Our team is dedicated to pushing research forward through various forms of publication. With the help of the amazing families that volunteer time and resources, we have been able to publish our work at numerous conferences and in numerous journals. 

 
 

Notable Journal Publications

  1. Bowyer, S. M., Zillgitt, A., Greenwald, M., & Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (in press). Language mapping with MEG: An update on the current state of clinical research and practice with considerations for practical guidelines. Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology. 
  2. Lajiness-O'Neill, R.,  Brooks, J., Lukomski, A., Schilling, S., Flores, A., Swick, C., Nyman, T., Andersen, T., Huth-Bocks, A., Warschausky, S., Morris, N., Schmitt, T. A., Bell-Smith, J., Moir, B., Hodges, E. K., & Lyddy, J. E. (2018). Development and preliminary validation of PediaTrac™:  A web-based tool to track developing infants. Infant Behavior and Development, 50, 224-237.
  3. Lajiness-O'Neill, R., Brennan, J., Moran, J. E., Richard, A. E., Flores, A., Swick, C., Goodcase, R., Anderson, T., McFarlane, K., Rusiniak, K., Kovelman, I., Wagley, N., Ugolini, M., Albright, J.,  & Bowyer, S. M. (2017). Patterns of altered neural synchrony in the Default Mode Network in Autism Spectrum Disorders revealed with magnetoencephalography (MEG): Relationship to clinical symptomatology. Autism Research. DOI:  10.1002/aur.1908.
  4. Lajiness-O’Neill, R. R.,  Erdodi, L., & Lichtenstein, J. (2017).  Traumatic Brain Injury.  In J. M. Kauffman & D. P. Hallahan (Eds.). Handbook of Special Education, Second Edition. New York, NY: Routledge.
  5. Brennan, J., Wagley, N., Kovelman, I., Bowyer, S. M., Richard A. E. & †Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (2016). MEG reveals atypical sensitivity to linguistic sound sequences in Autism Spectrum Disorder. NeuroReport.
  6. Jacobson, D. Bursch, M., Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (2016). Potential role of cortisol in social and memory impairments in individuals with 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome.
    Journal of Pediatric Genetics. DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0036-1584549. ISSN 2146-4596.
  7. Lajiness-O’Neill, R., Hoodin, F., Kentor, R., Heinrich, K., Colbert, A., & Connelly, J. A. (2015). Alterations in memory and impact on academic outcomes in children following allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology. doi:10.1093/arclin/acv053.
  8. Richard, A. E. & †Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (2015). Visual attention shifting in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology. doi: 10.1080/13803395.2015.1042838.
  9. Mansour, A. & Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (2015). Call for an Integrative and Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).  Psychology, 6, 323-374.
  10. Wang, F., Zhu, J., Richard, A., Lajiness-O’Neill, R., & Bowyer, B. (2015). Functional network connectivity: Possible biomarker for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).  Journal of Emerging Investigators, http://www.emerginginvestigators.org/2015/02/.
  11. Kovelman, I., Wagley, N., Hay, J., Ugolini, M., Bowyer, S., Lajiness-O’Neill, R., & Brennan, J. (2015).  Multi-modal imaging of temporal processing in typical and atypical language development. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1337, 7-15.
  12. Boutros, N. N., Lajiness-O'Neill, R., Zillgitt, A., Richard, A. E., & Bowyer, S. M. (2015). EEG changes associated with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. Neuropsychiatric Electrophysiology, 1:3, DOI 10.1186/s40810-014-0001-5.
  13. Mansour, A., Bowyer, S.M., Richard, A. E., Moran, J. E., Erdodi, L. A., Olszewski, A., Pawluk, L., Jacobson, D., Vogt, K., Moore, A. M. & †Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (2014). Magnetoencephalography coherence source imaging in dyslexia: Activation of working memory pathways. Psychology, http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/psych.2014.
  14. Lajiness-O'Neill, R., Richard, A., Moran, J., Olszewski, A., Pawluk, L., Jacobson, D., Mansour, A., Luce, K., Schmitt, T., Erdodi, L., Moore, A., & Bowyer, S. M.  (2014). Neural synchrony examined with magnetoencephalography (MEG) during eye gaze processing in Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 6:15. doi:10.1186/1866-1955-6
  15. Erdodi, L A., Roth, R. M., Kirsch, N. L., Lajiness-O’Neill, R., & Medoff, B. (2014). Aggregating validity indicators embedded in Conners’ CPT-II outperforms individual cutoffs at separating valid from invalid performance in adults with TBI. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 29(5):456-66. doi: 10.1093/arlin/acu026.
  16. Erdodi, L. A., Kirsch, N. L., Lajiness-O’Neill, R., Vingilis, E., & Medoff,, B. (2014).  Comparing the Recognition Memory Test and the Word Choice Test in a Mixed Clinical Sample: Are They Equivalent?  Psychological Injury and Law, 7:255–263, DOI 10.1007/s12207-014-9197-8.
  17. Lajiness-O'Neill, R., Bowyer, S. M., Moran, J., Zillgitt, A., Richard, A. E. & Boutros, N. N. (2014). Neurophysiological findings from magnetoencephalography in Autism Spectrum Disorder:  A comprehensive review.  Future Neurology, 9(3), 355-384.
  18. Richard A., †Lajiness-O’Neill, R., & Bowyer, S. (2013).  Impaired prefrontal gamma band synchrony in autism spectrum disorders during a gaze cueing task. NeuroReport, 13;24(16):894-7. doi: 10.1097/WNR.0000000000000015.
  19. Erdodi, L. A., & Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (2013). Time related changes in Conners’ CPT-II scores: A replication study. Applied Neuropsychology. 21(1):43-50. doi:10.1080/09084282.2012.724036.
  20. Erdodi, L. A., †Lajiness-O’Neill, R., & Schmitt, T. A. (2013).  Learning curve analyses in neurodevelopmental disorders: Are children with autism spectrum disorder truly visual learners? Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. doi: 10.1007/s10803-012-1630-9.
  21. Erdodi, L. A., & Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (2012).  Humor perception in bilinguals: Is language more than a code? Humor: International Journal of Humor Research, 25(4): 459 – 468.
  22. Jacobson, D., & †Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (2012). Substrates of social functioning in individuals with VCFS. Journal of Behavioral and Neuroscience Research. 10(1):1-10.
  23. Lajiness-O’Neill, R., Erdodi, L. A., & Bigler, E. D. (2011).  Demographic and injury-related moderators of memory and achievement outcome in pediatric TBI.  Applied Neuropsychology, 18(4):298-308. doi: 10.1080/09084282.2011.595457.
  24. Lajiness-O’Neill, R., Chase, A., Olszewski, A., Boyle, M.A., Pawluk, L., Mansour, A., Jacobson, D., Gallaway, M., Lewandowski-Powley, P., Gorka, B., Moran, J., & Bowyer, S.M. (2010).  Hemispheric differences in neural activation during gaze cueing in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) measured by magnetoencephalography (MEG).  In S. Supek & A. Susac (Eds). IFMBE Proceedings, Advances in Biomagnetism – Biomag2010, Vol., 28, 381-384. Doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-12197-5.
  25. Bowyer, S.M., Pawluk, L., Olszewski, A., Gallaway, M.L., Mansour, A., Jacobson, D., Erdodi, L., Lewandowski-Powley, P., Moran, J., Tepley, N., & †Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (2010).  MEG detection of attention and memory processes in individuals with dyslexia. In S. Supek & A. Susac (Eds). IFMBE Proceedings, Advances in Biomagnetism – Biomag2010, Vol., 28, 346-349. Doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-12197-5.
  26. Lajiness-O’Neill, R., Erdodi, L. A., & Bigler, E. D. (2010).  Memory and Learning in Pediatric TBI: A Review and Examination of Moderators of Outcome.  Applied Neuropsychology, 17(2), 83-92.
  27. Erdodi, L. A., Lajiness-O’Neill, R., & Saules, K. (2010). Order of Conner’s CPT-II administration within a cognitive test battery influences ADHD indices. Journal of Attention Disorders, 14(1): 43-51.
  28. Lajiness-O’Neill, R., & Menard, P. (2008).  Brief report: An autistic spectrum subtype revealed through familial psychopathology coupled with cognition in ASD.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 38(5), 982-987.
  29. Lajiness-O’Neill, R., Akamine, Y., & Bowyer, S. (2007).  Treatment Effects of Fast ForWord® Demonstrated by Magnetoencephalography (MEG) in a Child with Developmental Dyslexia.  Neurocase, 13 (5,6), 390-401.
  30. Lajiness-O’Neill, R. R., Beaulieu, I., Asamoah, A., Titus, J. B., Bawle, E. V., Ahmad, S., Kirk, J. W., & Pollack, R., (2006).  The Neuropsychological phenotype of velocardiofacial syndrome (VCFS):  Relationship to psychopathology.  Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 21, 175-184.
  31. Lajiness –O’Neill, R. R. (2005). 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome: Introduction. Child Neuropsychology, 11 (1), 1-5.
  32. Lajiness-O’Neill, R. R., Beaulieu, I., Titus, J. B., Asamoah, A., Bigler, E. D., Bawle, E. V. & Pollack, R. (Guest Editor, 2005).  Memory and learning in children with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome: Evidence for ventral and dorsal stream disruption? Child Neuropsychology, 11 (1), 55-71.
 

Poster Publications

  1. R. Lajiness-O'Neill, J. Brooks, A. Lukomski, S. Warschausky, A. Huth-Bocks, S. Schilling, A. Flores, C. Swick, R. Reed & T. Andersen. (February 2018). Development and Validation of PediaTrac: A Web-Based Tool to Screen and Track Developing Infants.Accepted to the International Society for Neuroscience, Washington, D.C.

  2. C. Swick, A. Flores, R. Reed, T. Andersen, K. McFarlane, J. Brooks, A. Lukomski, A. Huth-Bocks, S. Schilling, S. Warschausky & R. Lajiness-O'Neill. (February 2018). Criterion Validation of the Social-Emotional/Communication Domain of PediaTrac™, an Infant Screening Tool. Accepted to the International Society for Neuroscience, Washington, D.C.

  3. Flores, A., McFarlane, K., Goodcase, R., Andersen, T., Swick, C., Brennan, J., Kovelman, I., Bowyer, S., Bo, J., Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (February 2018). Relationship between Resting State Alpha Motor Network Synchrony and Restricted and Repetitive Behaviors in Children with ASD. Accepted to the International Society for Neuroscience, Washington, D.C.

  4. T. Andersen, S. Bowyer, K. MacFarlane, S. Taraben, B.Weiland, N.Boutros, J.Moran, N.Tepley & R. Lajiness-O'Neill. (February 2018). Altered Neuromagnetic Evoked Responses Related to Visual Habituation in Schizophrenia.Accepted to the International Society for Neuroscience, Washington, D.C.

  5. T. Allaire, J.L. Riggs, R. Lajiness-O'Neill & K. Saules. (February 2018). A Cluster-Analytic Approach to Examining Links Between Psychodiagnostic Profiles and Neuropsychological Task Performance Among an Outpatient Clinical Sample. Accepted to the International Society for Neuroscience, Washington, D.C.

  6. Flores, A. Swick, C., Lajiness-O'Neill, R. (March 2017). Validation of PediaTrac: A tool for early identification of atypical development. Eastern Michigan University Graduate Symposium, Ypsilanti, MI.

  7. McFarlane, K., Flores, A., Goodcase, R., Andersen, T., Swick, C., Brennan, J., Bowyer, S., Bo, J., Lajiness-O'Neill, R. (March 2017). Alpha synchrony (connectivity) in motor networks examined with resting state MEG in ASD. Eastern Michigan University Graduate Symposium, Ypsilanti, MI.

  8. Reed, R., Swick, C., Flores, A., Andersen, T., Taraben, S., McFarlane, K., Brooks, J., Lukomski, A., & Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (March 2017). PediaTrac™: Tool to screen for risk factors in developing infants and toddlers. Eastern Michigan University Graduate Symposium, Ypsilanti, MI.

  9. Lengu, K., Taraben, S., Flores, A., Andersen, T., Swick, C., Wagley, N., Nyman, T., McFarlane, S., Bisconti, S., Kovelman, I., & Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (February, 2017). Neural correlates of eye gaze processing explored with fNIRS at 9 months: Relationship to social and cognitive development at 9 mos., 12, mos., and 2.5 years. International Neuropsychological Society Meetings, New Orleans, LA.

  10. Flores, A., McFarlane, K., Swick, C., Andersen, T., Rusiniak, K., Brennan, J., Kovelman, I., Bowyer, S., Lajiness-O’Neill, R., (2016, November). Altered p50 neuromagnatic evoked responses and neural synchrony related to auditory attention in Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Neuroscience 2016 (Society for Neuroscience). San Diego, CA.

  11. Oswald, K., Lengu, K., Flores, A., Colbert, A., Iwanicki, S., Saules, K., & Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (2016, October). The relationship between ADHD and depression in children is mediated by adaptive skill deficits.  National Academy of Neuropsychology, Seattle, WA.

  12. Andersen, T., Swick, C., Flores, A. M., Bowyer, S. M., Brennan, J., Kovelman, I., & Lajiness-O'Neill, R. (2016, October). Relationship between neural coherence in gamma frequency band and phonological processing in Autism Spectrum Disorder. National Academy of Neuropsychology, Seattle, WA.

  13. Andersen, T., Flores, A.M., Swick, C., Brennen, J., Kovelman, I., Bowyer, S., & Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (2016, May). Activity within the salience network: relationship to social and attention functioning in ASD. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Baltimore, Maryland.

  14. Flores, A.M., Swick, C., Andersen, T., Bowyer, S., Brennen, J., Kovelman, I., & Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (2016, February). Relationship between neural coherence and social inference and prediction in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster presented at International Neuropsychological Society Meeting to Society for Neuroscience Meeting, Boston, MA.

  15. Wagley, N., Bisconti, S., Lajiness-ONeill, R.,  Lengu, K., Nyman, T., Flores, A., Tiffany Andersen, T., Swick, C., Tessier, A., & Kovelman, K. (in review) . Differences in brain response to high and low frequency language phonotactics in infants and adults. Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Austin, TX, 2017. 

  16. McFarlane, K., Bowyer, S. M., Bagic, A., Moran, J., & †Lajiness-O’Neill, R., (2016, April). Sensorimotor Neural Plasticity following Hand Transplantation: A Single Case Study Measured with MEG. Poster presented at the Undergraduate Symposium, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI.
  17. Goodcase, R., Taraben, S., Lassen, S., VanZeelt, J., Kain, M., Bowyer, S. M., Walbert, T., & †Lajiness-O'Neill, R. (2016, April). Neural synchrony during declarative and working memory in brain tumor patients. Poster presented at the Undergraduate Symposium, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI.
  18. Andersen, T., Swick, C., Flores, A.M., Lengu, K., Bowyer, S., & Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (2015, May). Relationship between neural coherence and social functioning in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster presented at International Meeting for Autism Research, Salt Lake City, UT.

  19. Flores, A.M., Andersen, T., Swick, C., Bowyer, S., Brennen, J., Kovelman, I., & Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (2015, October). Relationship between neural coherence and attention in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster accepted to Society for Neuroscience Meeting, Chicago, IL.

  20. Lengu, K., Nyman, T., McFarlane, K., Watson, M., Bisconti, S., Kovelman, I., & Lajiness O-Neill, R. (2015, April). Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy as a tool for assessing infants at risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder. Paper presented at the Midwest Neuropsychology Group Meetings, Akron, Ohio. Charles Matthews Award.  
  21.  Kleppa A., DeMent, J., Flynn, J., Braun, A., Flores, A., Nyman, T., Swick, C, †Lajiness-O’Neill, R., Lukomski, A., & Brooks, J. (2015, March). PediaTrac There’s An App for That! Presented at the Undergraduate Symposium, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI.
  22. Watson, M., Lengu, K., Nyman, T., Flores, A., Andersen, T., Bisconti, S., Kovelman, I., & †Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (2015, March). Examining the neural correlates of verbal and nonverbal communication in infants with fNIRS. Poster presented at the Undergraduate Symposium, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI. Everett Marshall Award for undergraduate research.
  23. McFarlane, K., Goodcase, R., Andersen, T., Flores, A., Brennan, J., Kovelman, I., & Bowyer, S. †Lajiness-O'Neill, R. (2015, March). Cortical Activation of Attention to Language in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Presented at the Undergraduate Symposium, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI. Everett Marshall Award for undergraduate research.
  24. Flores, A., Andersen, T., Swick, C., Goodcase, R., McFarlane, K., Bowyer, S., Brennan, J., Kovelman, I., & †Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (2014, November). Relationship between neural coherence and social functioning in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Presented at the Graduate Research Symposium, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI.
  25. Lengu, K., Nyman, T., McFarlane, K., Watson, M., & †Lajiness O-Neill, R. (2014, November). Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy as a tool for assessing infants at risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder, Presented at the Graduate Research Symposium, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI.
  26. Lukomski, A., Brooks, J., Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (2015). PediaTrac: There’s an App for That! National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner’s (NAPNAP) 36th Annual Conference (Practice Innovation), Las Vegas, NV.
  27. Goodcase, R., McFarlane, K., Smith, T. D., Richard, A. E., Bowyer, S. Brennan, J., Kovelman, I., & †Lajiness-O'Neill, R. (2014, March). Brain Coherence in Alpha, Beta, and Gamma Frequency Bands in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Presented at the Undergraduate Symposium, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI.  Everett Marshall Award for undergraduate research.
  28. Smith, T. D., Goodcase, R. R., McFarlane, K., Di Noto, F., Richard, A. E., †Lajiness-O'Neill, R., Brennan, J., Kovelman, I., & Bowyer, S. (2014, March). Examining Neural Synchrony in Autism Spectrum Disorder During Resting State With MEG. Presented at the Undergraduate Symposium, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI.
  29.  Freedman-Doan, K., Goldstein, M., & Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (2014, February). What behavior analysts should know about IQ testing of children with autism.  Paper presented at the 28th Annual Convention of the Behavior Analysis Association of Michigan, Ypsilanti, MI.
  30. Kentor, R., Hoodin, F., Byrd, M., Lajiness-O’Neill, R., & Koch, E. (2014, February). Experiential avoidance and the transmission of psychological distress in pediatric stem cell transplant.  Paper presented at the 28th Annual Convention of the Behavior Analysis Association of Michigan, Ypsilanti, MI.
  31. Dahbour, T., McCloskey, W., Lyddy, J., Schmitt, T., Brooks, J., Lukomski, A., Koch, B., Rosenblum, K., Shah, P., Zheng, K., Smith, J., Hodges, E., & †Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (2013). PediaTrac™ Developmental Tracking Mobile App.  Presented at the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program Symposium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
  32. Luce, K., Sorensen, C., & †Lajiness-O'Neill, R. (2012, March).  The Relationship between Joint Attention and Theory of Mind in School-Age Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Presented at the Graduate Research Symposium, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI.
  33. Moore, A., Morris, N., Mansour, A., Bowyer, S., †Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (2011, May). Neural Correlates of Direct Versus Averted Gaze Examined with Magnetoencephalography (MEG) in Autism:  A Normalized Amplitudes Approach.  Presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis International Annual Meetings, Denver, CO.
  34. Olszewski, R. & †Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (2011, March). Relationships Between Neural Activation During Magnetoencephalography and Psychometric Measures of Social Cognition in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Presented at the Graduate Research Symposium, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI.
  35. Luce, K., Morris, N., Davenport, K., & †Lajiness-O'Neill, R. (2011, March). Emotional and Behavioral Trends in Children across the Autism Spectrum. Presented at the Graduate Research Symposium, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI.
  36. Erdodi, L., & Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (2011, February). Cognitivization: The Mirror Image of Somatization? The Nature of Subjective Sense of Cognitive Impairment. Paper presented at the 25th Annual Convention of the Behavior Analysis Association of Michigan, Ypsilanti, MI.
  37. Moore, A., Morris, N., Mansour, A., Bowyer, S., †Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (2010, November). Neural Correlates of Direct Versus Averted Gaze Examined with Magnetoencephalography (MEG) in Autism. A Brain Research meeting: The Emerging Neuroscience of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Etiologic Insights; Treatment Opportunities, San Diego, CA.
  38. Stanley-Kime, K., Koch, E., Lajiness-O’Neill, R., Lauterbach, D., & Barta, J. (2010, November). The enduring impact of one-session exposure treatment on selective processing bias and explicit memory avoidance in snake- and spider-fearful participants. Poster presented at the 44th Annual Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies conference, San Francisco, CA.
  39. Erdodi, L., & †Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (2010, February). Modality Specificity in Learning and Memory in Children with Autism.  Paper presented at the 29th Annual Convention of the Behavior Analysis Association of Michigan, February, Ypsilanti, MI.
  40. Chase, A.M., Gallaway, M.L., Lewandowski-Powley P., †Lajiness-O’Neill, R., & Bowyer, S.M. (2009, March).  Do Adolescents With ASD Exhibit An Inferior Shift In Neural Activation During Gaze-Cueing Tasks? A Magnetoencephalographic Case Study. Presented at the Undergraduate Research Symposium, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI.  McKechie Award for undergraduate research.
  41. Stanley-Kime, K., Koch, E., Lajiness-O’Neill, R., & Porter, K. E. (2008, November). The effect of one-session exposure treatment on selective processing and memory bias in spider- and snake-fearful participants. Poster presented at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies conference, Orlando, FL.
  42. Jacobson, D., Gdowski, J., & †Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (2008, March). Role of amygdala in social functioning of individuals with VCFS.  Presented at the Graduate Research Symposium, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI.