Aboud, K. S., Barquero, L. A., & Cutting, L. E. (in press). Prefrontal Mediation of the Reading Network Predicts Intervention Response in Dyslexia. Cortex.
Cutting, holder of the Patricia and Rodes Hart Chair and professor of special education, psychology and pediatrics, won the Joe B. Wyatt Distinguished University Professor Award in recognition of accomplishments that bridge multiple academic disciplines and honor the development of significant new knowledge from research or exemplary innovations in teaching.
“Laurie uses neuroimaging to focus on brain-behavior relations in children and adolescents, with a particular emphasis on reading disabilities, language and executive function,” Zeppos said. “(She) was instrumental in developing Vanderbilt’s educational neuroscience doctoral program, the first of its kind in the United States.”
Stephen Bailey was the recent recipient of a competitive NIH pre-doctoral fellowship. The grant supports his work in the lab investigating the nature of the brain networks critical for reading comprehension. The goal of this research is to fill in gaps in our understanding of how brain networks are related to aspects of reading comprehension, especially in young readers. His proposed research will also examine to what extent these networks can be used to predict growth in reading skill over time, improving our understanding of the utility of prognostic neuroimaging in school-aged children.
Our very own Stephen Bailey has taken part in organizing Brain Blast 2017! This is a great event for children and even adults to learn more about the brain with interactive exhibits!
Brain Blast 2017
Farrell-Westbrook Agriculture Complex
3108 John A. Merritt Blvd.
Tennessee State University
Saturday, March 11, 2017, 9:00AM to 1:00pm
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