Zvia Breznitz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Haifa
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. doi Enhanced reading by training with imposed time constraint in typical and dyslexic adults
    Zvia Breznitz
    Edmond J Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, Department of Learning Disabilities, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Nat Commun 4:1486. 2013
  2. doi Rate- and accuracy-disabled subtype profiles among adults with dyslexia in the Hebrew orthography
    Michal Shany
    Department of Learning Disabilities and the Edmond J Safra Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Dev Neuropsychol 36:889-913. 2011
  3. ncbi Compensated dyslexics have a more efficient error detection system than noncompensated dyslexics
    Tzipi Horowitz-Kraus
    1The Edmond J Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, Faculty of Education, University of Haifa, Israel
    J Child Neurol 28:1266-76. 2013
  4. pmc Can the error detection mechanism benefit from training the working memory? A comparison between dyslexics and controls--an ERP study
    Tzipi Horowitz-Kraus
    The Edmond J Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, Faculty of Education, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    PLoS ONE 4:e7141. 2009
  5. doi Toward an ERP-driven diagnostic approach for reading impairments
    Sebastian Peter Korinth
    Edmond J Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, Department of Learning Disabilities, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Dev Neuropsychol 36:944-8. 2011
  6. doi Does silent reading speed in normal adult readers depend on early visual processes? evidence from event-related brain potentials
    Sebastian Peter Korinth
    Edmond J Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Brain Lang 120:15-26. 2012
  7. doi Brain activity during processing objects and pseudo-objects: comparison between adult regular and dyslexic readers
    Naama Mayseless
    The Edmond J Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, Faculty of Education, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:284-98. 2011
  8. doi Reaction time and accuracy in erroneous vs correct responses among dyslexic and regular readers: from letters to sentences
    Tzipi Horowitz-Kraus
    The Edmond J Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, Faculty of Education, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Dyslexia 17:72-84. 2011
  9. ncbi An error-detection mechanism in reading among dyslexic and regular readers--an ERP study
    Tzipi Horowitz-Kraus
    The Brain Research Center for Learning Disabilities, Laboratory for Neurocognitive Research, Department of Learning Disabilities, University of Haifa, Aba Chushi Boulevard, Mt Carmel 31905, Haifa, Israel
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:2238-46. 2008
  10. doi Assessment of working memory components at 6years of age as predictors of reading achievements a year later
    Einat Nevo
    Edmond J Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
    J Exp Child Psychol 109:73-90. 2011

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi Enhanced reading by training with imposed time constraint in typical and dyslexic adults
    Zvia Breznitz
    Edmond J Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, Department of Learning Disabilities, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Nat Commun 4:1486. 2013
    ..These processes remain malleable in adulthood, even in individuals with developmental dyslexia...
  2. doi Rate- and accuracy-disabled subtype profiles among adults with dyslexia in the Hebrew orthography
    Michal Shany
    Department of Learning Disabilities and the Edmond J Safra Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Dev Neuropsychol 36:889-913. 2011
    ....
  3. ncbi Compensated dyslexics have a more efficient error detection system than noncompensated dyslexics
    Tzipi Horowitz-Kraus
    1The Edmond J Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, Faculty of Education, University of Haifa, Israel
    J Child Neurol 28:1266-76. 2013
    ..These findings can be used as a platform for executive-based diagnosis and training for individuals with reading disabilities. ..
  4. pmc Can the error detection mechanism benefit from training the working memory? A comparison between dyslexics and controls--an ERP study
    Tzipi Horowitz-Kraus
    The Edmond J Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, Faculty of Education, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    PLoS ONE 4:e7141. 2009
    ..Based on the relationship between working memory and error detection, we investigated the capacity of adult dyslexic readers' working memory to change as a result of training, and the impact of training on the error detection mechanism...
  5. doi Toward an ERP-driven diagnostic approach for reading impairments
    Sebastian Peter Korinth
    Edmond J Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, Department of Learning Disabilities, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Dev Neuropsychol 36:944-8. 2011
    ..Differences in brain activity were discussed as indicators for disturbances at specific stages of word processing, which should lead to individually adjusted intervention approaches...
  6. doi Does silent reading speed in normal adult readers depend on early visual processes? evidence from event-related brain potentials
    Sebastian Peter Korinth
    Edmond J Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Brain Lang 120:15-26. 2012
    ..We suggest that reading speed performance can be at least partially accounted for by the extraction of essential structural information from visual stimuli, consisting of a domain-general and a domain-specific expertise-based portion...
  7. doi Brain activity during processing objects and pseudo-objects: comparison between adult regular and dyslexic readers
    Naama Mayseless
    The Edmond J Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, Faculty of Education, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:284-98. 2011
    ..Most studies to date have used alphabetic and or other language-dependent patterns. The current study compares how dyslexics and regular readers process non-alphabetic visual patterns...
  8. doi Reaction time and accuracy in erroneous vs correct responses among dyslexic and regular readers: from letters to sentences
    Tzipi Horowitz-Kraus
    The Edmond J Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, Faculty of Education, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Dyslexia 17:72-84. 2011
    ..These data suggest that incorrect responses among dyslexics follow their attempt at stimulus processing rather than impulsivity. In addition, it is suggested that the difference in the task's cognitive demands affects performance...
  9. ncbi An error-detection mechanism in reading among dyslexic and regular readers--an ERP study
    Tzipi Horowitz-Kraus
    The Brain Research Center for Learning Disabilities, Laboratory for Neurocognitive Research, Department of Learning Disabilities, University of Haifa, Aba Chushi Boulevard, Mt Carmel 31905, Haifa, Israel
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:2238-46. 2008
    ..More specifically, given the lexical and semantic processes involved in reading, the study attempts to reveal the reasons for differences between regular and dyslexic readers with respect to the ERN/Ne and N400 amplitudes and latencies...
  10. doi Assessment of working memory components at 6years of age as predictors of reading achievements a year later
    Einat Nevo
    Edmond J Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
    J Exp Child Psychol 109:73-90. 2011
    ..Adding assessment of phonological complex memory, before formal teaching of reading begins, to more common measures might better estimate children's likelihood of future academic success...
  11. ncbi Different laterality patterns of the error-related negativity in corrected and uncorrected errors
    Eldad Yitzhak Hochman
    University of Haifa, Israel
    Laterality 14:618-34. 2009
    ..Results are interpreted to reveal patterns of hemispheric specialisation, independence, and cooperation in error detection that depend on the type of error been committed...
  12. doi The development of working memory from kindergarten to first grade in children with different decoding skills
    Einat Nevo
    Edmond J Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, University of Haifa, 31905 Haifa, Israel
    J Exp Child Psychol 114:217-28. 2013
    ..Findings suggest that even before formal teaching of reading begins, it is important to reinforce working memory abilities in order to maximize future reading achievements...
  13. doi Frontal lobe role in simple arithmetic calculations: an fNIR study
    Hedva Meiri
    The Edmond J Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Neurosci Lett 510:43-7. 2012
    ..Results imply that among adults frontal lobe is still involved during simple mathematical processing and fNIR recordings can differentiate its role in adults of varying mathematical ability...
  14. ncbi Electrocortical measures during a lexical decision task: a comparison between elementary school-aged normal and dyslexic readers and adult normal and dyslexic readers
    Shelley Miller-Shaul
    Laboratory for Neurocognitive Research Faculty of Education, University of Haifa, Israel
    J Genet Psychol 165:399-424. 2004
    ..Results supported the hypothesis that the dyslexia phenomenon is characterized by inaccurate and slow word-recognition skills. In addition, the authors found slow performance speed among all dyslexic readers in all stages of processing...
  15. pmc Bidirectional connectivity between hemispheres occurs at multiple levels in language processing but depends on sex
    Tali Bitan
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Edmond J Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    J Neurosci 30:11576-85. 2010
    ..We suggest that females may have the potential for greater interhemispheric cooperation, which may be an advantage in certain tasks. However, in other tasks too much communication between hemispheres may interfere with task performance...
  16. ncbi The speech and vocalization patterns of boys with ADHD compared with boys with dyslexia and boys without learning disabilities
    Zvia Breznitz
    Laboratory for Neurocognitive Research, Faculty of Education, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, Israel
    J Genet Psychol 164:425-52. 2003
    ..The results support the assumption that speech and vocalization indicators can be used as objective indicators for the diagnosis of hyperactivity syndrome with attention and concentration difficulties...
  17. pmc Does the reading of different orthographies produce distinct brain activity patterns? An ERP study
    Irit Bar-Kochva
    Department of Learning Disabilities, Edmond J Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    PLoS ONE 7:e36030. 2012
    ..As this latency has been linked to orthographic-linguistic processing and to the classification of stimuli, it is suggested that these differences are associated with distinct lexical processing of a shallow and a deep orthography...
  18. doi Reading scripts that differ in orthographic transparency: a within-participant-and-language investigation of underlying skills
    Irit Bar-Kochva
    Edmond J Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel Electronic address
    J Exp Child Psychol 121:12-27. 2014
    ..These results suggest that, apart from phonological memory, the cognitive skills tested in this study serve as a common cognitive infrastructure in reading orthographies varying in spelling-sound transparency. ..
  19. pmc Reading proficiency and adaptability in orthographic processing: an examination of the effect of type of orthography read on brain activity in regular and dyslexic readers
    Irit Bar-Kochva
    Edmond J Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Haifa, Israel
    PLoS ONE 9:e86016. 2014
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  20. ncbi Can reading rate acceleration improve error monitoring and cognitive abilities underlying reading in adolescents with reading difficulties and in typical readers?
    Tzipi Horowitz-Kraus
    The Edmond J Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, Faculty of Education, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel Pediatric Neuroimaging Research Consortium, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, United States Electronic address
    Brain Res 1544:1-14. 2014
    ..We suggest that ERN is a good candidate for use as a measurement in evaluating the effect of reading training in typical and disabled readers. ..
  21. ncbi Speed of phonological and orthographic processing as factors in dyslexia: electrophysiological evidence
    Zvia Breznitz
    Laboratory for Neurocognitive Research, Faculty of Education, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Israel
    Genet Soc Gen Psychol Monogr 129:183-206. 2003
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