Affiliation: Willamette University
- Electrophysiological evidence for attenuated auditory recovery cycles in children with specific language impairmentCourtney Stevens
Department of Psychology, Willamette University, 900 State Street, Salem, OR 97301, USA
Brain Res 1438:35-47. 2012..Taken together, these findings suggest that deficits in the neural representation of rapidly presented auditory stimuli may be one risk factor for atypical language development...
- Atypical auditory refractory periods in children from lower socio-economic status backgrounds: ERP evidence for a role of selective attentionCourtney Stevens
Willamette University, Department of Psychology, 900 State Street, Salem, OR 97301, United States Electronic address
Int J Psychophysiol 95:156-66. 2015..Together, these data indicate that differences in selective attention impact basic aspects of auditory processing in children from lower SES backgrounds. ..
- Integrating community outreach into the undergraduate neuroscience classroomCourtney Stevens
Department of Psychology, Willamette University, Salem, OR 97035
J Undergrad Neurosci Educ 10:A44-9. 2011..The article ends with a set of suggestions addressing common faculty concerns about incorporating community outreach into the undergraduate neuroscience classroom...
- Relative laterality of the N170 to single letter stimuli is predicted by a concurrent neural index of implicit processing of letter namesCourtney Stevens
Willamette University, Department of Psychology, 900 State Street, Salem, OR 97301, USA
Neuropsychologia 51:667-74. 2013..These findings help resolve discrepancies in the existing literature concerning relative laterality of early neural responses to single letters and provide critical baseline data for future developmental neuroimaging studies...
- Examining the role of attention and instruction in at-risk kindergarteners: electrophysiological measures of selective auditory attention before and after an early literacy interventionCourtney Stevens
Willamette University, Salem, OR 97301, USA
J Learn Disabil 46:73-86. 2013..These data indicate that the neural mechanisms of selective attention are atypical in kindergarten children at risk for reading failure but can be improved by effective reading interventions...
- The role of selective attention on academic foundations: a cognitive neuroscience perspectiveCourtney Stevens
Willamette University, 900 State St, Salem, OR 97301, USA
Dev Cogn Neurosci 2:S30-48. 2012..The final section examines the application of these principles to educationally-focused attention-training programs for children...
- Differences in the neural mechanisms of selective attention in children from different socioeconomic backgrounds: an event-related brain potential studyCourtney Stevens
Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, USA
Dev Sci 12:634-46. 2009..Results are discussed in the context of intervention programs aimed at improving attention and self-regulation abilities in children at-risk for school failure...
- Neural mechanisms of selective auditory attention are enhanced by computerized training: electrophysiological evidence from language-impaired and typically developing childrenCourtney Stevens
University of Oregon, USA
Brain Res 1205:55-69. 2008....
- Neurophysiological evidence for selective auditory attention deficits in children with specific language impairmentCourtney Stevens
University of Oregon, Department of Psychology and Institute of Neuroscience, OR 97403, USA
Brain Res 1111:143-52. 2006..Deficits in the effects of selective attention on early sensorineural processing may give rise to the diverse set of sensory and linguistic impairments in SLI children...
- Family-based training program improves brain function, cognition, and behavior in lower socioeconomic status preschoolersHelen J Neville
Brain Development Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:12138-43. 2013..Effect sizes ranged from one-quarter to half of a standard deviation. These results lend impetus to the further development and broader implementation of evidence-based education programs that target at-risk families. ..
- Selective auditory attention in 3- to 5-year-old children: an event-related potential studyLisa D Sanders
University of Massachusetts, Department of Psychology, Amherst, 01003, USA
Neuropsychologia 44:2126-38. 2006..Furthermore, they suggest that the neural mechanisms by which selective attention affects auditory processing are remarkably adult-like by this age...
- Emergence of the neural network for reading in five-year-old beginning readers of different levels of pre-literacy abilities: an fMRI studyYoshiko Yamada
Brain Development Laboratory, Department of Psychology, 1227 University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403, USA
Neuroimage 57:704-13. 2011....
- The relationship between executive attention and dissociation in childrenLisa DeMarni Cromer
Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
J Trauma Dissociation 7:135-53. 2006..Consistent with the adult literature, higher levels of childhood dissociation were associated with deficits in tasks requiring inhibition, but not with tasks requiring primarily planning, strategy, or multiple rule sets...
- Neuroplasticity as a double-edged sword: deaf enhancements and dyslexic deficits in motion processingCourtney Stevens
University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
J Cogn Neurosci 18:701-14. 2006....