Conference Presentations

Biological Substrates for Language:

Leonard, C.M., Towler, S.D., Welcome, S., Halderman, L., Otto, R., & Chiarello, C.  Lateral asymmetry in shape of Heschl’s gyrus.  Presented at Society for Neuroscience, 38th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., November 19, 2008.

Leonard, C.M., Towler, S., Welcome, S., & Chiarello, C.  Sex, hand preference and brain asymmetry.  Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 16th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, March 24, 2009.

Chiarello, C., Welcome, S., & Leonard, C.M.  Atypical reading/laterality profile associated with reversed planum temporale asymmetry. Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 16th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, March 24, 2009.

Leonard, C.M., Towler, S., Welcome, S., Chiarello, C., & Kuldau, J.M.  Paracingulate asymmetry in schizophrenia.  Presented at International Congress on Schizophrenia Research, 12th Annual Meeting, San Diego, March 31, 2009.

Leonard, C.M., Towler, S.D., Welcome, S.E., & Chiarello, C.  Individual differences in the anatomy of Broca’s area. Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 17th Annual Meeting, Montreal, April 19, 2010.

Leonard, C.M., Eckert, M.A., Welcome, S.E., & Chiarello, C.  Cortical asymmetries in the precuneus and fusiform gyri are associated with visual field asymmetries in word processing: A voxel based analysis. Presented at Neurobiology of Language Conference, 2nd Annual Meeting, San Diego, November 11, 2010.

Right Hemisphere Role in Language Processing:

Tjokro, T., & Chiarello, C. Newly-learned stimuli: The effects on lateralized lexical decision. Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 15th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, April 14, 2008. 

Tjokro, T., & Chiarello, C.  Right hemisphere role in new word acquisition and possible individual differences. Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 17th Annual Meeting, Montreal, April 19, 2010.

Behavioral and Neuroanatomical Features of Reading Skill:

Welcome, S. E., & Chiarello, C. Evidence for semantic facilitation in resilient, but not poor, readers. Presented at Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, 15th Annual Meeting, Asheville, North Carolina, July 11, 2008.

Welcome, S.E., Chiarello, C., Thompson, P., & Sowell, E.  A comparison of cortical anatomy between college students with different reading skills. Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 16th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, March 24, 2009.

Chiarello, C., Welcome, S., & Leonard, C.M.  A cluster analysis of individual differences in reading skill and behavioral lateralization: Associations with structural asymmetries. Presented at Neurobiology of Language Conference, 1st Annual Meeting, Chicago, Oct. 15, 2009.

Leonard, C., Low, P., Jonczak, E., Schmutz, K., Chiarello, C., Siegel, L., & Beaulieu, C.  Anatomical predictors of uneven cognitive profiles in dyslexia. Presented at  Organization for Human Brain Mapping, 16th Annual Meeting, Barcelona, June 7-8, 2010.

Cognitive Neuroscience Lab
Department of Psychology
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521
E-Mail: christine.chiarello@ucr.edu