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CHGD fNIRS Publications

Hu. X., Arredondo M., Gomba M., Confer N., DaSilva F. A., Johnson T., Mark Shalinsky, M., Kovelman, I. (in press). A comparison of motion correction techniques applied to functional near-infrared spectroscopy data from children. Journal of Biomeidical Optics.

Arredondo, M., Hu, X., Satterfield T. & Kovelman, I. (in press). Bilingualism alters the functional organization for attentional control. Developmental Science.

Bisconti, S., Shulkin, M., Hu, X., Basura, G. Kileny, P., & Kovelman, I. (in press). fNIRS optical brain imaging of language and auditory processing in individuals with Cochlear Implants. Journal of Speech Language & Hearing Research.

Racek, A. J., Hu, X., Nascimento, T. D., Bender, M. C., Khatib, L., Chiego, D., Jr., Holland, G. R., Bauer, P., McDonald, N., Ellwood, R. P., DaSilva, A. F. (2015). Different brain responses to pain and its expectation in the dental chair. J Dent Res. doi:10.1177/0022034515581642

Bowman, L., Kovelman, I., Hu, X., & Wellman, H. (2015). Children’s belief- and desire-reasoning in the temporoparietal junction: Evidence for specialization from functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 9:560. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00560

Nishiyori, R., Bisconti, S., & Ulrich, B. (2015). Motor cortex activity during functional motor skills: An fNIRS study. Brain Topography, 1-14. doi:10.1007/s10548-015-0443-5

Kovelman, I., Wagley, N., Hay, J.S.F., Ugolini, M., Bowyer, S., Lajiness-O’Neil, R., & Brennan J. (2015). Multi-modal imaging of temporal processing in typical and atypical language development. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences1337, 7–15. doi: 10.1111/nyas.12688

Murata, A., Park, J., Kovelman, I., Hu, X., & Kitayama, S. (2015). Culturally non-preferred cognitive tasks require compensatory attention: a functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) investigation. Culture and Brain, 3(1), 53-67. doi:10.1007/s40167-015-0027-y

Kovelman, I., Shalinsky, M. H., Berens, M. S., & Petitto, L. (2014). Words in the bilingual brain: An fNIRS brain imaging investigation of lexical processing in sign-speech bimodal bilinguals. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 606. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00606.

fNIRS Reviews and Methodology Publications

Brigadoi, S., Ceccherini, L., Cutini, S., Scarpa, F., Scatturin, P., Selb, J., Gagnon, L., Boas, D.A., & Cooper, R.J. (2014). Motion Artifacts in functional near-infrared spectroscopy: A comparison of motion correction techniques applied to real cognitive data

Orihuela-Espina, F., Leff, D.R., James, D.R.C., Darzi, A.W., & Yang, G.Z. (2010). Quality control and assurance in functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) experimentation

Aslin, R.N. (2012). Questioning the questions that have been asked about the infant brain using near-infrared spectroscopy

Ferrari, M. & Quaresima, V. (2011). Review: Near infrared brain and muscle oximetry: from the discovery to current applications

Gervain, J., Mehler, J., Werker, J.F., Nelson, C.A., Csibra, G., Lloyd-Fox, S., et al. (2011). Near-infrared spectroscopy: A report from the McDonnell infant methodology consortium

Huppert, T.J., Diamond, S.G., Franceschini, M.A., & Boas, D.A. (2009). HomER: A review of time-series analysis methods for near-infrared spectroscopy of the brain

Kovelman, I. (2011). Neuroimaging Methods in Language Acquisition (Chapter)

Quaresima, V., Bisconti, S., & Ferrari, M. (2011). A brief review on the use of functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) for language imaging studies in human newborns and adults

Shalinsky, M.H., Kovelman, I., Berens, M.S., & Petitto, L.A. (2009). Exploring cognitive functions in babies, children & adults with near infrared spectroscopy

fNIRS Child Brain Development as studied with fNIRS

Bortfeld, H., Favaa, E., & Boas, D. (2009). Identifying Cortical Lateralization of Speech Processing in Infants Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy

Kovelman, I., Mascho, K., Mastic, A., Millott, L., Moisseff, B., & Shalinsky, M. H. (2012). At the rhythm of language: Brain bases of language-related frequency perception in children

Petitto, L. A., Berens, M. S., Kovelman, I., Dubins, M. H., Jasinska, K., & Shalinsky, M. (2011). The “Perceptual Wedge Hypothesis” as the basis for bilingual babies’ phonetic processing advantage: New insights from fNIRS brain imaging

Tian, F., Delgado, M. R., Clegg, N. J., Romero-Ortega, M. I., & Liu, H. (2008). Investigation of the Motor Cortex Function in Children with Cerebral Palsy Using Functional Near-infrared Spectroscopic Imaging

Wagner, J. B., Fox, S. E., Tager-Flusberg, H., & Nelson, C. A. (2011). Neural Processing of Repetition and Non-Repetition Grammars in 7- and 9-Month-Old Infants