Chapters in Books

Imaging executive functions in typically and atypically developed children

Horowitz-Kraus, T., Holland, S. K., & Freund, L. (2016). Imaging executive functions in typically and atypically developed children. In Executive Function in Preschool Age Children: Integrating Measurement, Neurodevelopment and Translational Research. APA Press, New York, NY, USA As described in the earlier chapters of this volume, executive functions (EFs) encompass a

The role of executive functions in the reading process

Horowitz-Kraus, T. (2016). The role of executive functions in the reading process. In A. Khateb, & I. Bar-Kochva (Ed). Reading Fluency: Current Insights from Neuro-Cognitive Research and Intervention Studies. Springer, Netherlands. “Executive functions” (EF) is an umbrella term for a set of cognitive abilities that are thought to be controlled by the frontal

The Error Detection Mechanism Among Dyslexic and Skilled Readers: Characterization and Plasticity

Horowitz-Kraus, T. (2012). The error detection mechanism among dyslexic and skilled readers: Characterization and plasticity. In Z. Breznitz, O. Rubinsten, & D. Molfese (eds). Listening to Many Voices: Reading, Writing, Mathematics and the Brain. Springer Publishers, New York, NY, USA. The error detection mechanism, which is part of the human cognitive control system, is