Conferences

Plenary, keynote or 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. The effect of Mindfulness training on brain activation of preschool children. Brain-Body-Awareness conference. IDC, Herzeliya, Israel (February, 2019)
  3. Horowitz-Kraus, T. Bypass surgery: training executive functions and reading abilities. Attention conference, IDC, Herzeliya, Israel (February, 2018)
  4. Horowitz-Kraus, T. 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 (January, 2018)
  5. Horowitz-Kraus, T. Reading acquisition- books, screen and brain development. The Connected Brain of the Child Symposium, Stockholm, Sweden (November, 2017)
  6. 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, 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)
  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 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 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
  1. 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

Contributed talks, national underline: presenter

  1. Horowitz-Kraus, T. Neurobiology of the Relations between Executive Functions and Screen Exposure in ChildrenIsrael 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, Session of Brain Development. 1st Israeli Human Neuroimaging Conference, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel (Symposium Organizer and Chair) (May, 2019). Oral presentation
  6. Twait, E., Shlomov, I., Levitt-BinnunN., & Horowitz Kraus, T. Probing Behavioral and Neurophysiological Effects of a Mindfulness Training on Executive Function and Social Cognition in Preschoolers. Israeli Society for Biological Psychiatry, Annual meeting, Kefar-Blum, Israel (March, 2019). Oral presentation
  7. Horowitz-Kraus, T. 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), Haifa, Israel. (February, 2019). Oral presentation
  8. Twait, E., Farah., R., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. Altered functional connectivity of cognitive control networks in children with reading difficulties: an fMRI study. Israeli Society for Neuroscience, Eilat, Israel (January, 2019).  Oral presentation
  9. Horowitz-Kraus, T. 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) (February, 2019). Oral presentation
  10. Twait, E., Shlomov, I., Levitt-Binnun N., Horowitz-Kraus, T. Probing Behavioral and Neurophysiological Effects of a Mindfulness Training on Executive Function and Social Cognition in Preschoolers. Israeli Society for Neuroscience, Eilat, Israel (January, 2019). Oral presentation
  11. Horowitz-Kraus, T. 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) (January, 2019). Oral presentation
  12. Horowitz-Kraus, T. Reading Development in Children: Imaging Reading Before and After it is Acquired. The Israeli Society for Child Development, Israel Convention Center, Jerusalem, Israel (January, 2019). Oral presentation
  13. Farah, R., Tzafrir, H., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. 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) (January, 2019). Oral (blitz) and poster presentation
  14. 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
  15. Farah, R., Zivan, M., Shamir, N., Bar, S., Twait, E., Horowitz-Kraus, T. Neural correlates for intrinsic and environmental factors contributing for language and reading development: fMRI and EEG studies, Israel Society of Cognitive Psychology conference, Akko, Israel. (February, 2018). Oral presentation
  16. Kraus, D., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. 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 (January, 2018). Oral presentation
  17. Farah, R., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. 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 (December, 2017). Poster and oral (blitz) presentation
  18. Horowitz-Kraus, T. 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 (May, 2017). Oral presentation
  19. Horowitz-Kraus, TConducting 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 (December, 2016). Oral presentation