Bert De Smedt

Summary

Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mathematical disabilities in children with velo-cardio-facial syndrome
    B De Smedt
    Centre for Disability, Special Needs Education and Child Care, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Neuropsychologia 45:885-95. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Defective number module or impaired access? Numerical magnitude processing in first graders with mathematical difficulties
    Bert De Smedt
    Centre for Parenting, Child Welfare and Disabilities, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Exp Child Psychol 108:278-92. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Effects of problem size and arithmetic operation on brain activation during calculation in children with varying levels of arithmetical fluency
    Bert De Smedt
    Numerical Cognition Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    Neuroimage 57:771-81. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Oscillatory EEG correlates of arithmetic strategy use in addition and subtraction
    Bert De Smedt
    Centre for Parenting, Child Welfare and Disabilities, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 195:635-42. 2009
  5. doi request reprint The predictive value of numerical magnitude comparison for individual differences in mathematics achievement
    Bert De Smedt
    Center for Parenting, Child Welfare, and Disabilities, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Exp Child Psychol 103:469-79. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Mathematical learning disabilities in children with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome: a review
    Bert De Smedt
    Centre for Parenting, Child Welfare and Disabilities, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Dev Disabil Res Rev 15:4-10. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Basic number processing and difficulties in single-digit arithmetic: evidence from Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome
    Bert De Smedt
    Centre for Disability, Special Needs Education, and Child Care, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Cortex 45:177-88. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Cognitive correlates of mathematical disabilities in children with velo-cardio-facial syndrome
    B De Smedt
    Centre for Disability, Special Needs Education, and Child Care, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Genet Couns 19:71-94. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Mathematical disabilities in young primary school children with velo-cardio-facial syndrome
    B De Smedt
    Centre for Disability, Special Needs Education and Child Care, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Genet Couns 17:259-80. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Phonological processing and arithmetic fact retrieval: evidence from developmental dyslexia
    Bert De Smedt
    Centre for Parenting, Child Welfare and Disabilities, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Neuropsychologia 48:3973-81. 2010

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Mathematical disabilities in children with velo-cardio-facial syndrome
    B De Smedt
    Centre for Disability, Special Needs Education and Child Care, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Neuropsychologia 45:885-95. 2007
    ..This provides evidence for a specific deficit in the quantity subsystem in children with VCFS, suggesting underlying abnormalities in the intraparietal sulcus...
  2. doi request reprint Defective number module or impaired access? Numerical magnitude processing in first graders with mathematical difficulties
    Bert De Smedt
    Centre for Parenting, Child Welfare and Disabilities, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Exp Child Psychol 108:278-92. 2011
    ..These findings shed light on the types of intervention that may help children who struggle with learning mathematics...
  3. doi request reprint Effects of problem size and arithmetic operation on brain activation during calculation in children with varying levels of arithmetical fluency
    Bert De Smedt
    Numerical Cognition Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    Neuroimage 57:771-81. 2011
    ..This might represent a neural correlate of fact retrieval impairments in children with mathematical difficulties...
  4. doi request reprint Oscillatory EEG correlates of arithmetic strategy use in addition and subtraction
    Bert De Smedt
    Centre for Parenting, Child Welfare and Disabilities, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 195:635-42. 2009
    ..The topographical and frequency specificity of the strategy effects provides a start for the development of electrophysiological indices of strategy use in arithmetic...
  5. doi request reprint The predictive value of numerical magnitude comparison for individual differences in mathematics achievement
    Bert De Smedt
    Center for Parenting, Child Welfare, and Disabilities, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Exp Child Psychol 103:469-79. 2009
    ..Regression analyses showed that this association was independent of age, intellectual ability, and speed of number identification...
  6. doi request reprint Mathematical learning disabilities in children with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome: a review
    Bert De Smedt
    Centre for Parenting, Child Welfare and Disabilities, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Dev Disabil Res Rev 15:4-10. 2009
    ..This review ends with a discussion on how research on genetic disorders might aid our understanding of MLD in general...
  7. doi request reprint Basic number processing and difficulties in single-digit arithmetic: evidence from Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome
    Bert De Smedt
    Centre for Disability, Special Needs Education, and Child Care, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Cortex 45:177-88. 2009
    ..s model (2003). Most importantly, the correlational analyses showed that basic number processing skills directly accounted for single-digit arithmetic performance and strategy use in the children of the present study...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cognitive correlates of mathematical disabilities in children with velo-cardio-facial syndrome
    B De Smedt
    Centre for Disability, Special Needs Education, and Child Care, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Genet Couns 19:71-94. 2008
    ..To conclude, the administered general cognitive competencies could not give a satisfactory account of the MD in VCFS...
  9. ncbi request reprint Mathematical disabilities in young primary school children with velo-cardio-facial syndrome
    B De Smedt
    Centre for Disability, Special Needs Education and Child Care, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Genet Couns 17:259-80. 2006
    ..Finally, word problem solving appeared to be an important area of weakness, starting already at this young age...
  10. doi request reprint Phonological processing and arithmetic fact retrieval: evidence from developmental dyslexia
    Bert De Smedt
    Centre for Parenting, Child Welfare and Disabilities, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Neuropsychologia 48:3973-81. 2010
    ..These data provide ground for future neuroimaging studies, who should examine the neural overlap between phonological processing and multiplication fact retrieval in the same sample of participants...
  11. ncbi request reprint Intellectual abilities in a large sample of children with Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome: an update
    B De Smedt
    Centre for Disability, Special Needs Education and Child Care, and Centre for Human Genetics, University of Leuven, Belgium
    J Intellect Disabil Res 51:666-70. 2007
    ..In addition, we aimed to identify factors that may contribute to within-syndrome variability in cognitive performance, such as the mode of inheritance of the deletion, sex, the presence of a heart defect and psychiatric morbidity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Towards a further characterization of phonological and literacy problems in Dutch-speaking children with dyslexia
    Bart Boets
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Centre for Parenting, Child Welfare and Disabilities, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Vesaliusstraat 2, 8 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Br J Dev Psychol 28:5-31. 2010
    ..After 2 years of reading instruction, only RAN predicted reading speed and accuracy. Letter knowledge, reading accuracy, and reading speed also contributed to the development of PA...
  13. doi request reprint Association between basic numerical abilities and mathematics achievement
    Delphine Sasanguie
    Department of Psychology, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Br J Dev Psychol 30:344-57. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint Children's representation of symbolic magnitude: the development of the priming distance effect
    Bert Reynvoet
    Department of Psychology, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Exp Child Psychol 103:480-9. 2009
    ..Our findings revealed that the PDE already occurs in first graders and remains stable across development. This study also documents the usefulness of number priming in children, making it an interesting tool for future research...
  15. doi request reprint Modelling relations between sensory processing, speech perception, orthographic and phonological ability, and literacy achievement
    Bart Boets
    Centre for Disability, Special Needs Education and Child Care, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Brain Lang 106:29-40. 2008
    ..Similarly, dynamic visual processing was related to orthographic ability. Subsequently, phonological awareness, orthographic ability and verbal short-term memory were unique predictors of reading and spelling development...
  16. doi request reprint Working memory and individual differences in mathematics achievement: a longitudinal study from first grade to second grade
    Bert De Smedt
    Centre for Parenting, Child Welfare, and Disabilities, University of Leuven, Leuven 3000, Belgium
    J Exp Child Psychol 103:186-201. 2009
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  17. doi request reprint Use of indirect addition in adults' mental subtraction in the number domain up to 1,000
    Joke Torbeyns
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium GROEP T Leuven Education College, Belgium
    Br J Psychol 102:585-97. 2011
    ..Results are interpreted in terms of mathematical and cognitive perspectives on strategy efficiency and adaptiveness...
  18. doi request reprint How is phonological processing related to individual differences in children's arithmetic skills?
    Bert De Smedt
    Numerical Cognition Laboratory, University of Western Ontario, Canada
    Dev Sci 13:508-20. 2010
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  19. doi request reprint Using addition to solve large subtractions in the number domain up to 20
    Greet Peters
    Centre for Instructional Psychology and Technology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 133:163-9. 2010
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  20. doi request reprint Numerical magnitude processing in children with mild intellectual disabilities
    Carmen Brankaer
    Parenting and Special Education Research Group, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Vesaliusstraat 2, Box 3765, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Res Dev Disabil 32:2853-9. 2011
    ..Interventions in children with MID should therefore foster both the development of magnitude representations and the connections between symbols and the magnitudes they represent...
  21. doi request reprint Single-digit arithmetic in children with dyslexia
    Bart Boets
    Centre for Parenting, Child Welfare and Disabilities, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Dyslexia 16:183-91. 2010
    ..This is in line with the hypothesis that children with dyslexia may have difficulties with the verbal aspects of number and arithmetic, as retrieval strategies depend upon phonological representations in long-term memory...
  22. doi request reprint Coherent motion sensitivity predicts individual differences in subtraction
    Bart Boets
    Parenting and Special Education Research Group, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Vesaliusstraat 2, Box 3765, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Res Dev Disabil 32:1075-80. 2011
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  23. ncbi request reprint No relation between 2D : 4D fetal testosterone marker and dyslexia
    Bart Boets
    Centre for Disability, Special Needs Education and Child Care, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Science, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Vesaliusstraat 2, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Neuroreport 18:1487-91. 2007
    ..These findings challenge the validity of theories that allocate a prominent role to fetal testosterone exposure in the aetiology of dyslexia and its sensory impairments...
  24. ncbi request reprint Motor development in school-aged children with 22q11 deletion (velocardiofacial/DiGeorge syndrome)
    Katrijn Van Aken
    Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:210-3. 2007
    ..To conclude, primary school children with a del22q11 syndrome showed a significant deficit in motor performance compared with a control group. A significant effect of IQ on motor performance in del22q11 was found...
  25. doi request reprint Adults' use of subtraction by addition
    Greet Peters
    Centre for Instructional Psychology and Technology, K U Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 135:323-9. 2010
    ..subtraction by addition. These data indicate that theoretical models of people's strategy choices in subtraction should include the relative size of the subtrahend as an important factor in the strategy selection process...
  26. doi request reprint The association between children's numerical magnitude processing and mental multi-digit subtraction
    Sarah Linsen
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium Electronic address
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 145:75-83. 2014
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