodrigues, A. & Russo, N. (2020). Pathways of Perceptual Primacy: ERP Evidence for Relationships between Autism Traits and Enhanced Perceptual Functioning. International Society for Autism Research 2020 Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington – Cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic.

2019

News

Nicole Shea receives the SSSP Dissertation Award

Ellie Kaplan-Kahn receives the School Psychology Departmental Fellowship

Ying Wu receives the Eric Gardner Outstanding Psychology Student Award

Margaret Garber receives the Undergraduate Research Fellowship Award

Matthew Disbrow receives the Undergraduate Research Fellowship Award

Publications

Hadad, B., Burack, J.A., Russo, N., & Kimchi, R. (2019). Typical utilization of Gestalt grouping cues in shape perception in ASD.

McKernan*, E. P., Wu, Y.+, & Russo, N. (2019) Sensory overresponsivity as a predictor of amplitude discrimination performance in youth with ASD. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders,1-9, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-019-04013-0

Anthsel, K., & Russo, N. (2019). Autism Spectrum Disorders and ADHD – Overlapping Phenomenology, Diagnostic Issues and Treatment Considerations. Current Psychiatry Reports, 21 (5), 34.

Garber, M.+, Cary, K.*, & Russo, N. (August, 2019). Neurological Indicator of Traits Associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Presented at the Syracuse University College of Arts and Sciences Conference.

Garber, M., + Cary, K. *, & Russo, N. (August, 2019). Neurological Indicator of Traits Associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Presented at the Syracuse University College of
Engineering and Computer Science Conference.

Levitskiy, D. Wagner, K. E. Rajan, A. Ericson, R., Shea, N, McKernan, E.P., Kopec, J. Hicks, S. D., Russo, N & Middleton, F. A. (May, 2019) Correlations between Psychological Assessments and RNA Concentrations in Saliva of Adolescents and Adults with ASD. International Society for Autism Research 2019 Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

Garber, M. +, Cary, K. *, & Russo, N. (May, 2019). Neurological Indicator of Traits Associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Presented at the McNair Spring 2019 Research
Symposium.

Kopec, J., McKernan, E. P., Kaplan, E. A., Koelmel E. L., Masters, E. C., & Russo, N. (may, 2019). Individuals with higher autistic traits are less susceptible to social conformity on a perceptual decisionmaking task. International Society for Autism Research 2019 Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

Kaplan, E. A., Russo, N., McKernan, E. P., Kopec, J., Koelmel E. L., & Masters, E. C. (s may, 2019) This is a Question? Prosody, Social Communication, and the N400 Effect. International Society for Autism Research 2019 Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

2018

News

Joann Salvati receives the Eric Gardner Outstanding Psychology Student Award

Publications

Kopec, J., Russo, N., Antshel, K., Freemont, W., & Kates, W. (2018). Temporal attentional processing among persons with 22q11.2 syndrome. Cortex, 108, 67-79

Shea, N., Payne, E., & Russo, N. (2018). Brief report: Social functioningn predicts externalizing problem behaviors in autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-017-3459-8

Russo, N., Hagmann, C., Andrews, R., Black, C., Silberman, M., & Shea, N. (2018). Validation of the C.A.R.E.stim set of 650 animal pictures: name agreement and quality ratings. PLOS One.

Shea, N., Kopek, J., McKearnen, E., & Russo, N. (2018). Autism Rating scales. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Intellectual and Developmental Disorders.

Russo, N., LeBlanc, M.+, Shea, N., Kates, W. R., & Wyble, B. (2018). Adults blink more deeply: A comparative study of the attentional blink across different age groups. Developmental Science, 21 (2), e12512

Heffernan, K. S., Columna, L., Russo, N., Myers, B. A., Ashby, C. E., Norris, M. L., & Barreira, T. V. (2017). Brief Report: Physical Activity, Body Mass Index and Arterial Stiffness in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Preliminary Findings. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders0(0), 1–7. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-017-3358-z

Miseros, M., Russo, N., McKernan, E., Masucci, R., Lum, W., Stewart, J., Brodeur, D., & Burack, J.A. (May, 2018). Dynamic Visual Filtering in Individuals with Down Syndrome: Effects of Time and Space. Poster presented at Development, Niagara Falls, Canada.

McKernan, E., Kopec, J., Kaplan, E., Kolemel, E.  & Russo, N. (May, 2018). The Relationship of  Sensory Overresponsivity to Amplitude Discrimination. Poster accepted at the International Society for Autism Research, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Kaplan, E., McKernan, E, Kopec, J., Prawl, A., Kolemel, E. & Russo, N. (May, 2018). EEG Correlates of the Attentional Blink: Relationship to Autism Symptoms. Poster accepted at the International Society for Autism Research, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Kopec, J., Prawl, A., McKernan, E., Kaplan, E., Kolemel, E., & Russo, N (May, 2018). Enhanced visual perception in children and adults with autism in the temporal domain. Poster accepted at the International Society for Autism Research, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Bell, C. +, Wu, Y. +, McKernan, E., & Russo, N. (May, 2018). Color Choice: Accuracy and Autistic Traits. Poster presented at Syracuse University Psychology Poster session, Syracuse, NY.

Bryant, E. +, Mercan, E.N. +, Kaplan, E., & Russo, N. (May, 2018). Is Socialization standardized? A correlational analysis of three social functioning scales. Poster presented at Syracuse University Psychology Poster session, Syracuse, NY.

O’Halloran, S. +, & Russo, N. (May, 2018). Accuracy of target detection in two RSVP tasks. Poster presented at Syracuse University Psychology Poster session, Syracuse, NY.

Andrews, R., + & Russo, N. (November, 2017). Presence of an n400 ERP Component with Mismatched Audiovisual Stimuli. Poster presented at the Society for Neuroscience Undergraduate poster session,Washington, D.C.

2017

News

Andrew Seddon receives the Community Service Award

Casey Bell receives the Summer Research Fellowship

Publications

Burack, J. A., Reynolds, A., Landry, O., Klassen, G., Russo, N., & Fryberg, S. A. (2017). Cultural Perspectives and Influences on Developmental Psychopathology. The Wiley Handbook of Developmental Psychopathology411-430.

Campbell, C. A., Russo, N., Landry, O., Jankowska, A. M., Stubbert, E., Jacques, S., & Burack, J. A. (2017). Nonverbal, rather than verbal, functioning may predict cognitive flexibility among persons with autism spectrum disorder: A preliminary study. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders38, 19–25. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rasd.2017.03.005

Davis, T.D., Columna, L., Abdo, A.L., Russo, N., Toole, K., & Norris, M.L. (2017).  Using Sensory Motor Activities and Training For Families of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Palaestra, 31(4), 35-40. ISSN (87565811)

Hadad, B. S., Goldstein, E. K., & Russo, N. N. (2017). Atypical perception in autism: A failure of perceptual specialization? Autism Research10(9), 1510–1522. https://doi.org/10.1002/aur.1800

McKernan, E. P., Russo, N., Burnette, C., & Kates, W. R. (2017). ASD concordance of twins across DSM-IV-TR and DSM-5 diagnostic criteria. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders4142(August), 51–56. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rasd.2017.08.004

Russo, N., Kates, W. R., & Wyble, B. (2017). Developmental changes in feature detection across time: Evidence from the attentional blink. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology164, 32–44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jecp.2017.06.013

Andrews, R., + & Russo, N., (November, 2017). Presence of an n400 ERP Component with Mismatched Audiovisual Stimuli. Poster presented at the Society for Neuroscience Undergraduate poster session, Washington, D.C.

Shea, N., Flanagan, T., Burack, J.A., & Russo, N. (May, 2017). Memory Profiles Between Individuals with ASD with High or Low Cognitive Abilities: A Cautionary Tale about Generalizing Across the Autism Spectrum. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Francisco, California.

Shea, N., Payne, E. +, McKernan, E., Kopec, J., Kaplan, E.A., Antshel. K, Kates, W.R., & Russo N. (May, 2017). The Relationship Between Socialization and Externalizing Problems in ASD and VCFS. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Francisco, California.

McKernan, E., Russo, N., Burnette, C., Kaplan, E.A., Kopec, J., Shea, N., & Kates, W.R. (May 2017). ASD concordance of twins across DSM-IV-TR and DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Francisco, California.

Anderson, M.+, Rickel, J+., Prawl, A+., Shea, N., & Russo, N. (May, 2017). Predicting Externalizing Problems from Socialization in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Typically Developing Children. Syracuse University Psychology Poster session

Bell, C.+, Fiore, C.+, McKernan, E.*, & Russo, N. (May, 2017). Amplitude Discrimination as a Measure of Tactile Processing in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Syracuse University Psychology Poster session

Salvati, J.+, Velázquez López, S.+, Kaplan, E.A., *, Columna, L., & Russo, N. (May, 2017). Physical Activity Interventions and the Implications for Adaptive Behavior in Children with Autism. Syracuse University Psychology Poster session

Seddon, A.+, Abu-Ramadan, T.+, O’Halloran, S.,+ Kopec, J*., & Russo, N. (May, 2017). Fit Families: An exercise-based intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder. Syracuse University Psychology Poster session.

Burack, J.A., Lane, K., Palma-Fernandes, T., Enns, J. T., Porporino, M., & Russo, N. (April 2017). Visual filtering among children with FASD and typically developing children matched for mental age. Society for Research in Child Development. Austin, Texas.

McKernan, E. P., Russo, N., Burnette, C., Kaplan, E. A., Kopec, J., Shea, N., & Kates, W. R. (May, 2017). ASD Concordance of Twins Across DSM-IV-TR and DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria. International Meeting for Autism Research, San Fransisco, CA

Shea, N., Flanagan, T., Burack, J. A., & Russo, N. (May, 2017). Memory Profiles between Individuals with ASD with High or Low Cognitive Abilities: A Cautionary Tale about Generalizing Across the Autism Spectrum. International Meeting for Autism Research, San Francisco, CA.

Shea, N., Payne, E.+, McKernan, E. P., Kopec, J., Kaplan, E. A., Antshel, K., Kates, W. R., Russo, N. (May, 2017). The Relationship between Socialization and Externalizing Problems in ASD and VCFS. International Meeting for Autism Research, San Fransisco, CA

2016

News

Magenta Silberman receives the Department of Psychology Outstanding Research Achievement Award

Magenta Silberman receives the Department of Psychology Poster Award

Magenta Silberman is the Commencement Speaker for Honours Graduation

Alyssa Prawl receives the Department of Psychology’s Eric F. Gardner Outstanding Psychology Student Award

Matthew Kahn receives the Ornstein Fellowship

Publications

Burack, J. A., Russo, N., Kovshoff, H., Palma Fernandes, T., Ringo, J., Landry, O., & Iarocci, G. (2016). How I Attend—Not How Well Do I Attend: Rethinking Developmental Frameworks of Attention and Cognition in Autism Spectrum Disorder and Typical Development. Journal of Cognition and Development17(4), 553–567. https://doi.org/10.1080/15248372.2016.1197226

Burack, J. A., Russo, N., Green, C. G., Landry, O., & Iarocci, G. (2016). Developments in the developmental approach to intellectual disability. Developmental psychopathologyDOI: 10.1002/9781119125556.devpsy301

Hagmann, C. E., Wyble, B., Shea, N., LeBlanc, M., Kates, W. R., & Russo, N. (2016). Children with Autism Detect Targets at Very Rapid Presentation Rates with Similar Accuracy as Adults. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders46(5), 1762–1772. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-016-2705-9

Hagmann, C. E., & Russo, N. (2016). Multisensory integration of redundant trisensory stimulation. Attention, Perception and Psychophysics, 78(8), 2558-2568. http://dx.doi.org/10.3758/s13414-016-1192-6

Russo, N., Kates, W. R., Shea, N., Leblanc, M., & Wyble, B. (2016). Adults blink more deeply: A comparative study of the attentional blink across different age groups. Developmental Science, (August), 1–8. https://doi.org/10.1111/desc.12512

Prawl, A +, Brennan, K.J.+, Salvati, J.M.+, & Russo, N. (May, 2016). Tactile Detection and Sensory Information Integration in ASD and TD Populations. Syracuse University Undergraduate Poster session, Syracuse, NY

Silberman, M.+, Hagmann, C.#, & Russo, N. (May 2016). Audio-visual integration is strongest for spatially congruent stimuli. Syracuse University Undergraduate Poster session, Syracuse, NY. Poster awarded distinction (1 of 6 out of 30).

Shea N*, Payne, E. + Kopec, J*., McKernen, E. * & Russo, N. (May, 2016). The Relationship Between Socialization Skills and Externalizing Problems in Autism Spectrum Disorder. International Meeting for Autism Research, Maryland.

2015

News

Emily Payne receives the Department of Psychology’s Eric F. Gardner Outstanding Psychology Student Award

Emily Payne receives the Eastern Psychological Association: Psy Chi Poster Award

Emily Payne receives the Allport Scholar Award

Publications

Foxe, J. J., Molholm, S., Del Bene, V. A., Frey, H.-P., Russo, N. N., Blanco, D., Saint-Amour, D., & Ross, L. A. (2015). Severe multisensory speech integration deficits in high-functioning school-aged children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their resolution during early adolescence. Cerebral Cortex, 25(2), 298–312. https://doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bht213

Kates, W. R., Russo, N., Wood, W. M., Antshel, K. M., Faraone, S. V., & Fremont, W. P. (2015). Neurocognitive and familial moderators of psychiatric risk in velocardiofacial (22q11.2 deletion) syndrome: A longitudinal study. Psychological Medicine45(8), 1629–1639. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0033291714002724

Hagmann, E.#, & Russo, N. (November, 2015). Trisensory Integration During Spatially Focused Attention. Poster accepted to the Annual Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting,Chicago, Ill.

Nunemacher, K+, Augustine, J*, Benevento, E*., Columna, L, Luke, M., Lowney, T., Ingram, E., Russo, N., & Heffernan, K. (May, 2015). Social inclusion, movement and cardiovascular disease risk in adults with intellectual disabilities. American College of Sports Medicine, San Diego, California.

LeMon, +J, Kates, W., & Russo, N. (April, 2015). Finding Psychological Indicators of Psychiatric Illness in Individuals with Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome. Syracuse University Undergraduate Poster session, Syracuse, NY

Brennan, K, + Hagmann, C.E. #, LeBlanc, M, Shea, N*., Wyble, B, Kates, W., & Russo, N. (April, 2015). Enhanced Perceptual Abilities in Children with ASD on RSVP Task. Syracuse University Undergraduate Poster session, Syracuse, NY

Payne, E. +, Shea, N. *, & Russo, N. (April, 2015). The Interaction of Socialization and Externalizing Problems in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Syracuse University Undergraduate Poster session, Syracuse, NY

Silberman, M+., Hagmann, C.E. #, Black, C. +, Shea, N. *, & Russo, N. (April, 2015). Effects of an Auditory Stimulus on a Visual Detection Task. Syracuse University Undergraduate Poster session, Syracuse, NY

Black, C+.,Hagmann, C. #, Silberman, M. +, Shea, N*., & Russo, N. (April, 2015). Selective attention task reveals that multisensory integration rules do not always apply. Syracuse University Undergraduate Poster session, Syracuse, NY.

LeMon, J, Kates, W.+, & Russo, N. (march, 2015). Finding Psychological Indicators of Psychiatric Illness in Individuals with Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome. 16th University of Maryland National Conference for McNair Scholars and Undergraduate Research

2014

News

Magenta Silberman receives the Department of Psychology Poster Award

Kayla Wagner receives the Department of Psychology Allport Scholar and Applied Psychology Award

Samantha Debes receives the Department of Psychology Outstanding Research Achievement Award

Samantha Debes receives the Allport Scholar Award

Samantha Debes receives the Department of Psychology Poster Award

Megan LeBlanc receives the Syracuse University Remembrance Scholar

Publications

Berko, E. R., Suzuki, M., Beren, F., Lemetre, C., Alaimo, C. M., Calder, R. B., Russo, N., … Greally, J. M. (2014). Mosaic epigenetic dysregulation of ectodermal cells in autism spectrum disorder. PLoS Genetics10(5). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1004402

Lane, K. A., Stewart, J., Fernandes, T., Russo, N., Enns, J. T., & Burack, J. A. (2014). Complexities in understanding attentional functioning among children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience8(March), 1–8. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2014.00119

Black, C. +, & Russo, N. (march, 2014)Extending Multisensory Integration to Selective Attention in a Spatial Domain. Eastern Psychological Association, Philadelphia (Psy Chi Best poster award to Conner Black)

Wagner, K+, Debes, S+., Wyble, B., & Russo, N. (2014). No difference in attentional blink for featural and categorical RSVP paradigms. Syracuse University psychology poster session.

Debes, S. +, Russo, N, & Wyble, B. (2014). Attenuating the attentional blink and its consequences: Support for the Wyble-Bowmne-Nieuwenstein Model. Syracuse University psychology poster session. (Received one of 6 distinctions).

Black, C. +, & Russo, N. (2014). Detect Auditory: Multisensory integration in a spatial domain. SyracuseUniversity psychology poster session. (Received one of 6 distinctions).

2013

Brandwein, A. B., Foxe, J. J., Butler, J. S., Russo, N. N., Altschuler, T. S., Gomes, H., & Molholm, S. (2013). The development of multisensory integration in high-functioning autism: High-density electrical mapping and psychophysical measures reveal impairments in the processing of audiovisual inputs. Cerebral Cortex23(6), 1329–1341. https://doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhs109

Campbell, C., Landry, O., Russo, N., Flores, H., Jacques, S., & Burack, J. A. (2013). Cognitive flexibility among individuals with Down syndrome: Assessing the influence of verbal and nonverbal abilities. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities118(3), 193–200. https://doi.org/10.1352/1944-7558-118.3.193

Eckert, T., Hier. B. O., & Russo, N. (2013). Best Practices in School Psychologists’ Promotion of Effective Collaboration and Communication between School Professionals.

Frey, H.-P., Molholm, S., Lalor, E. C., Russo, N. N., & Foxe, J. J. (2013). Atypical cortical representation of peripheral visual space in children with an autism spectrum disorder. European Journal of Neuroscience38(1), 2125–2138. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejn.12243

Fryberg, S. A., Troop-Gordon, W., D’Arrisso, A., Flores, H., Ponizovskiy, V., Ranney, J. D., … Russo, N. & Burack, J. A. (2013). Cultural mismatch and the education of Aboriginal youths: The interplay of cultural identities and teacher ratings. Developmental Psychology49(1), 72–79. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0029056

Landry, O., Russo, N., Dawkins, T., Zelazo, P.D., & Burack, J. A. (2013). The Relationship Between Verbal Development and Executive Function: Evidence from Down Syndrome and Williams Syndrome. Journal on Developmental Disabilities and the International Journal of Down Syndrome, Joint Issue, 18.

Debes, S+., Russo, N., & Wyble, B. (2013). Attenuating the attentional blink. Eastern Psychological Association, New York.

Altschuler, T.S., Molholm, S, Snyder, A. C, Brandwein, A. B., Russo, N., Gomes, H,, & Foxe, J.. J. The Development of Contour Completion Processes Across Childhood and Adolescence in Autism Spectrum Disorders. International Meeting for Autism Research, San Sebastian, Spain, May, 2013

Batarse, F.+, Shea, N*., Mattiaccio, L.+, & Russo, N. (2013). Sensory Processing and Multisensory Integration in Typically Developing Adults. Poster accepted to the Eastern Psychological Association meeting in New York City.

Debes, S.+, Russo, N., & Wyble, B. (2013). Attenuating the attentional blink: A spatial task. Poster presented at Syracuse University’s undergraduate poster session, May 1, 2013.

Kates, W. R., Muhlenkamp-Wood*, W., Fremont, W. P., Faraone, S. V., Russo, N., & Antshel, K. M. (2013). Moderators of Psychiatric Risk in Velo-cardio-facial Syndrome (VCFS): A Longitudinal Study. VCFS Educational Foundation, Dublin Ireland.

Campbell, C. A., Stewart, J., Flores, H., Landry, O., Jacques, S., Russo, N., & Burack, J. A. (2013). The development of cognitive flexibility among individuals with Down syndrome and autism compared to typically developing children matched on verbal mental age. Submitted to the Canadian Psychological Association.

2012

Russo, N. N., Mottron, L., Burack, J. A., & Jemel, B. (2012). Parameters of semantic multisensory integration depend on timing and modality order among people on the autism spectrum: Evidence from event-related potentials. Neuropsychologia50(9), 2131–2141. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2012.05.003

Altschuler, T. S., Molholm, S., Russo, N. N., Snyder, A. C., Brandwein, A. B., Blanco, D., & Foxe, J. J. (2012). Early Electrophysiological Indices Of Illusory Contour Processing Within The Lateral Occipital Complex Are Virtually Impervious To Manipulations Of Illusion Strength. Neuroimage59(4), 4074–4085. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1214530.A

Burack, J. A., Dawkins, T., Stewart, J., Flores, H., Iarocci, G., & Russo, N. (2012). “The Mysterious Myth of Attention Deficit…” Revisited: A Model of How the Developmental Approach is Transforming the Understanding of Intellectual Disability. International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities, 42, 147-177. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-394284-5.00006-1

Landry, O., Russo, N., Dawkins, T., Zelazo, P.D., & Burack, J. A. (2012). The impact of verbal and nonverbal development on executive function in Down syndrome and Williams syndrome. Journal on Developmental Disabilities and the International Journal of Down Syndrome, Joint Issue, 18, 26-35.

Burack, J. A., Russo, N., Flores, H., Iarocci, G., & Zigler, E. (2012). The more we know, the less we know, but that’s OK: Developmental implications for theory, methodology, and interpretation. In J. A. Burack, R. M. Hodapp, G. Iarocci, & E. Zigler (Eds.), Handbook of intellectual disabilities and development. New York: Oxford University Press.

Russo, N., Dawkins, T., Huizinga, M., & Burack, J. A. (2012). Executive functions and intellectual disability: A developmental perspective. In J. A. Burack, R. M. Hodapp, G. Iarocci, & E. Zigler (Eds.), Handbook of intellectual disabilities and development. New York: Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780195305012.013.0009

Campbell, C. A., Landry, O., Russo, N. Flores, H., Jacques, S., & Burack, J A. (may, 2012). Cognitive Flexibility among individuals with autism: the influences of chronological age vs. mental age. International Meeting for Autism Research, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2011

Brandwein, A. B., Foxe, J. J. F, Russo, N., Altschuler, T. Gomes, H., & Molholm, S. (2011). The development of audiovisual multisensory integration across childhood and early adolescence: A high-density electrical mapping study. Cerebral Cortex, 21, 1042- 1055. doi:10.1093/cercor/bhq170

2010

Russo, N., Foxe, J. J., Brandwein, A. B., Altschuler, T, Gomes, H., & Molholm, S. (2010). Multisensory Processing in Children with Autism: High-density electrical mapping of auditory-somatosensory integration. Autism Research, 3, 253-267.

Russo, N., Frey, H.P., Lalor, E., Molholm, S., & Foxe, J. J. (May, 2010). Magnocellular Processing Differences for Peripheral Stimulation Among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Evidence From High-Density EEG and eye tracking. International Meeting on for Autism Research: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Russo, N., Frey, H.P., Lalor, E., Molholm, S., & Foxe, J. J. (April, 2010). Magnocellular Processing Differences for Peripheral Stimulation Among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Evidence From High-Density EEG. Cognitive Neuroscience Society. Montreal, QC, Canada.

Molholm, S., Russo, N., Brandwein, A., Altschuler, T., Gomes, H., & Foxe, J. J. (April, 2010). The development of auditory-somatosensory multisensory integration in children between the ages of 6 and 17 years: a high-density EEG study. Cognitive Neuroscience Society. Montreal, QC, Canada.

2009 and earlier

Stewart, M. E., Russo, N., Banks, J., Miller, L., & Burack, J. A. (2009). Sensory Characteristics in ASD. McGill Journal of Medicine, 12, 108-111.

Burack, J.A., Joseph, S., Russo, N., Shore, D., Porporino, M., Enns, J. (2009). Change detection in naturalistic pictures among children with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 39, 471-479.

Flanagan, T., Russo, N., Flores, H., & Burack, J. A. (2008). The developmental approach to the study of Down syndrome: Contemporary issues in historical perspective. Down Syndrome Research and Practice, 96-100. 

Burack, J. A. & Russo, N. (2008). On why joint attention might look atypical in autism: A case for a strong policy statement but more nuanced empirical story. Child Development Perspectives, 2, 46-48.

Russo, N., Flanagan, T., Iarocci, G., Berringer, D., Zelazo, P. D., Burack, J. A. (2007). Deconstructing executive deficits among persons with autism: Implications for cognitive neuroscience. Brain and Cognition, Special Issue, 65, 77-86.

Flanagan, T., Enns, J., Murphy, M., Russo, N., Abedutto, L., Randolph, B., & Burack, J. (2007). Differences in visual orienting between persons with Down or Fragile X syndromes. Brain and Cognition Special Issue, 65, 128-34.

Cornish, K., Burack, J., Rahman, A., Russo, N., & Grant, C. (2005). Theory of mind deficits in children with fragile X syndrome.  Journal of Intellectual Disabilities Research49, 372-78.

Russo, N., Foxe, J.J., Brandwein, A., Altschuler, T., Gomes, H., & Molholm., S. (June, 2009). Multisensory processing in children with autism: high-density electrical mapping of auditory somatosensory integration. International Multisensory Research Forum. New York, NY

Russo, N, Foxe, J. J., Tommerdahl, M. & Molholm, S. (May, 2009). Multisensory Interactions Between Somatosensory Stimulation and Vision in Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Electrophysiological Study. International Meeting for Autism Research: Chicago, Illinois.

Russo, N., Burack, J.A., Mottron, L., & Jemel, B. (May, 2009). Multisensory Selective Attention: Evidence of Enhanced Performance Facilitation in ASD with the Introduction of Distractor-Target Intervals