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Nevat, M., Ullman, M., Eviatar, Z. and Bitan, T.  The neural bases of the learning and generalization of morphological inflection (in press). [PDF]

Weiss, Y. Katzir, T. and Bitan, T. (2016).  When transparency is opaque: Effects of diacritic marks and vowel letters on dyslexic Hebrew readers. Cortex, 83, 145-159. [PDF]

Karawani, H., Bitan, T., Attias, J., & Banai, K. (2016). Auditory perceptual learning in adults with and without age-related hearing loss. Frontiers in Psychology, 6.

Weiss, Y. Katzir, T. and Bitan, T.  (2015). Many ways to read your vowels - neural processing of diacritics and vowel letters in Hebrew. NeuroImage121, 10-19. [PDF]

Dronjic V. and Bitan T. (in press). Reading Brain and Cognition. In: X. Chen, V. Dronjic and R. Helms-Park (Eds.). Reading in a second language: Cognitive and psycholinguistic issues. Routledge.  

Weiss, Y., Katzir, T. and Bitan, T. (2015). The effects of orthographic transparency and familiarity on reading Hebrew words in adults with and without dyslexia. Annals of Dyslexia, 65(2), 84-102. [PDF]

Bitan T. and Booth J.R. (2012) Offline improvement in learning to read a novel orthography depends on direct letter instruction. Cognitive Science, 36(5). [PDF]

Sadeh, T., Maril, A.  Bitan, T. and Goshen-Gottstein, Y. (2012). Putting Humpty Together and Pulling Him Apart:  Accessing and Unbinding the Hippocampal Item-Context Engram. NeuroImage, 60, 808-817. IF=5.937 (selected by the Member of the Faculty of 1000 (F1000), as one of the top 2% of published articles in biology and medicine. http://f1000.com). [PDF]

Liu L., Vira,A., Friedman, E.B., Minus, J. Bolger, D.J. Bitan, T. Booth, J.R.. (2010) Children with reading disability show brain differences in effective connectivity for reading, but not listening comprehension. PLoS One 5(10). e13492. 1-11. [PDF]

Cao, F., Khalid, K., Zaveri, R., Bolger, D. J., Bitan, T., & Booth, J. R. (2010). Neural correlates of priming effects in children during spoken word processing with orthographic demands. Brain and Language, 114(2), 80-89. [PDF]

Desroches, A.S., Cone, N.E., Bolger, D.J., Bitan, T., Burman, D.D., & Booth, J.R. (2010). Children with reading difficulties show differences in brain regions associated with orthographic processing during spoken language processing. Brain Research 1356, 73-84. [PDF]

Bitan, T., Lifshits A., Breznitz Z., and Booth, J.R. (2010) Bidirectional connectivity between hemispheres occur at multiple levels in language processing, but depends on sex. Journal of Neuroscience, 30(35):11576 –11585. [PDF]

Bitan, T., Cheon, J., Lu, D., Burman, D.D., and Booth, J.R. (2009) Developmental increase in top-down and bottom-up processing in a phonological task: An effective connectivity, fMRI study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 21, 6, 1-11. [PDF]

Cao, F., Bitan, T., Booth, J.R., (2008) Effective brain connectivity in children with reading difficulties during phonological processing. Brain and Language, 107, 91-101. IF=2.641 [PDF]

Cone, N. E. Burman, D.D. Bitan T. and Booth J.R. (2008). Neural correlates of the interaction of phonological and orthographic processing in children during an auditory rhyme decision task. NeuroImage, 41, 623-35. [PDF]

Burman, D.D. Bitan T. and Booth J.R. (2008) Sex differences in neural processing of language among children. Neuropsychologia, Vol 46/5 p 1349-1362. [PDF]

Booth, J.R.  Mehdiratta, N., Burman D.D. and Bitan T. (2008) Developmental increases in effective connectivity to brain regions involved in phonological processing during tasks with orthographic demands. Brain research, 1189, 78-89. [PDF]

Bitan T., Cheon J., Lu, D., Burman, D.D., Gitelman, D.R. Mesulam M.M., and Booth J.R. (2007). Developmental changes in activation and connectivity in phonological processing NeuroImage 38, 564-575. [PDF]

Bitan T., Burman D., Chou T., Lu D., Cone, N.E. Cao, F. Bigio J.D. and Booth J.R., (2007). The interaction between orthographic and phonological information in children: an fMRI study. Human Brain Mapping, 28 (9), 880-892. [PDF]

Booth J.R., Cho S., Burman D.D. and Bitan T. (2007). Neural correlates of mapping from phonology to orthography in children performing an auditory spelling task. Developmental Science, 10 (4): 441-51. [PDF]

Booth, J.R., Wood L., Lu D., Houk J.C. and Bitan T. The role of the basal ganglia and cerebellum in language processing (2007). Brain Research, 1133, 136-144. [PDF]

Booth, J.R., Bebko, G., Burman, D.D. and Bitan T. (2007). Children with reading disorder show modality independent brain abnormalities during semantic tasks. Neuropsychologia, 45, 775-783. [PDF]

Chou T., Booth J.R., Bitan T., Burman D., Bigio J.D. Cone N.E., Lu D., and Cao F. (2006) Developmental and skill effects on the neural correlates of semantic processing to visually presented words. Human Brain Mapping, 27 (11) 915-924. [PDF]

Bitan T., Burman D.D., Lu D., Cone, N.E. Gitelman D. R. and Mesulam M-M. Booth J.R., (2006). Weaker top-down modulation from the left inferior frontal gyrus in children. NeuroImage 33, 991-998. [PDF]

Cao F. Booth J.R., Bitan T., Burman D., and Chou T. (2006) Deficient Orthographic and phonological representations in developmental dyslexics, revealed by brain activation patterns. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 47:10, 1041-1050. [PDF]

Chou T., Booth J.R., Burman D., Bitan T.,Lu D., Cone N.E. and Bigio J.D, (2006). Developmental changes in the neural correlates of semantic processing. NeuroImage 29, 1141-1149. [PDF]

Bitan T., Booth J.R., Choy J.J. Burman D.D., Gitelman D. R. and Mesulam M-M. (2005). Shifts of Effective Connectivity within a Language Network during Rhyming and Spelling. Journal of Neuroscience, 25 (22) 5397-5403. [PDF]

Bitan T., Manor D., Morocz I.A. and Karni A. (2005). Effects of alphabeticality, practice and type of instructions on reading artificial script: an fMRI study, Cognitive Brain Research, 25 (1) 90-106. [PDF]

Karni A., Morocz I.A., Bitan T., Shaul S., Kushnir T. & Breznitz Z. (2005) An fMRI study of the differential effects of word presentation rates ("reading acceleration") on dyslexic readers' brain activity patterns. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 18(2) 197-219. [PDF]

Bitan T. and Karni A. (2004). Procedural and declarative knowledge of word recognition and letter decoding in reading an artificial script. Cognitive Brain Research, 19 (3) 229-243. [PDF]

Bitan T. and Karni A. (2003).  Alphabetical knowledge from whole words training: effects of explicit instruction and implicit experience on learning script segmentation. Cognitive Brain Research, 16, 325-339. [PDF]



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