Daphne Bavelier

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Brain plasticity through the life span: learning to learn and action video games
    Daphne Bavelier
    Department of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Geneva, 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland
    Annu Rev Neurosci 35:391-416. 2012
  2. pmc Encoding, rehearsal, and recall in signers and speakers: shared network but differential engagement
    D Bavelier
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627 0268, USA
    Cereb Cortex 18:2263-74. 2008
  3. pmc Children, wired: for better and for worse
    Daphne Bavelier
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Neuron 67:692-701. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Persistent difference in short-term memory span between sign and speech: implications for cross-linguistic comparisons
    Daphne Bavelier
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:1090-2. 2006
  5. pmc Do deaf individuals see better?
    Daphne Bavelier
    Brain and Cognitive Science Department, Meliora Hall, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627 0268, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 10:512-8. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Cross-modal plasticity: where and how?
    Daphne Bavelier
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, Meliora Hall, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Nat Rev Neurosci 3:443-52. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Visual attention to the periphery is enhanced in congenitally deaf individuals
    D Bavelier
    University of Rochester, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Rochester, New York 14627 0268, USA
    J Neurosci 20:RC93. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of early deafness and early exposure to sign language on the cerebral organization for motion processing
    D Bavelier
    Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627 0268, USA
    J Neurosci 21:8931-42. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Positive and negative compatibility effects
    D Bavelier
    University of Rochester, New York, USA
    Percept Psychophys 62:100-12. 2000
  10. pmc Deafness and visual enumeration: not all aspects of attention are modified by deafness
    Peter C Hauser
    Department of Research and Teacher Education, National Technical Institute of the Deaf, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY 14623 5604, USA
    Brain Res 1153:178-87. 2007

Research Grants

  1. REORGANIZATION OF VISUAL FUNCTIONS AFTER EARLY DEAFNESS
    Daphne Bavelier; Fiscal Year: 2001
  2. REORGANIZATION OF VISUAL FUNCTIONS AFTER EARLY DEAFNESS
    Daphne Bavelier; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. REORGANIZATION OF VISUAL FUNCTIONS AFTER EARLY DEAFNESS
    Daphne Bavelier; Fiscal Year: 2009
  4. Visual Learning
    Daphne Bavelier; Fiscal Year: 2009
  5. REORGANIZATION OF VISUAL FUNCTIONS AFTER EARLY DEAFNESS
    Daphne Bavelier; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. Visual Learning: the case of video games
    Daphne Bavelier; Fiscal Year: 2007
  7. Visual Learning
    Daphne Bavelier; Fiscal Year: 2006
  8. Visual Learning
    Daphne Bavelier; Fiscal Year: 2005
  9. REORGANIZATION OF VISUAL FUNCTIONS AFTER EARLY DEAFNESS
    Daphne Bavelier; Fiscal Year: 2004
  10. REORGANIZATION OF VISUAL FUNCTIONS AFTER EARLY DEAFNESS
    Daphne Bavelier; Fiscal Year: 2005

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. doi request reprint Brain plasticity through the life span: learning to learn and action video games
    Daphne Bavelier
    Department of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Geneva, 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland
    Annu Rev Neurosci 35:391-416. 2012
    ..This enhanced learning capacity, termed learning to learn, is considered in light of its computational requirements and putative neural mechanisms...
  2. pmc Encoding, rehearsal, and recall in signers and speakers: shared network but differential engagement
    D Bavelier
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627 0268, USA
    Cereb Cortex 18:2263-74. 2008
    ..This work opens new avenues for understanding similarities and differences in STM performance in signers and speakers...
  3. pmc Children, wired: for better and for worse
    Daphne Bavelier
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Neuron 67:692-701. 2010
    ..Counterintuitive outcomes like these, besides being practically relevant, challenge and eventually lead to refinement of theories concerning fundamental principles of brain plasticity and learning...
  4. ncbi request reprint Persistent difference in short-term memory span between sign and speech: implications for cross-linguistic comparisons
    Daphne Bavelier
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:1090-2. 2006
  5. pmc Do deaf individuals see better?
    Daphne Bavelier
    Brain and Cognitive Science Department, Meliora Hall, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627 0268, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 10:512-8. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Cross-modal plasticity: where and how?
    Daphne Bavelier
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, Meliora Hall, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Nat Rev Neurosci 3:443-52. 2002
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Visual attention to the periphery is enhanced in congenitally deaf individuals
    D Bavelier
    University of Rochester, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Rochester, New York 14627 0268, USA
    J Neurosci 20:RC93. 2000
    ..Thus, enhanced peripheral attention to moving stimuli in the deaf may be mediated by alterations of the connectivity between MT/MST and the parietal cortex, one of the primary centers for spatial representation and attention...
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of early deafness and early exposure to sign language on the cerebral organization for motion processing
    D Bavelier
    Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627 0268, USA
    J Neurosci 21:8931-42. 2001
    ..Together these results highlight the functional and regional specificity of neuroplasticity in humans...
  9. ncbi request reprint Positive and negative compatibility effects
    D Bavelier
    University of Rochester, New York, USA
    Percept Psychophys 62:100-12. 2000
    ..Overall, these experiments indicated that the NCE can be understood as an early perceptual effect, which arises from a conflict between the cues that guide the distribution of attention when the task requires selective attention...
  10. pmc Deafness and visual enumeration: not all aspects of attention are modified by deafness
    Peter C Hauser
    Department of Research and Teacher Education, National Technical Institute of the Deaf, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY 14623 5604, USA
    Brain Res 1153:178-87. 2007
    ..Thus, early deafness does not enhance all facets of visual attention, but rather its effects are quite specific...
  11. pmc Which aspects of visual attention are changed by deafness? The case of the Attentional Network Test
    Matthew W G Dye
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627 0268, USA
    Neuropsychologia 45:1801-11. 2007
    ..These results indicate that not all aspects of visual attention are modified by early deafness, suggesting rather specific effects of cross-modal plasticity...
  12. pmc Ordered short-term memory differs in signers and speakers: implications for models of short-term memory
    Daphne Bavelier
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, Meliora Hall Box 270268, Rochester, NY 14627 0268, USA
    Cognition 107:433-59. 2008
    ..Other factors that may affect STM processes in signers are discussed...
  13. pmc Short-term memory span: insights from sign language
    Mrim Boutla
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627, USA
    Nat Neurosci 7:997-1002. 2004
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  14. ncbi request reprint Action video game modifies visual selective attention
    C Shawn Green
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627, USA
    Nature 423:534-7. 2003
    ..In a fifth experiment, non-players trained on an action video game show marked improvement from their pre-training abilities, thereby establishing the role of playing in this effect...
  15. doi request reprint Changes in search rate but not in the dynamics of exogenous attention in action videogame players
    Bjorn Hubert-Wallander
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, Meliora Hall 0268, Rochester, NY 14627 0268, USA
    Atten Percept Psychophys 73:2399-412. 2011
    ..Interestingly, exogenous cues were found to enhance throughput equivalently between gamers and nongamers, suggesting that not all mechanisms known to enhance throughput are similarly enhanced in action videogamers...
  16. pmc Effect of action video games on the spatial distribution of visuospatial attention
    C Shawn Green
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627 0268, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 32:1465-78. 2006
    ..By establishing the causal role of gaming through training studies, the authors demonstrate that action gaming enhances visuospatial attention throughout the visual field...
  17. pmc Is visual selective attention in deaf individuals enhanced or deficient? The case of the useful field of view
    Matthew W G Dye
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e5640. 2009
    ..Here, we show that, in a complex attentional task, a performance advantage results for deaf individuals...
  18. pmc The neural correlates of statistical learning in a word segmentation task: An fMRI study
    Elisabeth A Karuza
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, Meliora Hall, Box 270268, Rochester, NY 14627, USA Electronic address
    Brain Lang 127:46-54. 2013
    ..The relationship between these findings and prior work on the neural basis of statistical learning is discussed, and parallels to the frontal/subcortical network involved in other forms of implicit sequence learning are considered...
  19. pmc Enhancing the contrast sensitivity function through action video game training
    Renjie Li
    Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department and Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester, New York, USA
    Nat Neurosci 12:549-51. 2009
    ..We found that the very act of action video game playing also enhanced contrast sensitivity, providing a complementary route to eyesight improvement...
  20. ncbi request reprint Changes in the spatial distribution of visual attention after early deafness
    Jason Proksch
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627 0268, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 14:687-701. 2002
    ..We conclude that auditory deprivation from birth leads to compensatory changes within the visual system that enhance attentional processing of the peripheral visual field...
  21. ncbi request reprint Paying attention to neurons with discriminating taste
    Alexandre Pouget
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Neuron 53:473-5. 2007
    ..Instead, the optimal strategy is to boost the activity of neurons that best discriminate between target and distractors, while essentially ignoring the neurons that respond best to the target...
  22. doi request reprint Attentional enhancements and deficits in deaf populations: an integrative review
    Matthew W G Dye
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Center for Visual Sciences and University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 28:181-92. 2010
    ..Rather, selected aspects of visual attention are modified in various ways along the developmental trajectory as a result of early deafness...
  23. ncbi request reprint Components of visual prior entry
    Keith A Schneider
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
    Cogn Psychol 47:333-66. 2003
    ..The results suggest that prior entry effects are primarily caused by sensory facilitation and attentional modifications of the decision mechanism, with only a small part possibly due to an attention-dependent sensory acceleration...
  24. pmc Improved probabilistic inference as a general learning mechanism with action video games
    C Shawn Green
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Curr Biol 20:1573-9. 2010
    ..In addition, this mechanism may serve as a signature of training regimens that are likely to produce transfer of learning...
  25. ncbi request reprint Visual constructive and visual-motor skills in deaf native signers
    Peter C Hauser
    Department of Research and Teacher Education, National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY 14623 5604, USA
    J Deaf Stud Deaf Educ 12:148-57. 2007
    ..Deaf signers were found to perform similarly to hearing controls, suggesting that these tests are valid assessment instruments to use with deaf individuals...
  26. pmc Visual skills and cross-modal plasticity in deaf readers: possible implications for acquiring meaning from print
    Matthew W G Dye
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester NY 14627, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1145:71-82. 2008
    ..We discuss how this may have an influence upon the perceptual processing of written text in deaf students...
  27. ncbi request reprint Reflexive gaze orienting induces the line-motion illusion
    Daphne Bavelier
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Science, Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester, Meliora Hall 0268, Rochester, NY 14627 0268, USA
    Vision Res 42:2817-27. 2002
    ..Although attention may accelerate processing at the attended location, alternative mechanisms by which attention could cause the line-motion illusion are considered...
  28. pmc Play, attention, and learning: how do play and timing shape the development of attention and influence classroom learning?
    James H Hedges
    Brain Trauma Foundation, New York, New York 10007, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1292:1-20. 2013
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Brains on video games
    Daphne Bavelier
    Brain and Vision Lab, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627, USA
    Nat Rev Neurosci 12:763-8. 2011
    ..As research in this area is still in its early days, the contributors of this Viewpoint also discuss several issues and challenges that should be addressed to move the field forward...
  30. pmc Routes to short-term memory indexing: lessons from deaf native users of American Sign Language
    Elizabeth A Hirshorn
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, NY, USA
    Cogn Neuropsychol 29:85-103. 2012
    ..We further argue that the main driving force behind the shifts in relative biasing is a consequence of language modality (sign vs. speech) and the processing they afford, and not deafness, per se...
  31. ncbi request reprint Multisensory spatial representations in eye-centered coordinates for reaching
    Alexandre Pouget
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Cognition 83:B1-11. 2002
    ..This finding may reflect the predominant role of vision in human spatial perception...
  32. pmc Removing brakes on adult brain plasticity: from molecular to behavioral interventions
    Daphne Bavelier
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester New York 14627 0268, USA
    J Neurosci 30:14964-71. 2010
    ..Although these mechanisms remain largely uncharted in the human, we consider how they may provide a biological foundation for the remarkable increase in plasticity after action video game play by amblyopic subjects...
  33. pmc Neural correlates of partial lexical activation
    Kathleen Pirog Revill
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:13111-5. 2008
    ..These results provide evidence of activation of a perceptual brain region in response to the semantics of a word while lexical competition is in process and before the word is fully recognized...
  34. doi request reprint Brain plasticity: Paradoxical case of a neurodegenerative disease?
    Pedro Cardoso-Leite
    FAPSE, University of Geneva, 40 bd du Pont d Arve, CH 1205, Geneva, Switzerland
    Curr Biol 22:R884-6. 2012
    ..A thought-provoking new study has found that symptom-free carriers of the neurodegenerative Huntington's disease present a dramatic two-fold acceleration in perceptual learning...
  35. doi request reprint Video game play, attention, and learning: how to shape the development of attention and influence learning?
    Pedro Cardoso-Leite
    aFaculty of Psychology and Educational Science, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland bDepartment of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Meliora Hall, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 27:185-91. 2014
    ..Here, we review how video game play may be leveraged for enhancing attentional control, allowing greater cognitive flexibility and learning and in turn new routes to better address developmental disorders...
  36. ncbi request reprint Auditory lexical decision, categorical perception, and FM direction discrimination differentially engage left and right auditory cortex
    David Poeppel
    Cognitive Neuroscience of Language Laboratory, Department of Linguistics, University of Maryland, 1401 Marie Mount Hall, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Neuropsychologia 42:183-200. 2004
    ..The findings argue for a view in which speech perception is mediated bilaterally in the auditory cortices and that the well-documented lateralization is likely associated with processes subsequent to the auditory analysis of speech...
  37. ncbi request reprint The cortical organization of audio-visual sentence comprehension: an fMRI study at 4 Tesla
    Cheryl M Capek
    Department of Psychology, Brain Development Lab, 1227 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403 1227, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 20:111-9. 2004
    ..These results are discussed in the context of previous neuroimaging results using American Sign Language (ASL)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Human brain plasticity: evidence from sensory deprivation and altered language experience
    Helen Neville
    Psychology Department, 1227 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403 1227, USA
    Prog Brain Res 138:177-88. 2002
    ..Additionally, in the long run, they may contribute to the design of educational and habilitative programs for both normally and abnormally developing children...
  39. ncbi request reprint Motion velocity thresholds in deaf signers: changes in lateralization but not in overall sensitivity
    Craig J Brozinsky
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 21:1-10. 2004
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint A critical period for right hemisphere recruitment in American Sign Language processing
    Aaron J Newman
    Department of Psychology, 1227 University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403 1227, USA
    Nat Neurosci 5:76-80. 2002
    ..This is the first demonstration of a 'sensitive' or 'critical' period for language in an RH structure. This has implications for language acquisition and for understanding age-related changes in neuroplasticity more generally...

Research Grants16

  1. REORGANIZATION OF VISUAL FUNCTIONS AFTER EARLY DEAFNESS
    Daphne Bavelier; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  2. REORGANIZATION OF VISUAL FUNCTIONS AFTER EARLY DEAFNESS
    Daphne Bavelier; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In addition, it will provide insights for the development of environments better suited to deaf individuals' needs. ..
  3. REORGANIZATION OF VISUAL FUNCTIONS AFTER EARLY DEAFNESS
    Daphne Bavelier; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In addition, it will provide insights for the development of environments better suited to deaf individuals' needs. ..
  4. Visual Learning
    Daphne Bavelier; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. REORGANIZATION OF VISUAL FUNCTIONS AFTER EARLY DEAFNESS
    Daphne Bavelier; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, it will provide insights for the development of environments better suited to deaf individuals' needs. ..
  6. Visual Learning: the case of video games
    Daphne Bavelier; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Visual Learning
    Daphne Bavelier; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Visual Learning
    Daphne Bavelier; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. REORGANIZATION OF VISUAL FUNCTIONS AFTER EARLY DEAFNESS
    Daphne Bavelier; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  10. REORGANIZATION OF VISUAL FUNCTIONS AFTER EARLY DEAFNESS
    Daphne Bavelier; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  11. REORGANIZATION OF VISUAL FUNCTIONS AFTER EARLY DEAFNESS
    Daphne Bavelier; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  12. REORGANIZATION OF VISUAL FUNCTIONS AFTER EARLY DEAFNESS
    Daphne Bavelier; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  13. REORGANIZATION OF VISUAL FUNCTIONS AFTER EARLY DEAFNESS
    Daphne Bavelier; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  14. Visual Learning
    Daphne Bavelier; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..