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June 2018

Dr. Pat Taylor

Read Dr. Pat Taylor's summary of an article by Foorman, Petscher, and Herrera that examines the Simple View of Reading to identify the unique and common sources of variability in reading comprehension.

May 2018

Dr. Jack M. Fletcher

Read Dr. Jack M. Fletcher's comments on a review of the literature in which Hahn et al. (2014) argue for multisensory deficits in dyslexia.

April 2018

Dr. Jenifer Juranek

Read Dr. Jenifer Juranek's summary of a study by Romeo et al. (2017) that investigates whether there are structural brain differences in young children with reading disabilities from varying socioeconomic status backgrounds and whether a summer reading intervention program influences brain structure across the socioeconomic status continuum.

March 2018

Dr. Phil Capin

Read Dr. Phil Capin's summary of a study by Swanson, Kudo, & Guzman-Orth (2016) that examines students at risk for RD among ELLs.

February 2018

Dr. Nancy Scammacca

Read Dr. Nancy Scammacca's summary of a meta-analysis by Collins, Lindström, and Compton (2018) that examines reading comprehension assessment to determine the impact of item response format and reader characteristics on the difference in scores between students who do and do not struggle with reading.

January 2018

Kelly A. Vaughn

Read Kelly A. Vaughn's summary of a study by Vaughn and Hernandez (2018) that examines how age of second language acquisition interacts with genetic variants from dopamine-related genes to predict bilingual proficiency in young adulthood.

December 2017

Dr. Paul T. Cirino

Read Dr. Paul T. Cirino's summary of a study by Cirino et al. (in press) that examines the structure of executive function.

November 2017

Dr. Yusra Ahmed

Read Dr. Yusra Ahmed's summary of a study by Parker et al. (2017) that examined growth patterns of students receiving writing interventions.

October 2017

Jessica Church-Lang

Read Jessica Church-Lang's summary of a study by Alcauter et al. (2017) that examined the role of the striatum in reading performance of school-age children.

September 2017

Kelly Macdonald

Read Kelly Macdonald's summary of an article in which Macdonald, Germine, Anderson, Christodoulou, and McGrath (2017) present their findings from a U.S. survey on neuromyths.