Conferences

Invited Talks

2020

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (September, 2020). Stimulating the child’s brain using storytelling and dialogic reading. Interacting Brains international al conference: Adult-child interaction from multiple perspective. (organizer and chair, Online) – more details: https://neuroimaging-center.technion.ac.il/interacting-brains-adult-child-interaction-from-multiple-perspectives-online-conference/.
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (August, 2020). The critical role of executive functions in typical and atypical reading development: neurobiological evidence from MRI and EEG studies. Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (DDBP), Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Ohio, USA. (Online) https://youtu.be/JA1XYiaFAoE
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (July, 2020). Talk to me: The brain’s window of opportunity by the age of 3Y. The social enterprise and the series of guides by the Brender-Moss Library for social sciences, managment and education, Tel-Aviv University, Israel. (Hebrew, Online) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4j273H6Vjlk
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (July, 2020). The “How’s” and “Who’s” in Storytelling: Scaffolding the Neural Networks for Reading in Preschoolers through Storytelling: Functional MRI, EEG and Eye Tracking Evidence. European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI), SIG Child Development conference on Learning and Development in Early Childhood. (Online)
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (January, 2020). Dialogic reading and brain development. The Israeli Organization for Pediatrics (Goshen), Leading Tipat-Chalav nurses, Ramat-Gan, Israel.

2019

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (December, 2019). Pediatric Neuroimaging; Opportunities and Challenges. MRI workshop Weismann Institute, Israel.
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (August, 2019). The Racing Game: Neural Circuits Related to Reading Exposure and Training vs Those Related to Screens in Children: Evidence from Neuroimaging Data. IDDRC Research Talk Series, Kennedy Krieger Institution, John’s Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA .
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (April, 2019). Genetic and environmental contributors for early child development. Accelerator for early child development (GROW-HUB). Intel, Haifa, Israel
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (March, 2019). Imaging the present and the future: What does the brain tell us about language development and future outcomes in children? NeuroNICU International Conference, Edmond and Lily Safra Children Hospital, Sheba Medical Center, Israel.
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (March, 2019). Nature and Nature: Environmental effects on Brain development. Brain and Art week, Safra Center for Brain Research (ELSC), Hebrew University and Cinematek, Jerusalem, Israel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JA-Lu1_8Q78&list=PLYq7WW565SZht8l-PGW-yEQjiPAnBnVWG&index=6
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (February, 2019). Brain-environment interaction: Screen exposure in children- neurobiological correlates. Family care conference for therapists and professionals. Sheba (Tel-Hashomer), Israel
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (February, 2019). Reading Brains and Screen Brains: The neuroscience of reading and screen exposures in children. New-York University Colleague of Medicine (invited by Dr Alan Mendelson, Director of Division of Child Development at NYU), NYC, USA.
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (February, 2019). Reading Brains and Screen Brains: The neuroscience of reading and screen exposures in children. Grand Round at State University of New York (SUNY) (invited by Dr Harris Huberman, Director of Division of Child Development at SUNY), Brooklyn, NYC, USA.
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (February, 2019). The effect of Mindfulness training on brain activation of preschool children. Brain-Body-Awareness conference. IDC, Herzeliya, Israel

2018

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (December, 2018). Brain perspective on the pediatric brain in reading and language difficulties and gifted children. The Technion Presidential talk (HANASI), Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (February, 2018). Pediatric Neuroimaging: why and how? Pediatric Neurology Department, Assaf Harofe Hospital, Israel.
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (February, 2018). Bypass surgery: training executive functions and reading abilities. Keynote speaker at Attention conference, IDC, Herzeliya, Israel.
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (January, 2018). Stimulating executive functions in children: neural correlates and behavioral outcomes. Developmental Psychopathology Conference7th international meeting of the Integrated Brain and Behaviour Research Center (IBBRC) Haifa, Israel.

2017-2016

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (September, 2017). The role of executive functions in language and reading development- Improving one affects the other. Guest speaker at Max Plank Institution, Germany (by Prof. Freiderici, A. Leipzig).
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (November, 2016). Executive dysfunction in children with reading difficulties:  Mirroring challenges and abilities using EEG/fMRI. A conference focusing on Learning disabilities, Psychological an Psychiatry Departments, Schneider’s Hospital, Israel (Invited by Prof Nevo, Neurology Department).

International and Professional Conferences

2020

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (March, 2020). Neurobiological Correlates for Environmental Factors Contributing to Future Reading Abilities. Cognitive Neuroscience Society conference, Boston, USA (part of symposium: Moving from a deficit-oriented to a preventive model in education: Examining neural, cognitive and environmental correlates for typical and atypical reading development in early childhood). Symposium organizer and chair, (conference shifted to online format, 2-5th May, 2020).
  • Farah, R., Ozernov-Palchik, O., Gabrieli, J., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (March, 2020). Decreased engagement of cognitive control networks is associated with greater music and better reading in children. Cognitive Neuroscience Society conference, Boston, USA (conference shifted to online format, 2-5th May, 2020).
  • Meisler, M, Ozernov-Palchik, O., Farah, R., Beach, S., Horowitz-Kraus., T., Gabrieli, J. (March, 2020). Musical Training is Associated with Better Reading and Differences in Resting State Functional Connectivity in Adults. Decreased engagement of cognitive control networks is associated with greater music and better reading in children. Cognitive Neuroscience Society conference, Boston, USA (conference shifted to online format, 2-5th May, 2020).

  • Greenwood, P., Scott, E., Dudley, J., Hutton, J., DiFrancesco, M., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (March, 2020). Higher maternal education is related to greater executive functions and decreased functional connectivity between cognitive control networks and reading related regions in children with reading difficulties: an fMRI study. Decreased engagement of cognitive control networks is associated with greater music and better reading in children. Cognitive Neuroscience Society conference, Boston, USA (conference shifted to online format, 2-5th May, 2020).

  • Glukhovsky, N., Farah, R., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (February, 2020). White Matter Patterns Related to Reading and Executive Function Deficits in Children with Developmental Dyslexia: A Diffusion Tensor Imaging Study. Israel Society of Medical and Biomedical Engineering (ISMBE), February 25th-26th, Haifa, Israel.

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (February, 2020). Neurobiology of the Relations between Executive Functions and Screen Exposure in Children. Israel Society of Cognitive Psychology conference, Akko, Israel (Symposium Organizer and Chair).
  • Shlomov, I., Bar, Meri, R., Farah, R., Zivan, M., Glukhovsky, N., Halphin, V., Levitt-Binnun, N., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (February, 2020) Mindfulness Training is related to Improved Executive Functions in Preschool Children: An EEG Study. Israel Society of Cognitive Psychology conference, Akko, Israel.
  • Farah, R., Shchupak, G., Holland, S. K., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (February, 2020). Shorter path length in dorsal attention network while listening to stories in children pre-screen era: a functional connectivity study in the range of 15 years. Israel Society of Cognitive Psychology conference, Akko, Israel.
  • Meiri, R., Farah, R., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (February, 2020). Children with dyslexia utilize both top-down and bottom-up networks equally contextual and isolated words reading. Israel Society of Cognitive Psychology conference, Akko, Israel.
  • Zivan, M., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (February, 2020). Parent-child Joint Reading is Related to Higher Fixations on Print in Preschoolers. Israel Society of Cognitive Psychology conference, Akko, Israel.

  • Hutton, J., Dudley, J., Horowitz-Kraus, T., DeWitt, T., Holland, S. K. (May 2-5, 2020, accepted for presentation). Associations Between Screen Time and Lower Literacy Skills and Cortical Thickness in Preschool-Aged Children”, has been accepted for the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) 2020 Meeting, Philadelphia, PA

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (January, 5th-7th, 2020). Neurobiology of the Relations between Executive Functions and Screen Exposure in Children. Israeli Society for Neuroscience (ISFN). Eilat, Israel
  • Shlomov, I., Bar, S., Meri, R., Farah, F., Zivan, M., Glukhovsky, N., Halphin, V., Levitt-Binnun, N., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (January, 5th-7th, 2020). Mindfulness Training is related to Improved Executive Functions in Preschool Children: An EEG Study. Israeli Society for Neuroscience (ISFN). Eilat, Israel
  • Meri, R., Farah, R., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (January, 5th-7th, 2020). The role of Executive functions in reading comprehension in children with dyslexia: an fMRI study. Israeli Society for Neuroscience (ISFN). Eilat, Israel
  • Glukhovsky, N., Farah, R., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (January, 5th-7th, 2020). The Relations between Reading and Executive Functions Challenges in Children with Developmental Dyslexia: a Diffusion Tensor Imaging Study. Israeli Society for Neuroscience (ISFN). Eilat, Israel.
  • Zivan, M., Bar, S., Meri, M., Shlomov, I., Glukhovsky, N., Halphin, V., Farah, R., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (January, 5th-7th, 2020). Parent-child joint reading is related to higher fixations on the print in preschool children. . Israeli Society for Neuroscience (ISFN). Eilat, Israel.

2019

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (November 8th 2019). Training executive functions to improve reading skill in children with dyslexia. An invited talk in a symposium titled “Can We Improve on Reading Intervention After All These Years: We Say Yes!”. International Dyslexia Association, Portland, Oregon, USA.

  • Greenwood, P., Hutton, J., DiFrancesco, M., Dudley, J., Vannest, J., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (October 19th, 2019). Relations between Socio economic status and reading abilities in children with dyslexia and typical readers. Society for Neuroscience (SFN), Chicago, IL, USA.

  • Farah, R., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (August 30th2019). Cognitive control networks are functionally and structurally connected during narrative comprehension from infancy to 9 years. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience conference (FLUX), New-York City, USA
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (August 30th2019). Executive functions in reading: impairment and plasticity in children with and without dyslexia (Selected for a flash talk). Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience conference (FLUX), New-York City, USA

  • Meri, R., Horowitz-Kraus, T. (July 9th, 2019). The role of Executive functions in reading comprehension in children with dyslexia: an fMRI study. Literacy and Language National Conference, Kiryat Malachi, Israel.

  • Greenwood, P., Hutton, J., Dudley, J., Vannest, J., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (October, 21st, 2019). Relations between Socio economic status and reading abilities in children with dyslexia and typical readers. Accepted for presentation, Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, Illinoi, USA

  • Farah, R., Coalson, B, Schlaggar, B., Petersen, S., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (June 10th, 2019). Children Use Regions in the Visual Processing and Executive Function Networks during a Subsequent Memory Reading Task. Organization of Human Brain Mapping, Rome, Italy.
  • Zivan, Bar, S., Farah, F., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (June 10th, 2019).The Environmental Enemy: Screen exposure related to increased theta/beta and theta/gamma band ratios in preschool-age children. Organization of Human Brain Mapping, Rome, Italy.

  • Hutton, S. J., Dudley, J., Horowitz-Kraus, T., DeWitt, Holland, S. K. (April, 2019). Negative Correlations Between Screen-Based Media Use and Structural Brain Development, Language and Literacy Skills, and Home Cognitive Environment in Preschool-age Children. Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting, April 27-30, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

  • Glukhovksy, N., Farah, R., Horowitz-Kraus, T. (May 27th, 2019). White Matter Patterns Related to Math vs. Reading Challenges in Children with Developmental Dyslexia. 1st Israeli Human Neuroimaging Conference, Hebrew University, May 27th, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Farah, R., Horowitz-Kraus, T. (May 27th 2019). Maternal reading ability and diffusion properties of white matter tracts in pre-school age children. 1st Israeli Human Neuroimaging Conference, Hebrew University, May 27th, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Meri, R., Horowitz-Kraus, T. (May 27th, 2019). The role of Executive functions in reading comprehension in children with dyslexia: an fMRI study. 1st Israeli Human Neuroimaging Conference, Hebrew University, May 27th, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Zivan, M., Bar, S, Jing, X., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (May 27th, 2019). The relations between screen-exposure and altered attentional brain activation in preschool children. 1st Israeli Human Neuroimaging Conference, Hebrew University, May 27th, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Shlomov, I., Levitt-Binnun, N., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (May 27th 2019). Mindfulness Training is related to Improved Executive Functions in Preschool Children: An EEG Study. 1st Israeli Human Neuroimaging Conference, Hebrew University, May 27th, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (May 27th, 2019). Screen Brains: The Relationship between Executive Functions Abilities and Screen Exposure in Children, Session of Brain Development. 1st Israeli Human Neuroimaging Conference, Hebrew University, May 27th, Jerusalem, Israel. Chair and organizer.

  • Farah, R., Tzafrir, H., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (March, 2019). Association between maternal reading ability and fluency and child diffusion properties of language white matter tracts in pre-school age children. Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS), March 24th-27th, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T., & Nachshon, O. (March, 2019). Increased functional connectivity of the right amygdala can interfere with reading and affect emotional state and cognitive control. Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS), March 24th-27th, San Francisco, CA, USA.

  • Twait, E., Radbogin, I., Levit-Binnun, & Horowitz KrausT. (March, 2019). Probing Behavioral and Neurophysiological Effects of a Mindfulness Training on Executive Function and Social Cognition in Preschoolers. Israeli Society for Biological Psychiatry, Annual meeting, March 13-14th, Kfar-Blum, Israel.

  • Hutton, S. J., Dudley, J., Horowitz-Kraus, T., DeWitt, Holland, S. K. (April, 2019). Correlation Between Home Reading Environment and Structural Brain Development in Preschool-age Children. Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting, April 27-30, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (February, 2019). Learning about the developing brain in the eyes of the MR scanner: Functional and structural connectivity in young children. Israel Society of Medical and Biomedical Engineering (ISMBE), February 25th-26th, Haifa, Israel.

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (February, 2019). Who’s in control? Neural circuits related to Executive functions in babies and children and their interaction with language and reading networks. Israel Society of Cognitive Psychology conference, Akko, Israel (Symposium Organizer and Chair)

  • Twait, E., Farah., R., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (January, 2019). Altered functional connectivity of cognitive control networks in children with reading difficulties: an fMRI study. Israeli Society for Neuroscience, Eilat, Israel
  • Farah, R., Zafrir, H., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (January, 2019). Diffusion properties of white matter tracts related to language and cognitive ability from infancy to early childhood. Israeli Society for Neuroscience, Eilat, Israel (Work was selected as one of the top 30 abstracts for a blitz)
  • Twait E, Radbogin, I., Levit-Binnun N., Horowitz-Kraus, T. (January, 2019). Probing Behavioral and Neurophysiological Effects of a Mindfulness Training on Executive Function and Social Cognition in Preschoolers. Israeli Society for Neuroscience, Eilat, Israel
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (January, 2019). The composer: Sub-components of executive control and their relationship to language and reading development in children. Israeli Society for Neuroscience, Eilat, Israel (Symposium Organizer and Chair)
  • Zivan, Z., Bar, S., Farah, R., Hutton, J., Shalev Mevorach, L., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (January, 2019). Screen exposure is related to decreased attention abilities among pre-school children: EEG and behavioral studies. Israeli Society for Neuroscience, Eilat, Israel

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (January, 2019). Reading Development in Children: Imaging Reading Before and After it is Acquired. The Israeli Society for Child Development, Israel Convention Center, Jerusalem, Israel.

2018

  • Twait, E., Farah, R., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (October, 2018). The engagement of cognitive control networks during stories listening from infancy to 9 years: an fMRI study. Social Neuroscience International Conference, Interdisciplinary Center Herzeliya.
  • Zivan, Farah, R., Twait, E., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (October, 2018). The Effect of Dialogic Reading on Cognitive Control Abilities in Preschool Children: An EEG study. Social Neuroscience International Conference, Interdisciplinary Center Herzeliya.
  • Bar, S., Zivan, , Farah, R., & Horowitz-KrausT., (October, 2018). Dialogic Reading Intervention Promotes Social-cognition Abilities in Preschool Children: An Eye-Tracking Study. Social Neuroscience International Conference, Interdisciplinary Center Herzeliya.

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (October, 2018). Neuroplasticity in developmental disorders: the specific case of dyslexia. Next Generation Therapeutics and Technological Approaches for Treatment of Neurodevelopmental and Rare Diseases in Children International Conference. Tel Aviv University https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AM1rymlug2o

  • Merder, S., Wade, S., Horowitz-Kraus, T., Fujiwara, H., Modi, M., Vannest, J. Deficits in Adolescents with Epilepsy: A Resting-State fMRI Connectivity Study). Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference (SPPAC). Will be presented April 2019 in New Orleans.

  • Merder, S., Wade, S., Horowitz-Kraus, T., Fujiwara, H., Modi, M., Vannest, J. (November, 2018). Cortical Thickness Biomarkers for Executive Functioning in Adolescents with Epilepsy. ASHA Convention, Boston, Massachusetts

  • Merder, S., Fujiwara, H., Wade, S., Modi, M., Horowitz-Kraus, T., & Vannest, J. (February, 2018). Cortical thickness biomarkers for executive functioning in adolescents with epilepsy. Ohio Speech and Language Pathology (OSHLA). Ohio, USA

  • Farah, R., Twait, E., Horowitz-Kraus, T. (February, 2018). Stimulating executive functions in children: neural correlates and behavioral outcomes. Stability and Plasticity of Neural Circuits, Sagol Center for Neuroscience, Tel-Aviv University.
  • Twait, E., Farah, R., Horowitz-Kraus, T. (February, 2018). Decreased functional connectivity between networks related to cognitive control and visual and language processing during narrative comprehension in children with reading difficulties: an fMRI study. Stability and Plasticity of Neural Circuits, Sagol Center for Neuroscience, Tel-Aviv University.

  • Hutton, J. S., Lin, L., Kerr, A., Horowitz-Kraus, T., DeWitt, T., Justice, L. (May, 2018). The Reading House: Design and Validation of a Children’s Book for Emergent Literacy Screening and Guidance in 3-4 Year-Old Children. (Platform). Pediatric Academic Societies, Toronto, CA
  • Hutton, J. S., Xu, Y., DeWitt, T., Horowitz-Kraus, T., Ittenbach, R. F. (May, 2018). Assessment of Screen-Based Media Use in Children: Development and Psychometric Refinement of the ScreenQ. Pediatric Academic Societies, Toronto, CA
  • Hutton, S. J., Dudley, J., Horowitz-Kraus, T., DeWitt, Holland, S. K. (May, 2018). Goldilocks Effect? Illustrated Story Format Seems “Just Right” and Animation “Too Hot” for Integration of Functional Brain Networks in Preschool-Age Children. (Platform). Pediatric Academic Societies, Toronto, CA

  • Farahc, R., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (February, 2018). Utilization of Functional MRI, EEG and Eye Tracking to Assess the Effect of a Computerized Training in Children. Israel Society of Biomedical Engineering, Haifa, Israel.

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (March, 2018). Alterations in neural circuits supporting executive functions in children with reading difficulties. Selected for a Blitz presentation. Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Boston, USA
  • Farah, R., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (March, 2018). Functional and structural connectivity of cognitive control networks during narrative comprehension from birth to 9 years. Selected for a Blitz presentation. Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Boston, USA
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (March, 2018). Alterations in neural circuits supporting executive functions in children with reading difficulties. Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Boston, USA
  • Farah, R., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (March, 2018). Functional and structural connectivity of cognitive control networks during narrative comprehension from birth to 9 years. Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Boston, USA

  • Kraus, D., & Horowitz-Krausf, T. (January, 2018). The role of neural circuits related to cognitive control in reading among children with epilepsy: an fMRI study. Annual Conference of the Israel League Against Epilepsy, Herzliya, Israel.

  • Farah, R., Zivan, M., Shamir, N., Bar, S., Twait, E., Horowitz-Kraus, T. (February, 2018). Neural correlates for intrinsic and environmental factors contributing for language and reading development: an fMRI and EEG studies, Israel Society of Cognitive Psychology conference, Akko, Israel

2017

  • Farah, R., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (December, 2017). The role of cognitive control networks in narrative comprehension from birth to 9 years: a developmental task-based functional connectivity study. Selected for a Blitz poster oral presentation. Israeli Society for Neuroscience, Eilat, Israel
  • Shamir, N., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (December, 2017). Dialogic reading intervention is related to improved executive functions in preschool children: an EEG Study. Israeli Society for Neuroscience, Eilat, Israel

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (May, 2017). The Circle of Life: Training executive functions in adults, children, and preschoolers, and back. Cognitive Improvement: Approaches, Mechanisms and Applications conference, Gonda Interdisciplinary Center for Brain Research, Israel.
  • Farah, R., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (May 2017). Increased involvement of cognitive control networks in narrative comprehension from birth to 9 years: a developmental task-based functional connectivity studyCognitive Improvement: Approaches, Mechanisms and Applications conference, Gonda Interdisciplinary Center for Brain Research, Israel.

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T., Holland, S. K., Hutton, J., & Coonts, L. (November 2017). From bench to the classroom: Neurobiology signatures of genetic and environment factors for reading difficulties, diagnosis and treatment symposium, IDA’s 2017 Annual Reading, Literacy and Learning Conference. (Will take place in November 8-11, Atlanta, GA, USA.)

  • Hutton, J., Horowitz-Kraus, T., Philean, K. J., & Holland, S. K. (May, 2017). Differences in Functional Brain Network Connectivity in Preschool-age Children Processing Stories in Audio, Illustrated and Animated Format. Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco, USA.

  • Hutton, J., Horowitz-Kraus, T., Philean, K. J., & Holland, S. K. (June, 2017). Differences in Functional Brain Network Connectivity in Preschool-age Children Processing Stories in Audio, Illustrated and Animated Format. Human Brain Mapping, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T., & Hutton, J. (June, 2017). More screen time correlates with decreased functional connectivity in reading-related brain regions during rest in children. Human Brain Mapping, Vancouver, Canada.

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T., Hutton, J., Philean, K. J., & Holland, S. K. (March, 2017). Better maternal reading fluency is related to stronger functional connectivity in future reading networks in preschool children. Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, USA.

2016

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (December, 2016). Conducting the Orchestra: Importance of executive functions in diagnosing, treating, and preventing reading difficulties in children – evidence from fMRI and EEG. Israel Society for Neuroscience, Eilat, Israel.

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (December, 2016). Neuroimaging in children: The case of language and reading development. Grand-round. Schneider’s Children Hospital Medical Center, Petach-Tiqua, Israel

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (September, 2016). Talking Heads: Language and reading development: The advantages of using neuroimaging in children. The Israeli Pediatric Neurology Conference, Schneider’s Hospital, Israel.

  • Keelor, J., Creaghead, N., Silbert, N., & Horowitz-Krausf, T. (November, 2016). Text-to-speech technology: Impact on reading comprehension for students with dyslexia. ASHA Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
  • Keelor, J., Creaghead, N., Silbert, N., & Horowitz-Krausf, T. (November, 2016). Text-to-speech technology: Correlation with reading profiles of students with dyslexia. ASHA Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

  • Hutton, J., Kejean, P., Horowitz-Kraus, T., DeWitt, T., & Holland, S. K. (May, 2016). Maternal engagement during shared reading increases brain activation in at-risk preschool children listening to stories. Breaking Platform at the Pediatric Academic Societies, Baltimore, MD, USA.

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T., Hershey, A., Kay, B., Vannest J, & DiFrancesco, M. (June 2016). Children with reading difficulties respond to reading training differently when also having ADHD. Accepted for presentation at the Human Brain Mapping conference, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T., Kiefer, A., & Dorrmann, D. (June 2016). Eye-movements and Decreased connectivity in cognitive-control regions during rest in children. Human Brain Mapping conference, Geneva, Switzerland.

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (May, 2016). Executive functions in dyslexia. IWORDD – International Workshop on Reading and Developmental Dyslexia. Bilbao, Spain.
  • Keelor, J., Creaghead, N., Horowitz-Kraus, T., & Silbert, N. (March, 2016). Text-to-speech technology: Impact on reading fluency and comprehension for students with dyslexia. Ohio Speech Language and Hearing Association, Cincinnati, OH, USA.
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T., Vannest, J., Dorrmann, D., DiFrancesco, M. (March 2016). Altered neural circuits during narrative comprehension in children with reading difficulties: An fMRI Study. Cognitive Neuroscience Society, New York, NY, USA.

2015

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T., & Toro-Serey, C. (June, 2015). Reading-related neural-circuits disruption in children with dyslexia at a familial-risk for dyslexia The Human Brain Mapping Organization meeting, June 13-18, Hawaii, USA.
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T., Toro-Serey, C., & Holland, S. K. (June, 2015). Decreased rsfcMRI in the fronto-parietal network in children with emotional disorders. The Human Brain Mapping Organization meeting, June 13-18, Hawaii, USA.

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T., Vannest, J., DeWitt, T., Hutton, J., & Holland, S. K. (April, 2015). Role of executive function for narrative comprehension at Age 3: An fMRI Study. Pediatric Academic Societies meeting, April 28-31, San Diego, CA, USA.
  • Hutton, J., Horowitz-Kraus, T., DeWitt, T., & Holland, S. K. (April 2015). Greater parent-child reading increases activation of reading-associated brain networks in 3-5 year-old children: an fMRI study. Platform presentation in the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting, April 28-31, San Diego, CA, USA.

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T., DiFrancesco, M., Toro-Serey, C., & Holland, S. K. (March, 2015). Increased functional connectivity in the cingulo-opercular network during rest in children with dyslexia following intervention. Cognitive Neuroscience Society, March 28-31, San Francisco, CA, USA.

2014

  • Kraus, D., Arya, R., Tenney, J., Greiner, H., Leach, J., Toro-Serey, C., Vannest, J., & Horowitz- Kraus, (December, 2014). Reading and language lateralization in pediatric temporal lobe epilepsy: An fMRI study, American Epilepsy Society, December 5 – 9, Seattle, WA, USA.

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T., Holland, S. K., Kowatch, R.A., Versace, A., & Philips, M. (October 2014). Reading ability and supporting white matter connectivity in the brain is influenced more by mood than behavioral dimensions adolescents, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, San Diego, CA, USA.

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T., Kay, B., Wang, Y., & Holland, S. K. (October 2014). Increased correlation between orthographic and frontal functional connectivity following accelerated reading intervention in children with dyslexia during rest. Child Neurology Society meeting, Columbus, OH, USA.

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T. (July 2014). The role of executive functions and the anterior cingulate cortex in reading difficulties. The Petersen & Schlaggar Laboratories, the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University Medical School, St. Louis, MO, USA.

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T., Vannest, J. J., DeWitt, T., & Holland, S. K. How does the brain get ready to read: an fMRI study. (May 2014). Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS), Vancouver, BC, Canada.

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T., Grainger, M., DiFrancesco, M., & Holland, S. K. (March 2014). DTI and fMRI evidence supporting the reliance of Reading comprehension on basic language network: DTI and fMRI study. New Horizons in Human Brain Imaging: A Focus on Neuroimaging of Brain Development, Hawaii, USA.

  • Hershey, A., Kay, B., Holland, S. K., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (August 2014). Same intervention, different compensation: Increased functional-connectivity between visual and visual attention networks in dyslexics and between visual and Executive-functions networks in children with ADHD and dyslexia following reading training. The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Conference, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA.

  • Shah, P., Cicchino, N., Holland, S. K., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (April, 2014). The differential engagement of executive functions in word and contextual reading after reading training in children with dyslexia: An fMRI Study. The Honors Program Conference, University of Cincinnati, OH, USA.

2013

  • Tepe, R., Cicchino, N., Breznitz, Z., Holland, S. K., & Horowitz- Kraus, T. (May 2013). Training changes brain patterns in a reading comprehension task in children with dyslexia: an fMRI study. The Honors Program Conference, University of Cincinnati, OH, USA.

  • Tepe, R., Cicchino, N.., Breznitz, Z., Holland, S. K., & Horowitz- Kraus, T. (August 2013). Training changes brain patterns in a reading comprehension and executive-function task in Children with Dyslexia: an fMRI Study. An honored mentioned presentation, The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Conference, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA.

  • Kraus, D., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (October 2013). The effect of Learning on an Event-related Potential in Adolescents with Dyslexia. The 42nd Annual Meeting of the Child Neurology Society, Austin, TX, USA.

  • Holland, S. K & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (November 2013). Does brain activation in the front and the back during narrative comprehension facilitate the development of proficient reading. Literacy & Learning Conference, International Dyslexia Association (IDA) 64th Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, USA.
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T., & Holland, S. K. (November 2013). Different orthographies, same mechanism? Training the dyslexic’s brain to read like a typical reader? – an EEG and fMRI Study. Literacy & Learning Conference, IDA’s 64th Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, USA.

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T., Vannest, J. J., & Holland, S. K. (May 2013). Narrative comprehension relies on neural circuits for reading even before reading skills are acquired: an fMRI study. Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington, D.C., USA

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T., Vannest, J. J., & Holland, S. K. (June 2013). “Back to the future”- the relationship between reading and brain networks for verb generation as reading is acquired. Organization of Human Brain Mapping (OHBM), Seattle, WA, USA.
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T., Vannest, J. J., Cicchino, N., Kay, B., Wang, Y., Breznitz, Z., & Holland, S. K. (June 2013). Can we train the dyslexic’s brain to read like typical readers? An fMRI study. Organization of Human Brain Mapping (OHBM), Seattle, WA, USA.
  • Horowitz-Kraus, T., Wang, Y., & Holland, S. K. (June 2013). The (hidden) role of the right hemisphere in reading comprehension: a DTI Study. Organization of Human Brain Mapping (OHBM), Seattle, WA, USA.

2012 and earlier

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T., Cicchino, N., Breznitz, Z., & Holland, S. K. (October 2012). More than words”: Training improves reading and executive functions in children with dyslexia: an ERP and fMRI study. International Dyslexia Association Conference, Baltimore, MA, USA.

  • Horowitz- Kraus, T., & Breznitz, Z (June 2010). Less is more: The ability of the error-detection system to change after training among dyslexics. Organization of Human Brain Mapping (OHBM), Barcelona, Spain.

  • Horowitz- Kraus, T., & Breznitz, Z. (November 2009). Can the error detection mechanism benefit from training the working memory? A comparison between dyslexics and controls – An ERP Study. Israeli Society for Neuroscience (ISFN), Eilat, Israel.

  • Horowitz- Kraus, T., & Breznitz, Z. (September 2009). The error detection mechanism among dyslexic and regular readers: Examination and intervention. Script conference, Jerusalem, Israel.

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T., & Breznitz, Z. (June 2009). The effect of memory training on the error detection mechanism among dyslexic readers. Young and Adult brain international conference in Haifa, Israel.

  • Horowitz-Kraus, T., & Breznitz, Z. (September 2008). Examination of error detection mechanism among dyslexic readers: An ERP study. Script conference, Haifa, Israel.

  • Horowitz, T., & Breznitz, Z. (July 2007). Words don’t come easy to me: error detection process while reading: An ERP study. An interactive poster presentation at the Scientific Studies of Reading conference in Prague, Czech Republic.