Conferences

Plenary, keynote

  1. Horowitz-Kraus, T. Reading acquisition- books, screen and brain development. Child Brain Development, Learning and Digitalization Symposium. The Swedish Society of Medicine (SSM), Stockholm, Sweden (November, 2017)

Invited talks

  1. Horowitz-Kraus, T. 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 (March, 2019)
  2. Horowitz-Kraus, T. Bypass surgery: training executive functions and reading abilities. Attachment and Education conference, IDC, Herzeliya, Israel (February, 2018)
  3. Horowitz-Kraus, T. Stimulating executive functions in children: neural correlates and behavioral outcomes. Developmental Psychopathology 7th International conference of the Integrated Brain and Behaviour Research Center (IBBRC) Haifa, Israel (January, 2018)
  4. Horowitz-Kraus, T. The role of executive functions in reading and reading remediation: evidence from EEG and fMRI. German research initiative on dyslexia and dyscalculia financed by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Munich, Germany (April, 2016)

Contributed talks, international (since 2015) underline: presenter

  1. Horowitz-Kraus, T. 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 (conference shifted to an online format) (July, 2020). Oral presentation
  2. Shlomov, I., Bar, S., Meri, R., Farah, R., Zivan, M., Glukhovsky, N., Halphin, V., Levitt-Binnun, N., & Horowitz-Kraus, T.  Mindfulness training is related to improved executive functions in preschool children: An EEG study. International Conference on Mindfulness, conference postponed to July, 2021, due to COVID), Denmark (July, 2020). Oral presentation
  3. Meri, R., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. Training executive functions to improve reading in children with reading difficulties: an fMRI study. Scientific Studies of Reading, Newport Beach, California, USA (accepted for an oral presentation, canceled due to COVID) (July, 2020). Oral presentation
  4. Horowitz-Kraus, T. Neurobiological correlates for environmental factors contributing to future reading abilities. Cognitive Neuroscience Society conference, Boston, USA (part of the symposium: Moving from a deficit-oriented to a preventive model in education: Examining neural correlates for reading development) (Symposium Organizer and Chair) (conference shifted to online due to COVID) (May, 2020). Oral presentation
  5. Horowitz-Kraus, T. Training executive functions to improve reading skill in children with dyslexia. Part of a symposium titled “Can We Improve on Reading Intervention After All These Years: We Say Yes!”. International Dyslexia Association, Portland, Oregon, USA (November, 2019). Oral presentation
  6. Horowitz-Kraus, T. Executive functions in reading: impairment and plasticity in children with and without dyslexia. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience conference (FLUX), New-York City, USA. (August2019). Oral (flash) and poster presentation
  1. Hutton, S. J., Dudley, J., Horowitz-Kraus, T., DeWittT., Holland, S. K. Correlation between home reading environment and structural brain development in preschool-age children. Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. (April, 2019). Oral presentation
  2. Horowitz-Kraus, T. Alterations in neural circuits supporting executive functions in children with reading difficulties. Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Boston, USA. (March, 2018). Poster and oral (flash) presentation
  3. Farah, R., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. Functional and structural connectivity of cognitive control networks during narrative comprehension from birth to 9 years. Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Boston, USA (March, 2018). Poster and oral (flash) presentation
  4. Horowitz-Kraus, T. 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 (October, 2018). Oral presentation

Contributed talks, national (since 2015) underline: presenter

  1. Horowitz-Kraus, T. Neurobiology of the relations between executive functions and screen exposure in children. Israel Society of Cognitive Psychology conference, Akko, Israel (Symposium Organizer and Chair) (February, 2020). Oral presentation
  2. Horowitz-Kraus, T. Neurobiology of the relations between executive functions and screen exposure in children. Israeli Society for Neuroscience (ISFN). Eilat, Israel (January, 2020). Oral presentation
  3. Shlomov, I., Bar, S., Meri, R., Farah, F., Zivan, M., Glukhovsky, N., Halphin, V., Levitt-Binnun, N., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. Mindfulness training is related to improved executive functions in preschool children: An EEG study. Israeli Society for Neuroscience. Eilat, Israel. (January, 2020). Poster and oral (blitz) presentation
  4. Meri, R., Horowitz-Kraus, T. The role of executive functions in reading comprehension in children with dyslexia: an fMRI study. Literacy and Language National Conference, Kiryat Malachi, Israel (July, 2019). Oral presentation
  5. Horowitz-Kraus, T. Screen Brains: The relationship between executive functions abilities and screen exposure in children. 1st Israeli Human Neuroimaging Conference, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel (Symposium Organizer and Chair) (May, 2019). Oral presentation