Edan Daniel, Thomas Meindertsma, Ayelet Arazi, Tobias H. Donner & Ilan Dinstein. The Relationship between Trial-by-Trial Variability and Oscillations of Cortical Population Activity. Scientific Reports. 2019. PDF

Ayelet AraziGal MeiriDor DananAnalya MichaelovskiHagit FlusserIdan MenasheAriel TarasiukIlan Dinstein. Reduced sleep pressure in young children with autism. BioRxiv. 2019

Liora Manelis, Gal Meiri, Michal Ilan, Hagit Flusser, Analya Michaelovski, Michal Faroy, Orly Kerub, Ilan Dinstein, Idan Menashe. Language regression is associated with faster early motor development in children with autism spectrum disorder. Autism Research. 2019.

Ian Budman, Gal Meiri, Michal Ilan, Michal Faroy, Allison Langer, Doron Reboh, Analya Michaelovski, Hagit Flusser, Idan Menashe, Opher Donchin, Ilan Dinstein. Quantifying the social symptoms of autism using motion capture. Scientific Reports. 2019. PDF

Ayelet Arazi, Yaffa Yeshurun, Ilan Dinstein. Neural variability is quenched by attention. Journal of Neuroscience. 2019. PDF

Michal Huberman Samuel, Gal Meiri, Ilan Dinstein, Hagit Flusser, Analya Michaelovski, Asher Bashiri, Idan Menashe. Exposure to general anesthesia may contribute to the association between cesarean delivery and autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019. PDF


Ilan Dinstein, Ilan Shelef. Anatomical brain abnormalities and early detection of autism. Lancet Psychiatry, 2018. PDF

Orna Tzischinsky, Gal Meiri, Liora Manelis, Asif Bar-Sinai, Hagit Flusser, Analya Michaelovski, Orit Zivan, Michal Ilan, Michal Faroy, Idan Menashe, Ilan Dinstein. Sleep disturbances are associated with specific sensory sensitivities in children with autism. Molecular Autism, 2018. PDF

Yael Levaot, Gal Meiri, Ilan Dinstein, Idan Menashe, Ilana Shoham-Vardi. Autism prevalence and severity in Bedouin-Arab and Jewish communities in southern Israel. Community Mental Health Journal, 2018. PDF


Ayelet Arazi, Gil Gonen-Yaacovi, Ilan Dinstein. The magnitude of trial-by-trial neural variability is reproducible over time and across tasks in humans. eNeuro, 2017.

Shlomi Haar, Opher Donchin, Ilan Dinstein. Individual movement variability magnitudes are explained by cortical neural variability. Journal of Neuroscience, 2017. PDF

Shlomi Haar, Ilan Dinstein, Ilan Shelef, Opher Donchin. Effector-invariant movement encoding in the Human Motor System. Journal of Neuroscience, 2017. PDF

Kanner AM, Scharfman H, Jette N, Anagnostou E, Bernard C, Camfield C, Camfield P, Legg K, Dinstein I, Giacobbe P, Friedman A, Pohlmann-Eden B. Epilepsy as a Network Disorder (1): What can we learn from other network disorders such as autistic spectrum disorder and mood disorders? Epilepsy and Behavior, 2017.

van Rooij D, Anagnostou E, Arango C, Auzias G, Behrmann M, Busatto GF, Calderoni S, Daly E, Deruelle C, Di Martino A, Dinstein I, Duran FLS, Durston S, Ecker C, Fair D, Fedor J, Fitzgerald J, Freitag CM, Gallagher L, Gori I, Haar S, Hoekstra L, Jahanshad N, Jalbrzikowski M, Janssen J, Lerch J, Luna B, Martinho MM, McGrath J, Muratori F, Murphy CM, Murphy DGM, O'Hearn K, Oranje B, Parellada M, Retico A, Rossa P, Rubia K, Shook D, Taylor M, Thompson PM, Tosetti M, Wallace GL, Zhou F, Buitelaar JK. Cortical and Subcortical Brain Morphometry Differences Between Patients With Autism Spectrum Disorder and Healthy Individuals Across the Lifespan: Results From the ENIGMA ASD Working Group.  American Journal of Psychiatry, 2017.

Gal Meiri*, Ilan Dinstein*, Analya Michaelowski, Hagit Flusser, Michal Ilan, Michal Faroy, Asif Bar-Sinai, Liora Manelis, Dana Stolowicz, Lili Lea Yosef, Nadav Davidovitch, Hava Golan, Shosh Arbelle, Idan Menashe. The Negev hospital-university-based (HUB) autism database. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2017. PDF
* Equal first authorship

Ilan Dinstein, Shlomi Haar, Shir Atsmon, Hen Schtaerman. No evidence of early head circumference enlargements in children later diagnosed with autism in Israel. Molecular Autism, 2017. PDF

Noa Fingher*, Ilan Dinstein*, Michal Ben-Shachar, Shlomi Haar, Anders Dale, Lisa Eyler, Karen Pierce, Eric Courchesne. Toddlers later diagnosed with autism exhibit multiple structural abnormalities in temporal corpus callosum fibers. Cortex, 2017. PDF
* Equal first authorship


Ayelet Arazi, Nitzan Censor, Ilan Dinstein. Neural variability quenching predicts individual perceptual abilities. Journal of Neuroscience, 2016. PDF

David J. Heeger, Marlene Behrmann, Ilan Dinstein. Vision as a Beachhead. Biological Psychiatry, 2016. PDF

Gil Gonen-Yaacovi, Ayelet Arazi, Nitzan Shahar, Anat Karmon, Shlomi Haar, Nachshon Meiran, Ilan Dinstein. Increased ongoing neural variability in ADHD. Cortex, 2016. PDF

Sarah M. Haigh, Akshat Gupta, Shaun M. Each, Scott Barb, Summer McKnight, Nancy J. Minshew, Ilan Dinstein, David J. Heeger, Marlene Behrmann. Differential sensory fMRI signatures in autism and schizophrenia: analysis of amplitude and trial-by-trial variability. Schizophrenia Research, 2016. PDF

Sarah M. Haigh, David J. Heeger, Laurie Heller, Akshat Gupta, Ilan Dinstein, Nancy J. Minshew, Marlene Behrmann. No difference in cross-modal attention or sensory discrimination thresholds in autism and matched controls. Vision Research, 2016. PDF


Oren Miron, Daphne Ari-Even Roth, Lidia Gabis, Yael Henkin, Shahar Shefer, Ilan Dinstein, Roni Geva. Prolonged auditory brainstem responses in infants with autism. Autism Research, 2015. PDF

Sarah M. Haigh, Nancy Minshew, David J. Heeger, Ilan Dinstein, Marlene Behrmann. Over-responsiveness and greater variability in roughness perception in autism. Autism Research, 2015. PDF

Ilan Dinstein, David J. Heeger, Marlene Behrmann. Neural variability: Friend or Foe. TICS, 2015. PDF

Shlomi Haar, Opher Donchin, Ilan Dinstein. Dissociating visual and motor directional selectivity using visuomotor adaptation. Journal of Neuroscience, 2015. PDF


Shlomi Haar, Sigal Berman, Marlene Behrmann, Ilan Dinstein. Anatomical abnormalities in autism? Cerebral Cortex, 2014. PDF

Sarah Haigh, David Heeger, Ilan Dinstein, Nancy Minshew, Marlene Behrmann. Cortical variability in the seonsory-evoked response in autism. JADD 2014. PDF

Naama Kadmon Harpaz, Tamar Flash, Ilan Dinstein. Scale-invariant movement encoding in the human motor system. Neuron, 2014. PDF


Di Martino A, Yan CG, Li Q, Denio E, Castellanos FX, Alaerts K, Anderson JS, Assaf M, Bookheimer SY, Dapretto M, Deen B, Delmonte S, Dinstein I, Ertl-Wagner B, Fair DA, Gallagher L, Kennedy DP, Keown CL, Keysers C, Lainhart JE, Lord C, Luna B, Menon V, Minshew NJ, Monk CS, Mueller S, Müller RA, Nebel MB, Nigg JT, O’Hearn K, Pelphrey KA, Peltier SJ, Rudie JD, Sunaert S, Thioux M, Tyszka JM, Uddin LQ, Verhoeven JS, Wenderoth N, Wiggins JL, Mostofsky SH, Milham MP. The autism brain imaging data exchange: towards a large-scale evaluation of the intrinsic brain architecture in autism. Molecular Psychiatry, 2013. PDF

Ilan Dinstein, Marlene Behrmann. Dysfunctional mirror neurons and autism. Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. 1st edition, Springer, 1st Edition, 2013.


Ilan Dinstein, David Heeger, Lauren Lorenzi, Nancy Minshew, Rafael Malach, Marlene Behrmann. Unreliable evoked sensory responses in autism. Neuron, 75: 981-991 2012. PDF

Zoran Josipovic, Ilan Dinstein, Jorgen Weber, David Heeger. Influence of meditation on anti-correlated networks in the brain. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 5:183 2012. PDF


Ilan Dinstein, Karen Pierce, Lisa Eyler, Stephanie Solso, Rafael Malach, Marlene Behrmann, Eric Courchesne.Disrupted neural synchronization in toddlers with autism. Neuron, 23:1218-1225, 2011. PDF

Ilan Dinstein. Looking at the mirror and seeing the other. Odyssea, Jan. 2011 (Hebrew).

Roy Salomon, Maya Bleich-Cohen, Avital Hahamy, Ilan Dinstein, Michal Kotler, Talma Hendler, Rafi Malach. Global functional connectivity deficits in schizophrenia depend on behavioral state. Journal of Neuroscience. 31: 12972-12981. 2011. PDF


Ilan Dinstein, Cibu Thomas, Katherine Humphreys, Marlene Behrmann, David Heeger. Normal movement-selectivity in autism. Neuron 13:461-469, 2010. PDF


Ilan Dinstein, Justin Gardner, Mehrdad Jazayeri, David Heeger. Executed and observed movements have different distributed representations in human aIPS. Journal of Neuroscience 28:11231-11239, 2008. PDF

Ilan Dinstein Human Cortex: Reflections of Mirror Neurons. Current Biology 18:956-959, 2008. PDF

Yuval Nir, Roy Mukamel, Ilan Dinstein, Lior Fisch, Hagar Gelbard-Sagiv, Uri Kramer, Amos Arieli, Itshak Fried, Rafael Malach. Interhemispheric correlations of slow spontaneous neuronal fluctuations revealed in human sensory cortex. Nature Neuroscience 11:1100-1108, 2008. PDF

Yuval Nir, Ilan Dinstein, Rafael Malach, David Heeger. Bold and spiking activity. Nature Neuroscience 11:523-524, 2008. PDF

Ilan Dinstein, Cibu Thomas, Marlene Behrmann, David Heeger. A mirror up to nature. Current Biology 18:8-13, 2008. PDF


Ilan Dinstein, Uri Hasson, Nava Rubin, David Heeger. Brain areas selective for both observed and executed movements. Journal of Neurophysiology 98:1415-1427, 2007. PDF