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Featured articles

The following featured articles include those from NICHD researchers or NICHD-supported researchers.

  • Greven, C. U., Kovas, Y., Willcutt, E. G., Petrill, S. A., & Plomin, R. (2014). Evidence for shared genetic risk between ADHD symptoms and reduced mathematics ability: A twin study. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 55(1), 39–48. PMID: 23731013
  • Ashkenazi, S., Black, J. M., Abrams, D. A., Hoeft, F., & Menon, V. (2013). Neurobiological underpinnings of math and reading learning disabilities. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 46(6), 549–569. PMID: 23572008
  • Gold, A. B., Ewing-Cobbs, L., Cirino, P., Fuchs, L. S., Stuebing, K. K., & Fletcher, J. M. (2013). Cognitive and behavioral attention in children with math difficulties. Child Neuropsychology, 19(4), 420–437. PMID: 22686370
  • Mazzocco, M. M., Myers, G. F., Lewis, K. E., Hanich, L. B., & Murphy, M. M. (2013). Limited knowledge of fraction representations differentiates middle school students with mathematics learning disability (dyscalculia) versus low mathematics achievement. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 115(2), 371–387. PMID: 23587941
  • Pontifex, M. B., Saliba, B. J., Raine, L. B., Picchietti, D. L., & Hillman, C. H. (2013). Exercise improves behavioral, neurocognitive, and scholastic performance in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Pediatrics, 162(3), 543–551. PMID: 23084704
  • Shook, A., Marian, V., Bartolotti, J., & Schroeder, S. R. (2013). Musical experience influences statistical learning of a novel language. American Journal of Psychology, 126, 95–104. PMID: 23505962
  • Snapp-Childs, W., Mon-Williams, M., & Bingham, G. P. (2013). A sensorimotor approach to the training of manual actions in children with developmental coordination disorder. Journal of Child Neurology, 28(2), 204–212. PMID: 23076426
  • Stoeckel, R. E., Colligan, R. C., Barbaresi, W. J., Weaver, A. L., Killian, J. M., & Katusic, S. K. (2013). Early speech-language impairment and risk for written language disorder: a population-based study. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 34, 38–44. PMID: 23275057
  • Geary, D. C., Hoard, M. K., & Bailey, D. H. (2012). Fact retrieval deficits in low achieving children and children with mathematical learning disability. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 45(4), 291–307. PMID: 21252374
  • Geary, D. C., Hoard, M. K., & Nugent, L. (2012). Independent contributions of the central executive, intelligence, and in-class attentive behavior to developmental change in the strategies used to solve addition problems. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 113(1), 49–65. PMID: 22698947
  • Neuhoff, N., Bruder, J., Bartling, J., Warnke, A., Remschmidt, H., Müller-Myhsok, B., et al. (2012). Evidence for the late MMN as a neurophysiological endophenotype for dyslexia. PLoS One, 7(5), e34909. PMID: 22606227
  • Norton, E. S., & Wolf, M. (2012). Rapid automatized naming (RAN) and reading fluency: Implications for understanding and treatment of reading disabilities. Annual Review of Psychology, 63, 427–452. PMID: 21838545
  • Petrill, S., Logan, J., Hart, S., Vincent, P., Thompson, L., Kovas, Y., et al. (2012). Math fluency is etiologically distinct from untimed math performance, decoding fluency, and untimed reading performance: evidence from a twin study. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 45(4), 371–381. PMID: 21890908
  • Stuebing, K. K., Fletcher, J. M., Branum-Martin, L., & Francis, D. J. (2012). Evaluation of the technical adequacy of three methods for identifying specific learning disabilities based on cognitive discrepancies. School Psychology Review, 41, 3–22. PMID: 23060685
  • Vandermosten, M., Boets, B., Poelmans, H., Sunaert, S., Wouters, J., & Ghesquière, P. (2012). A tractography study in dyslexia: Neuroanatomic correlates of orthographic, phonological and speech processing. Brain, 135(Pt 3), 935–948. PMID: 22327793
  • Berninger, V. W., & May, M. O. (2011). Evidence-based diagnosis and treatment for specific learning disabilities involving impairments in written and/or oral language. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 44(2), 167–183. PMID: 21383108
  • Handler, S. M., & Fierson, W. M. (2011). Learning disabilities, dyslexia, and vision. Pediatrics, 127, e818–e856. PMID: 21357342
  • Mather, D. S. (2011). Ipsilateral printing in children’s mirror-writing: A cause of specific learning disabilities? Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 66(3), 172–180. PMID: 22059424

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