Usha Goswami

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Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Neuroscience and education: from research to practice?
    Usha Goswami
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 2PQ, UK
    Nat Rev Neurosci 7:406-11. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint The brain in the classroom? The state of the art
    Usha Goswami
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, UK
    Dev Sci 8:467-9. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Rise time and formant transition duration in the discrimination of speech sounds: the Ba-Wa distinction in developmental dyslexia
    Usha Goswami
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, UK
    Dev Sci 14:34-43. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Universals of reading: developmental evidence for linguistic plausibility
    Usha Goswami
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EB, United Kingdom
    Behav Brain Sci 35:287-8. 2012
  5. pmc Differential entrainment of neuroelectric delta oscillations in developmental dyslexia
    Fruzsina Soltész
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e76608. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Perception of patterns of musical beat distribution in phonological developmental dyslexia: significant longitudinal relations with word reading and reading comprehension
    Usha Goswami
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Cortex 49:1363-76. 2013
  7. doi request reprint A temporal sampling framework for developmental dyslexia
    Usha Goswami
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, Downing St, Cambridge, UK, CB2 3EB
    Trends Cogn Sci 15:3-10. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint The foundations of psychological understanding
    Usha Goswami
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, UK
    Dev Sci 9:545-50. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Sensorimotor impairments in dyslexia: getting the beat
    Usha Goswami
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, UK
    Dev Sci 9:257-9; discussion 265-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint The effects of spelling consistency on phonological awareness: a comparison of English and German
    Usha Goswami
    Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 2PQ, UK
    J Exp Child Psychol 92:345-65. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Neuroscience and education: from research to practice?
    Usha Goswami
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 2PQ, UK
    Nat Rev Neurosci 7:406-11. 2006
    ..Some of these contain alarming amounts of misinformation, yet such packages are being used in many schools. What, if anything, can neuroscientists do to help good neuroscience into education?..
  2. ncbi request reprint The brain in the classroom? The state of the art
    Usha Goswami
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, UK
    Dev Sci 8:467-9. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Rise time and formant transition duration in the discrimination of speech sounds: the Ba-Wa distinction in developmental dyslexia
    Usha Goswami
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, UK
    Dev Sci 14:34-43. 2011
    ..The results explain why phonetic discrimination may be allophonic in developmental dyslexia (Serniclaes et al., 2004), and suggest new avenues for the remediation of developmental dyslexia...
  4. doi request reprint Universals of reading: developmental evidence for linguistic plausibility
    Usha Goswami
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EB, United Kingdom
    Behav Brain Sci 35:287-8. 2012
    ..Orthographic knowledge gained through spelling affects reading, and vice versa. Developmental data support Frost's claim that letter-coding flexibility reflects the optimization of encoding resources in a highly developed system...
  5. pmc Differential entrainment of neuroelectric delta oscillations in developmental dyslexia
    Fruzsina Soltész
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e76608. 2013
    ..Additionally, the instantaneous phase of prestimulus delta oscillation predicted behavioural responding (response time) for control participants only. ..
  6. doi request reprint Perception of patterns of musical beat distribution in phonological developmental dyslexia: significant longitudinal relations with word reading and reading comprehension
    Usha Goswami
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Cortex 49:1363-76. 2013
    ..2011). Performance in the musical task was most strongly associated with the auditory processing of rise time, even though beat structure was varied by manipulating the duration of the musical notes...
  7. doi request reprint A temporal sampling framework for developmental dyslexia
    Usha Goswami
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, Downing St, Cambridge, UK, CB2 3EB
    Trends Cogn Sci 15:3-10. 2011
    ..A conceptual framework based on oscillations that entrain to sensory input also has implications for other sensory theories of dyslexia, offering opportunities for integrating a diverse and confusing experimental literature...
  8. ncbi request reprint The foundations of psychological understanding
    Usha Goswami
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, UK
    Dev Sci 9:545-50. 2006
    ..The centrality of intention-reading skills to both language and social cognition is highlighted...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sensorimotor impairments in dyslexia: getting the beat
    Usha Goswami
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, UK
    Dev Sci 9:257-9; discussion 265-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint The effects of spelling consistency on phonological awareness: a comparison of English and German
    Usha Goswami
    Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 2PQ, UK
    J Exp Child Psychol 92:345-65. 2005
    ..Similar developmental effects were indeed observed in prereaders, but differential effects had emerged within the first year of reading instruction...
  11. ncbi request reprint The development of reading across languages
    Usha Goswami
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, UK
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1145:1-12. 2008
    ..It is argued that these cross-language data can be explained by a psycholinguistic grain size theory of reading and its development, as proposed by Ziegler and Goswami...
  12. doi request reprint Language-universal sensory deficits in developmental dyslexia: English, Spanish, and Chinese
    Usha Goswami
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:325-37. 2011
    ..They also suggest that novel remediation strategies on the basis of rhythm and music may offer benefits for phonological and linguistic development...
  13. doi request reprint Music, rhythm, rise time perception and developmental dyslexia: perception of musical meter predicts reading and phonology
    Martina Huss
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, UK
    Cortex 47:674-89. 2011
    ..Here we investigate the hypothesis that the accurate perception of musical metrical structure is related to basic auditory perception of rise time, and also to phonological and literacy development in children...
  14. doi request reprint Reduced phase locking to slow amplitude modulation in adults with dyslexia: an MEG study
    Jarmo A Hämäläinen
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EB, UK
    Neuroimage 59:2952-61. 2012
    ..The results suggest that oscillatory phase locking mechanisms for slower temporal modulations are atypical in developmental dyslexia...
  15. doi request reprint Rhythmic motor entrainment in children with speech and language impairments: tapping to the beat
    Kathleen H Corriveau
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 8PQ, UK
    Cortex 45:119-30. 2009
    ..The severity of impairment in paced tapping was linked to language and literacy outcomes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Rhythmic processing in children with developmental dyslexia: auditory and motor rhythms link to reading and spelling
    Jennifer M Thomson
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 2PQ, UK
    J Physiol Paris 102:120-9. 2008
    ..In regression analyses, paced finger tapping explained unique variance in reading and spelling. An interpretation based on the importance of rhythmic timing for both motor skills and language development is proposed...
  17. doi request reprint Auditory sensory deficits in developmental dyslexia: a longitudinal ERP study
    Gabor Stefanics
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK
    Neuroimage 57:723-32. 2011
    ..Several other effects of stimulus type, age and laterality were also observed. Our data suggest that neuronal responses underlying some aspects of auditory sensory processing may be impaired in dyslexia...
  18. doi request reprint N1, P2 and T-complex of the auditory brain event-related potentials to tones with varying rise times in adults with and without dyslexia
    Jarmo A Hämäläinen
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, UK
    Int J Psychophysiol 81:51-9. 2011
    ..Frontocentral N1 and P2 did not show group effects. Enhanced Tb amplitude that is modulated by rise time could indicate altered neural networks at the lateral surface of the superior temporal gyrus in adults with dyslexia...
  19. doi request reprint Phonological awareness, vocabulary, and reading in deaf children with cochlear implants
    Carol Johnson
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PQ, United Kingdom
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 53:237-61. 2010
    ..To explore the phonological awareness skills of deaf children with cochlear implants (CIs) and relationships with vocabulary and reading development...
  20. ncbi request reprint Basic auditory processing skills and specific language impairment: a new look at an old hypothesis
    Kathleen Corriveau
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 50:647-66. 2007
    ..To explore the sensitivity of children with specific language impairment (SLI) to amplitude-modulated and durational cues that are important for perceiving suprasegmental speech rhythm and stress patterns...
  21. ncbi request reprint Auditory processing skills and phonological representation in dyslexic children
    Ulla Richardson
    Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, UK
    Dyslexia 10:215-33. 2004
    ..It is argued that developmentally, amplitude envelope cues may be primary in establishing well-specified phonological representations, as these cues should yield important rhythmic and syllable-level information about speech...
  22. doi request reprint Audiovisual perception of noise vocoded speech in dyslexic and non-dyslexic adults: the role of low-frequency visual modulations
    Odette Megnin-Viggars
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, UK
    Brain Lang 124:165-73. 2013
    ..Possible underlying mechanisms are discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Neuroscience and education
    Usha Goswami
    Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, UK
    Br J Educ Psychol 74:1-14. 2004
    ..It seems timely, therefore, to consider how we might implement our increased understanding of brain development and brain function to explore educational questions...
  24. ncbi request reprint A role for amplitude modulation phase relationships in speech rhythm perception
    Victoria Leong
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 136:366. 2014
    ..It is concluded that the Stress-Syllable AM phase relationship is an envelope-based modulation statistic that supports speech rhythm perception. ..
  25. pmc Assessment of rhythmic entrainment at multiple timescales in dyslexia: evidence for disruption to syllable timing
    Victoria Leong
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK Electronic address
    Hear Res 308:141-61. 2014
    ..These syllable timing deficits could contribute to the atypical development of phonological representations for spoken words, the central cognitive characteristic of developmental dyslexia across languages...
  26. pmc Neural entrainment to rhythmically presented auditory, visual, and audio-visual speech in children
    Alan James Power
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge Cambridge, UK
    Front Psychol 3:216. 2012
    ..In particular, a method for assessing neural entrainment and cross-modal phase resetting would be useful for exploring developmental learning difficulties thought to involve temporal sampling, such as dyslexia...
  27. ncbi request reprint Synesthesia and number cognition in children
    Jennifer A K Green
    Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 2PQ, UK
    Cognition 106:463-73. 2008
    ..Synesthesia in children may thus have important consequences for certain aspects of numerical cognition...
  28. pmc Phonological processing in deaf signers and the impact of age of first language acquisition
    Mairead MacSweeney
    Behavioural and Brain Sciences Unit, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Neuroimage 40:1369-79. 2008
    ..This is the first neuroimaging demonstration that age of first language acquisition has implications not only for the neural systems supporting the first language, but also for networks supporting languages learned subsequently...
  29. ncbi request reprint Similarity relations among spoken words: the special status of rimes in English
    Bruno De Cara
    University College London, London, England
    Behav Res Methods Instrum Comput 34:416-23. 2002
    ..The resultant database can be used as a tool for controlling and selecting stimuli when the role of lexical neighborhoods in phonological development and speech processing is examined...
  30. ncbi request reprint Phonological neighbourhood density: effects in a rhyme awareness task in five-year-old children
    Bruno De Cara
    University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France
    J Child Lang 30:695-710. 2003
    ..This suggests that vocabulary acquisition and consequent neighbourhood density effects are indeed one source of the emergence of phonological awareness skills in pre-readers...
  31. ncbi request reprint Reading acquisition, developmental dyslexia, and skilled reading across languages: a psycholinguistic grain size theory
    Johannes C Ziegler
    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and Université de Provence, Marseille, France
    Psychol Bull 131:3-29. 2005
    ..The authors develop a novel theoretical framework to explain these cross-language data, which they label a psycholinguistic grain size theory of reading and its development...
  32. ncbi request reprint Phonological awareness in deaf children who use cochlear implants
    Deborah James
    School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 48:1511-28. 2005
    ..CI use affords some benefit to the development of phonological awareness. The results from this study indicate that this enhancement is first observable at the syllable level...
  33. ncbi request reprint Phonological similarity neighborhoods and children's short-term memory: typical development and dyslexia
    Jennifer M Thomson
    Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, England
    Mem Cognit 33:1210-9. 2005
    ..We report significant rime neighborhood density effects for serial recall of both words and nonwords, for both dyslexic and typically developing children...
  34. ncbi request reprint Becoming literate in different languages: similar problems, different solutions
    Johannes C Ziegler
    Laboratoire de Psychologie Cognitive, CNRS and University of Provence, France
    Dev Sci 9:429-36. 2006
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  35. ncbi request reprint Phonological awareness, vocabulary, and word reading in children who use cochlear implants: does age of implantation explain individual variability in performance outcomes and growth?
    Deborah James
    Institute of Health and Society, School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences, Newcastle University, King George VI Building, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, UK
    J Deaf Stud Deaf Educ 13:117-37. 2008
    ..There was wide individual variation in performance and growth in the CI users. Two participants with the best overall development were both fitted with an implant late in childhood...
  36. ncbi request reprint In the beginning was the rhyme? A reflection on Hulme, Hatcher, Nation, Brown, Adams, and Stuart (2002)
    Usha Goswami
    Behavioural and Brain Sciences Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Exp Child Psychol 82:47-57; discussion 58-64. 2002
    ..For English, however, both "large" and "small" units are important for the successful acquisition of literacy...
  37. ncbi request reprint Deficits in beat perception and dyslexia: evidence from French
    Mathilde Muneaux
    Laboratoire de Psychologie Cognitive, CNRS and Université de Provence, Case 66, 3 Place Victor Hugo, 13331 Marseille Cedex 3, France
    Neuroreport 15:1255-9. 2004
    ..The results suggest that deficits in the perception of cues important for speech rhythm may be universal in developmental dyslexia...
  38. pmc Amplitude envelope onsets and developmental dyslexia: A new hypothesis
    Usha Goswami
    Institute of Child Health, University College London, London WC1N 1EH, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:10911-6. 2002
    ..A possible causal explanation dependent on perceptual-center detection and the onset-rime representation of syllables is discussed...