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 Bitan, T., Weiss, Y., Katzir, T., & Truzman,T. (2020). Morphological decomposition compensates for imperfections in phonological decoding. Neural evidence from typical and dyslexic readers of an opaque orthography. Cortex, 130, 172-191. [PDF]

 Ben-Zion, D., Nevat, M., Prior, A., & Bitan, T. (2019). Prior knowledge predicts consolidation time in second language learning. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 2312. [PDF]

 Simic, T., Bitan, T., Turner, G., Chambers, C., Leonard, C., & Rochon, E. (2019). The role of executive control in post-stroke aphasia treatment. Neurospychological Rehabilitation, 10, 1-40. [PDF]

Chu, R., Meltzer, J., & Bitan, T. (2018). Interhemispheric interactions during sentence comprehension in patients with aphasia. Cortex, 109, 74-91. [PDF]

  Nevat, M., Ullman, M.T., Eviatar, Z., Bitan, T. (2018). The role of distributional factors in learning and generalizing affixal plural inflection: An artificial language study. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 33 (9), 1184-1204. [PDF]

Marcotte, K., Laird, L., Bitan, T., Meltzer, J.A., Graham, S.J., Leonard, C., & Rochon, E. (2018). Therapy-induced neuroplasticity in chronic aphasia after phonological component analysis: A matter of intensity. Frontiers in Neurology, section "Stroke", 9, Article 225. [PDF]

 Bitan, T., Simic, T., Saverino, T., Jones, C., Glazer, J., Collela, B., Wiseman-Hakes, C., Green, R., & Rochon, E. (2018). Changes in resting state connectivity following melody-based therapy in a patient with aphasia. Neural Plasticity, Article ID 6214095. [PDF]

Haddad, L., Katzir, T., Weiss, Y., & Bitan, T. (2018). Orthographic transparency enhances morphological segmentation in children reading Hebrew words. Frontiers in Psychology, Language Sciences. 8, 2369. [PDF]

 Adwan-Mansour, J., & Bitan, T. (2017). The effect of stimulus variability on learning and generalization of reading in a novel script. Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research, 60(10), 2840-2851. [PDF]

 Bitan, T., Kaftory, A., Leib, A., Eviatar, Z., & Peleg, O. (2017). Phonological ambiguity modulates resolution of semantic ambiguity during reading: An fMRI study. Neuropsychology, 31(7), 759-777. [PDF]

Nevat, M., Ullman, M., Eviatar, Z., & Bitan, T. (2017). The neural bases of the learning and generalization of morphological inflection. Neuropsychologia, 98, 139-155. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2016.08.026.[PDF]

Dronjic V., & Bitan T. (2016). Reading Brain and Cognition. In: X. Chen, V. Dronjic and R. Helms-Park (Eds.). Reading in a second language: Cognitive and psycholinguistic issues (Ch. 2, 32–69). NY: Routledge.

Weiss, Y. Katzir, T., & 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.

Dronjic V., & Bitan T. (2016). 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., & Bitan, T.  (2015). Many ways to read your vowels - neural processing of diacritics and vowel letters in Hebrew. NeuroImage,121, 10-19. [PDF

Weiss, Y., Katzir, T., & 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., & Booth J.R. (2012). Offline improvement in learning to read a novel orthography depends on direct letter instruction. Cognitive Science, 36(5), 896-918. [PDF]

Sadeh, T., Maril, A.  Bitan, T., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & Booth J.R. (2008). Sex differences in neural processing of language among children. Neuropsychologia, 46(5), 1349-1362. [PDF]

Booth, J.R.  Mehdiratta, N., Burman D.D., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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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