Valerie Shafer

Summary

Affiliation: City University of New York
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Language-specific memory traces of consonants in the brain
    Valerie L Shafer
    Program in Speech and Hearing Sciences, City University of New York, 365 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 18:242-54. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Maturation of mismatch negativity: a scalp current density analysis
    Brett A Martin
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York
    Ear Hear 24:463-71. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological indices of vowel discrimination in late bilinguals
    Carol A Tessel
    The Graduate Ctr CUNY, 365 5th Ave, Speech and Hearing 7th floor, New York, NY 10016
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:2760. 2009
  4. pmc Neural mismatch indices of vowel discrimination in monolingually and bilingually exposed infants: does attention matter?
    Valerie L Shafer
    The Graduate Center, City University of New York, New York, NY, United States
    Neurosci Lett 526:10-4. 2012
  5. pmc Evidence of deficient central speech processing in children with specific language impairment: the T-complex
    Valerie L Shafer
    The Graduate Center, City University of New York, NY 10016, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:1137-55. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Maturation of speech discrimination in 4- to 7-yr-old children as indexed by event-related potential mismatch responses
    Valerie L Shafer
    The Graduate School and University Center, The City University of New York, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Ear Hear 31:735-45. 2010
  7. pmc Neurophysiological indices of attention to speech in children with specific language impairment
    Valerie L Shafer
    Speech and Hearing Sciences, The Graduate Center, CUNY, NY, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:1230-43. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Neurophysiological indexes of speech processing deficits in children with specific language impairment
    Valerie L Shafer
    Program in Hearing Sciences, City University of New York, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:1168-80. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological indices of brain activity to "the" in discourse
    Valerie L Shafer
    City University of New York and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Program in Speech and Hearing Sciences, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Brain Lang 93:277-97. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Electrophysiological indices of discrimination of long-duration, phonetically similar vowels in children with typical and atypical language development
    Hia Datta
    The Graduate Center, City University of New York, Speech Language Hearing Sciences, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 53:757-77. 2010

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Language-specific memory traces of consonants in the brain
    Valerie L Shafer
    Program in Speech and Hearing Sciences, City University of New York, 365 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 18:242-54. 2004
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  2. ncbi request reprint Maturation of mismatch negativity: a scalp current density analysis
    Brett A Martin
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York
    Ear Hear 24:463-71. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine maturational changes in the topography of one of these auditory evoked potentials, the mismatch negativity (MMN), using scalp current density (SCD) analysis...
  3. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological indices of vowel discrimination in late bilinguals
    Carol A Tessel
    The Graduate Ctr CUNY, 365 5th Ave, Speech and Hearing 7th floor, New York, NY 10016
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:2760. 2009
    ..Results also suggest that vowel category reshaping is less flexible in adult learners of a second language. The results will be discussed in relation to language usage...
  4. pmc Neural mismatch indices of vowel discrimination in monolingually and bilingually exposed infants: does attention matter?
    Valerie L Shafer
    The Graduate Center, City University of New York, New York, NY, United States
    Neurosci Lett 526:10-4. 2012
    ..These findings substantially advance our understanding of neural indices of speech perception development and show promise for furthering our understanding of bilingual language development...
  5. pmc Evidence of deficient central speech processing in children with specific language impairment: the T-complex
    Valerie L Shafer
    The Graduate Center, City University of New York, NY 10016, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:1137-55. 2011
    ..This paper examined neurophysiological correlates of speech in children with language impairment (LI) and typical language development (TLD) across four experiments using different speech stimuli and tasks...
  6. doi request reprint Maturation of speech discrimination in 4- to 7-yr-old children as indexed by event-related potential mismatch responses
    Valerie L Shafer
    The Graduate School and University Center, The City University of New York, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Ear Hear 31:735-45. 2010
    ..This study examined maturation of mismatch responses (MMRs) to an English vowel contrast (/I/ versus /ε/) in 4- to 7-yr-old children...
  7. pmc Neurophysiological indices of attention to speech in children with specific language impairment
    Valerie L Shafer
    Speech and Hearing Sciences, The Graduate Center, CUNY, NY, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:1230-43. 2007
    ..The aim was to determine whether children with specific language impairment (SLI) differed from children with typical language development (TLD) in their allocation of attention to speech sounds...
  8. ncbi request reprint Neurophysiological indexes of speech processing deficits in children with specific language impairment
    Valerie L Shafer
    Program in Hearing Sciences, City University of New York, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:1168-80. 2005
    ..This pattern of findings indicates that children with SLI have speech perception deficiencies, although the underlying cause may vary...
  9. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological indices of brain activity to "the" in discourse
    Valerie L Shafer
    City University of New York and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Program in Speech and Hearing Sciences, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Brain Lang 93:277-97. 2005
    ..Ignoring the auditory stimuli led to an attenuation of the right LAP, supporting the hypothesis that it is an index of discourse processing...
  10. doi request reprint Electrophysiological indices of discrimination of long-duration, phonetically similar vowels in children with typical and atypical language development
    Hia Datta
    The Graduate Center, City University of New York, Speech Language Hearing Sciences, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 53:757-77. 2010
    ..Shafer, M. Morr, H. Datta, D. Kurtzberg, & R. Schwartz, 2005). They hypothesized that longer vowels would allow for improved speech perception...
  11. pmc Brain responses to filled gaps
    Arild Hestvik
    Ph D Program in Speech and Hearing Sciences, The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, City University of New York, NY 10016, USA
    Brain Lang 100:301-16. 2007
    ..The finding is interpreted as evidence that gap-filling is mediated by structurally predicted empty categories, rather than directly by argument structure operations...
  12. ncbi request reprint English vowel contrast perception on monolingual and bilingual 4- to 7-year olds: Behavioral and neurophysiological evidence
    Yan Yu
    Speech Lang Hearing Sci, the Graduate Ctr, City Univ of New York, New York, NY 10016
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:2776. 2009
    ..Younger children tended to still have a positive MMR that preceded the adult-like negative MMR. Individual patterns of response will be discussed in relation to amount of English versus Spanish exposure...
  13. ncbi request reprint Maturation of mismatch negativity in typically developing infants and preschool children
    Mara L Morr
    Department of Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, Bronx 10461, USA
    Ear Hear 23:118-36. 2002
    ..1) To determine whether an adult-like mismatch negativity (MMN) can be reliably elicited in typically developing awake infants and preschool children, and if so 2) to examine whether maturational changes exist in MMN latencyand amplitude...

Research Grants6

  1. The Neurodevelopmental Basis of Speech Discrimination
    Valerie Shafer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..bilingual) on speech discrimination using brain and behavioral indices of processing of these stimuli. ..
  2. The Neurodevelopmental Basis of Speech Discrimination
    Valerie Shafer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..bilingual) on speech discrimination using brain and behavioral indices of processing of these stimuli. ..