Conferences

CONFERENCES

Plenary Keynote

  1. Horowitz-Kraus, T. (September, 2021). Books are better than screens. John Lind Symposium: Making the Cultural Brain of the Child , Karolinska Institutet Nyheter, Stockholm, Sweden.
  2. Horowiz-Kraus, T. (June, 2021). The “Why” and “How” of storytelling to babies: neurobiological correlates of early shared/dialogic reading to babies and infants. Neuro-NICU, 2021 ONE conference, online meeting.
  3. Horowitz-Kraus, T. (February 2020). Nurturing the developing brain: parent-child interaction and stories listening in the first years of life. Neuro-NICU, 2020 ONE, Florida Orlando, US.
  4. Horowitz-Kraus, T. (November, 2017). Reading acquisition- books, screen and brain development. Keynote speaker at The Connected Brain of the Child Symposium, Stockholm, Sweden.
  5. Horowitz-Kraus, T. (April, 2016). 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.

Invited Talks (since 2017)

  1. Horowitz-Kraus, T. (September, 28-29th 2021). Neurobiological Correlates for Screen exposure in children: evidence from functional MRI and EEG. e-LADDA CON 21: Understanding Language and Literacy Development in the Digital Age, Seville, Spain.
  2. Horowitz-Kraus, T. (March 24th 2021). Progressing or Regressing. Neurobiology of Screen vs Literacy Exposure pre and post COVID-19. “Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic: Educational and Developmental Perspectives” conference. Speaker and a panelist, Individual Development and Adaptive Learning (IDeA), Frankfurt, Germany.
  3. Horowitz-Kraus, T. (March 11th, 2021). How does screen time affect kids’ brain development? Technion UK branch.
  4. Horowitz-Kraus, T. (March 10th, 2021). Creating the infrastructure for reading during the 2000 first days of life. MaAgan program for at-risk preschool children, Ministry of Social Affairs and Ministry of Education, Israel.
  5. Horowitz-Kraus, T. (March 10th, 2021). Creating the infrastructure for reading during the 2000 first days of life. MaAgan program for at-risk preschool children, Ministry of Social Affairs and Ministry of Education, Israel.
  6. Horowitz-Kraus, T. (March 4th, 2021). The “How” “Who” and Why” in telling stories to premes. Neurology department, Assaf-Harofe hospital (Shamir Medical Center), Israel
  7. Horowitz-Kraus, T. (March 1st, 2021). Digital vs physical books: past, present, and future. National Library, Israel. אולם קריאה | הספרייה הלאומית (nli.org.il)
  8. Horowitz-Kraus, T. (February 4th, 2021). How does screen time affect kids’ brain development? Technion Australia branch.
  9. Horowitz-Kraus, T. (January 10th, 2021). The (not that) simple view of reading: The neurobiology of executive functions and reading difficulties. Biological Psychology seminar, Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
  10. Horowitz-Kraus, T. (January 5th, 2021). Data acquisition, analysis, and statistics in Pediatric Neuroimaging. Weismann Institute, Israel
  11. Horowitz-Kraus, T. (September 9th 2020). Stimulating the child’s brain using storytelling and dialogic reading. Interacting Brains international al conference: Adult-child interaction from multiple perspectives. An on-line conference (organizer and chair). https://youtu.be/-YQKvpvNHls
  12. Horowitz-Kraus, T. (August 3rd, 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 https://youtu.be/JA1XYiaFAoE.
  13. Horowitz-Kraus, T. (July 27th, 2020). The critical 2000 days of brain development. “Talk to me” conference, Tel Aviv university
  14. Horowitz-Kraus, T. (July 9th, 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 (conference shifted to an online format)
  15. Horowitz-Kraus, T. (January 2020). Dialogic reading and brain development. The Israeli Organization for Pediatrics (Goshen), Leading Tipat-Chalav nurses, Ramat-Gan, Israel
  16. Horowitz-Kraus, T. (December 2019). Pediatric Neuroimaging; Opportunities and Challenges. MRI workshop Weismann Institute, Israel
  17. 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
  18. Horowitz-Kraus, T. (April, 2019). Genetic and environmental contributors for early child development. Accelerator for early child development (GROW-HUB). Intel, Haifa, Israel
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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.
  23. 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
  24. Horowitz-Kraus, T. (February 2019). The effect of Mindfulness training on brain activation of preschool children. Brain-Body-Awareness conference. IDC, Herzeliya, Israel
  25. 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
  26. Horowitz-Kraus, T. (February 2018). Pediatric Neuroimaging: why and how? Pediatric Neurology Department, Assaf Harofe Hospital, Israel
  27. Horowitz-Kraus, T. (February 2018). Bypass surgery: training executive functions and reading abilities. Keynote speaker at Attention conference, IDC, Herzeliya, Israel
  28. 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
  29. 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)