Brian Castelluccio

Program: Clinical Psychology
Advisor: Inge-Marie Eigsti
Anticipated Graduation: 2018
Education: M.A., Clinical Psychology, University of Connecticut (2014)

B.S., Neuroscience, Trinity College (2012)

Research Interests: Neuropsychology of autism spectrum disorder

Neural substrates of typical and atypical language development

Endophenotypes for psychological disorders

Neural correlates of behavioral and diagnostic changes over time.

Representative Publications:
  • Castelluccio B.C., Stevens M.C., Eigsti I.M., Schultz R.T., Naigles L., Kelley E., Fein D. White matter microstructure in youth with a history of autism spectrum disorder who have achieved an optimal outcome. International Meeting for Autism Research. May 2016. Baltimore, MD, USA.


  • Castelluccio B.C., Myers E.B., Schuh J.M., Eigsti I.M. (2016). Neural substrates of processing anger in language: contributions of prosody and semantics. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 45(6):1359-1367. doi:10.1007/s10936-015-9405-z.


  • Truong D.T., Rendall A.R., Castelluccio B.C., Eigsti I.M., Fitch R.H. (2015). Auditory processing and morphological anomalies in medial geniculate nucleus of Cntnap2 mutant mice. Behavioral Neuroscience, 129(6): 731-743. doi: 1037/bne0000096.


  • Castelluccio B.C., Meda S.A., Muska C.E., Stevens M.C., Pearlson G.D. (2014). Error processing in current and former cocaine users. Brain Imaging and Behavior, 8:87-96. doi: 10.1007/s11682-013-9247-y.