Barbara Landau

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Objects, motions, and paths: spatial language in children with Williams syndrome
    Barbara Landau
    Department of Cognitive Science, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 23:105-37. 2003
  2. pmc Spatial representation across species: geometry, language, and maps
    Barbara Landau
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 19:12-9. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Object recognition with severe spatial deficits in Williams syndrome: sparing and breakdown
    Barbara Landau
    Department of Cognitive Science, Krieger Hall, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Cognition 100:483-510. 2006
  4. pmc Normal susceptibility to visual illusions in abnormal development: evidence from Williams syndrome
    Melanie Palomares
    Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 20874, USA
    Perception 38:186-99. 2009
  5. pmc Visuospatial interpolation in typically developing children and in people with Williams Syndrome
    Melanie Palomares
    Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 North Charles Street, Ames Hall, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Vision Res 48:2439-50. 2008
  6. pmc Multiple object tracking in people with Williams syndrome and in normally developing children
    Kirsten O'Hearn
    Department of Cognitive Science, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Psychol Sci 16:905-12. 2005
  7. pmc Geometric and featural systems, separable and combined: Evidence from reorientation in people with Williams syndrome
    Katrina Ferrara
    Department of Cognitive Science, Johns Hopkins University, United States Electronic address
    Cognition 144:123-33. 2015
  8. pmc Mathematical skill in individuals with Williams syndrome: evidence from a standardized mathematics battery
    Kirsten O'Hearn
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Brain Cogn 64:238-46. 2007
  9. pmc Orientation perception in Williams Syndrome: discrimination and integration
    Melanie Palomares
    Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 20874, USA
    Brain Cogn 70:21-30. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Starting at the end: the importance of goals in spatial language
    Laura Lakusta
    Department of Cognitive Science, Johns Hopkins University, Krieger Hall, 3400 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Cognition 96:1-33. 2005

Research Grants

  1. DEVELOPMENT OF SPEECH PERCEPTION CAPACITIES
    Barbara Landau; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. Conference on Spatial Language and Spatial Cognition
    Barbara Landau; Fiscal Year: 2003
  3. Spatial Representation in Williams Syndrome
    Barbara Landau; Fiscal Year: 2009

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Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Objects, motions, and paths: spatial language in children with Williams syndrome
    Barbara Landau
    Department of Cognitive Science, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 23:105-37. 2003
    ..These findings have implications for the relationship between spatial language and other aspects of spatial cognition...
  2. pmc Spatial representation across species: geometry, language, and maps
    Barbara Landau
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 19:12-9. 2009
    ..The capacity to reorient using geometry is present in humans by the age of 18 months...
  3. ncbi request reprint Object recognition with severe spatial deficits in Williams syndrome: sparing and breakdown
    Barbara Landau
    Department of Cognitive Science, Krieger Hall, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Cognition 100:483-510. 2006
    ....
  4. pmc Normal susceptibility to visual illusions in abnormal development: evidence from Williams syndrome
    Melanie Palomares
    Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 20874, USA
    Perception 38:186-99. 2009
    ..Moreover, these results suggest that implicit and non-implicit integration of spatial information have different vulnerabilities in abnormal development...
  5. pmc Visuospatial interpolation in typically developing children and in people with Williams Syndrome
    Melanie Palomares
    Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 North Charles Street, Ames Hall, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Vision Res 48:2439-50. 2008
    ..We hypothesize that WS individuals and young children can use stimulus-driven grouping cues for bottom-up integration, but have immature mechanisms for top-down integration of spatial information...
  6. pmc Multiple object tracking in people with Williams syndrome and in normally developing children
    Kirsten O'Hearn
    Department of Cognitive Science, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Psychol Sci 16:905-12. 2005
    ..Error analysis revealed that all groups had "slippery" indexes, falsely identifying target neighbors, and further suggested that people with Williams syndrome deploy fewer indexes than do people without this disorder...
  7. pmc Geometric and featural systems, separable and combined: Evidence from reorientation in people with Williams syndrome
    Katrina Ferrara
    Department of Cognitive Science, Johns Hopkins University, United States Electronic address
    Cognition 144:123-33. 2015
    ..Given brain abnormalities in regions supporting the two kinds of information, our findings suggest that the co-operation of the two systems is functionally altered in this genetic syndrome. ..
  8. pmc Mathematical skill in individuals with Williams syndrome: evidence from a standardized mathematics battery
    Kirsten O'Hearn
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Brain Cogn 64:238-46. 2007
    ..These findings add to evidence that components of mathematical knowledge may be differentially damaged in developmental disorders...
  9. pmc Orientation perception in Williams Syndrome: discrimination and integration
    Melanie Palomares
    Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 20874, USA
    Brain Cogn 70:21-30. 2009
    ..These may reflect largely separate visuospatial mechanisms...
  10. ncbi request reprint Starting at the end: the importance of goals in spatial language
    Laura Lakusta
    Department of Cognitive Science, Johns Hopkins University, Krieger Hall, 3400 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Cognition 96:1-33. 2005
    ..g. 'give' vs. 'get'). The results are discussed in terms of non-linguistic foundations of spatial language and the linguistic mapping biases that arise when we describe what we see...
  11. doi request reprint Vision for perception and vision for action: normal and unusual development
    Daniel D Dilks
    Department of Cognitive Science, Johns Hopkins University, USA
    Dev Sci 11:474-86. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that the 'how' system may be relatively slow to develop and more vulnerable to breakdown than the 'what' system...
  12. doi request reprint More than meets the eye: the role of language in binding and maintaining feature conjunctions
    BANCHIAMLACK DESSALEGN
    Cognitive Science Department, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:189-95. 2008
    ..The relation between children's matching performance and their long-term knowledge of directional terms suggests two distinct mechanisms by which language can temporarily bridge delays, providing more stable representations...
  13. pmc Spatial Language and the Embedded Listener Model in Parents' Input to Children
    Katrina Ferrara
    Department of Cognitive Science, Johns Hopkins University
    Cogn Sci 40:1877-1910. 2016
    ..The results provide evidence for an embedded listener model in the domain of spatial language and indicate conditions under which the ability to model listener knowledge may be more challenging...
  14. pmc Quantitative analysis of gray and white matter in Williams syndrome
    Andreia Vasconcellos Faria
    The Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Neuroreport 23:283-9. 2012
    ..These findings may be linked to the uneven cognitive profile evident in Williams syndrome...
  15. ncbi request reprint Motion processing specialization in Williams syndrome
    Jason E Reiss
    Department of Psychology, University of Delaware, Newark, 19716, USA
    Vision Res 45:3379-90. 2005
    ..The nature of the motion deficit is considered, including the implications for WS dorsal/ventral processing...
  16. ncbi request reprint Spatial breakdown in spatial construction: evidence from eye fixations in children with Williams syndrome
    James E Hoffman
    Department of Psychology, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    Cogn Psychol 46:260-301. 2003
    ..Moreover, estimates of the errors in representing the identity and location of model blocks derived from Experiment 2 provided a good account of the observed errors in the block construction task of Experiment 1...
  17. ncbi request reprint Intact perception of biological motion in the face of profound spatial deficits: Williams syndrome
    Heather Jordan
    Department of Psychology, University of Delaware, Newark 19716, USA
    Psychol Sci 13:162-7. 2002
    ..They provide the first evidence of selective sparing of a specialized spatial system in individuals with a known genetic impairment...
  18. ncbi request reprint Figure copying in Williams syndrome and normal subjects
    Maria Alexandra Georgopoulos
    Brain Sciences Center, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Exp Brain Res 157:137-46. 2004
    ..These findings indicate that the principles guiding copying are similar in the two groups and suggest that WS is a case of developmental rather than deviance disorder...

Research Grants3

  1. DEVELOPMENT OF SPEECH PERCEPTION CAPACITIES
    Barbara Landau; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  2. Conference on Spatial Language and Spatial Cognition
    Barbara Landau; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  3. Spatial Representation in Williams Syndrome
    Barbara Landau; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This understanding can afford insights to the applied community which depends on such research to develop interventions. ..