Karen Banai

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Brainstem timing: implications for cortical processing and literacy
    Karen Banai
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    J Neurosci 25:9850-7. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Sensory-based learning disability: Insights from brainstem processing of speech sounds
    Karen Banai
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Int J Audiol 46:524-32. 2007
  3. pmc Perception of speech in noise: neural correlates
    Judy H Song
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:2268-79. 2011
  4. pmc Training to improve hearing speech in noise: biological mechanisms
    Judy H Song
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Cereb Cortex 22:1180-90. 2012
  5. pmc Reading and subcortical auditory function
    Karen Banai
    Department of Communication Sciences, Auditory Neuroscience Lab, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Cereb Cortex 19:2699-707. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Brainstem timing deficits in children with learning impairment may result from corticofugal origins
    Judy H Song
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill, USA
    Audiol Neurootol 13:335-44. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Dyslexia and the failure to form a perceptual anchor
    Merav Ahissar
    Department of Psychology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Nat Neurosci 9:1558-64. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Auditory processing deficits in dyslexia: task or stimulus related?
    Karen Banai
    Department of Neurobiology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Cereb Cortex 16:1718-28. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Patterns of deficit in auditory temporal processing among dyslexic adults
    Gal Ben-Yehudah
    Department of Neurobiology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem 91905, Israel
    Neuroreport 15:627-31. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Poor frequency discrimination probes dyslexics with particularly impaired working memory
    Karen Banai
    Department of Neurobiology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Audiol Neurootol 9:328-40. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Brainstem timing and reading disability
    Karen Banai; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Brainstem timing: implications for cortical processing and literacy
    Karen Banai
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    J Neurosci 25:9850-7. 2005
    ..They also suggest that faulty mechanisms of neural timing at the brainstem may be the biological basis of malfunction in this group...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sensory-based learning disability: Insights from brainstem processing of speech sounds
    Karen Banai
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Int J Audiol 46:524-32. 2007
    ..Further studies are required to determine the functional relationships among abnormal speech-ABR, speech perception, and the pattern of literacy-related and cognitive deficits in LD...
  3. pmc Perception of speech in noise: neural correlates
    Judy H Song
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:2268-79. 2011
    ..e., the formant transition period). Our findings suggest that the subcortical representation of the F(0) in noise contributes to the perception of speech in noisy conditions...
  4. pmc Training to improve hearing speech in noise: biological mechanisms
    Judy H Song
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Cereb Cortex 22:1180-90. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Reading and subcortical auditory function
    Karen Banai
    Department of Communication Sciences, Auditory Neuroscience Lab, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Cereb Cortex 19:2699-707. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Brainstem timing deficits in children with learning impairment may result from corticofugal origins
    Judy H Song
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill, USA
    Audiol Neurootol 13:335-44. 2008
    ..These data are consistent with the view that the auditory deficits in the majority of LD children with abnormal speech-evoked ABR originate from corticofugal modulation of subcortical activity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Dyslexia and the failure to form a perceptual anchor
    Merav Ahissar
    Department of Psychology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Nat Neurosci 9:1558-64. 2006
    ..This hypothesis provides a direct link between D-LDs' high-level difficulties and mechanisms at the level of specific neuronal circuits...
  8. ncbi request reprint Auditory processing deficits in dyslexia: task or stimulus related?
    Karen Banai
    Department of Neurobiology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Cereb Cortex 16:1718-28. 2006
    ..In both cases, the extent of difficulties is determined by the structure of the task rather than by stimulus composition or complexity...
  9. ncbi request reprint Patterns of deficit in auditory temporal processing among dyslexic adults
    Gal Ben-Yehudah
    Department of Neurobiology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem 91905, Israel
    Neuroreport 15:627-31. 2004
    ..The fundamental impairment of the other dyslexic group is difficult to determine because their performance was poor across all intervals...
  10. ncbi request reprint Poor frequency discrimination probes dyslexics with particularly impaired working memory
    Karen Banai
    Department of Neurobiology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Audiol Neurootol 9:328-40. 2004
    ..For these individuals, poor verbal working memory may be the main impediment to success in academic environments...
  11. ncbi request reprint Disabled readers suffer from visual and auditory impairments but not from a specific magnocellular deficit
    Sygal Amitay
    Departments of Neurobiology and Psychology, Interdisciplinary Center for Neural Computation, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    Brain 125:2272-85. 2002
    ..Many RD subjects have more specific perceptual deficits; however, the "magnocellular" level of description did not capture the nature of the perceptual difficulties in any of the RD individuals assessed by us...

Research Grants2

  1. Brainstem timing and reading disability
    Karen Banai; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study will thus result in better understanding of the physiological basis of learning disability and of the organization of the auditory system. ..