Neurobiological Foundations of Executive Functions and Implications for Reading and Writing

Laurie Cutting, Ph.D.

Presented at Dyslexia and Literacy: Executive Functions – Oral Language Connections to Reading and Writing

on Friday, October 16th, 2020 from
the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professionals in Boston, MA.

Laurie Cutting, Ph.D.

Laurie E. Cutting, Ph.D., is Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Special Education, Psychology, Radiology, and Pediatrics. She is also a Senior Scientist at Haskins Laboratories and a member of the Vanderbilt Brain Institute as well as the Center for Cognitive and Integrative Neuroscience at Vanderbilt University. She is the principal investigator of several NIH-funded research projects on reading and reading comprehension and a co-investigator on other NIH-funded and Department of Education-funded projects on reading, reading disabilities, and ADHD. She focuses on brain-behavior relations in children and adolescents, with a particular emphasis on reading disabilities, language and executive function.

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2020 MGH Institute of Health Conference Sessions

Laurie Cutting, Ph. D.

Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Special Education; Professor

Vanderbilt University

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Vincent P. Culotta, Ph. D., ABN

NeuroBehavioral Associates

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Ben Powers, DBA

Head of School

The Southport School

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Bonnie Singer, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Professor

Lynn School of Education at Boston College

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Anthony Bashir, Ph.D.

Adjunct, School of Education and Human Development,

Boston College

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