Publications

Feldman, D.H., & Katzir, T. (1998). Natural talents: An argument for the extremes. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 21, 415.

Miller L., Katzir, T., Meltzer, L., & Houser, R. (2001). Perceptions of academic performance, strategy use and academic difficulties of high and low achieving students with learning disabilities. Thalamus, Fall, 20-33.

Meltzer, L., Katzir, T., Miller, L., & Roditi, B. (2001). The impact of effort and strategy use on academic performance: Students and teacher perceptions. Learning Disabilities Quarterly, 24, 85-105.

Wolf, M. & Katzir, T. (2001). Reading fluency and its intervention. Scientific Studies of Reading, 5, 211-239.

Paré-Blagoev, E.J., Cestnick, L., Rose, L.T., Clark, J., Misra,M., Katzir-Cohen, T., Hook, P., Jones, S.D., Galaburda, A., Marantz, A., & Poldrack, R.A. (2002). The neural basis of phonological awareness in normal-reading children examined using fMRI. Cognitive Neuroscience Society Proceedings.

Katzir, T., Breznitz, A., Shaul, S., & Wolf, M. (2004). Universal and the unique: A cross-linguistic investigation of reading and reading fluency in Hebrew-and English-speaking children with dyslexia. Journal of Reading and Writing, 17 (7-8), 739-768.

Misra, M., Katzir, T., Wolf, M., & Poldrack, R. A. (2004). Neural systems for rapid automatized naming (RAN) in skilled readers: Unraveling the puzzle of the RAN-reading relationship. Scientific Studies of Reading, 8(3), 241-156.

Meltzer, L., Katzir, T., Miller, L., & Roditi, B. (2004). Academic self-perceptions, effort, and strategy use in students with learning disabilities: Changes over time. Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, 19(2), 99-108.

Katzir, T., Misra, M., & Poldrack, R. (2005). Imaging phonology without print: Assessing the neural correlates of phonemic awareness using fMRI. Neuroimage, 27, 106-115.

Katzir, T., Kim., Y., Wolf, M., O'Brien, Kennedy, B., Lovett, M., & Morris, R. (2006). Reading Fluency: The Whole Is More than the Parts. Annals of Dyslexia, 56(1), 51-83.

Katzir, T., Kim, Y., Wolf, M., Kennedy, B., Morris, R., Lovett, M. (2006). The relationship of spelling recognition, RAN and Phonological awareness to older poor readers and younger reading-matched control. Journal of Reading and Writing, 19 (8), 845-872.

Katzir, T., & Pare-Balagov, E. J. (2006). Bridging neuroscience and education: the case of reading. Educational Psychologist, 41(6), 53-74.

Chang., B., Katzir, T., Corriveua, K., Brazilai, M., Liu, T., Aslpop., Walsh., C. (2007). A structural basis for reading fluency: Cortico-cortical fiber tract disruptions are associated with reading impairment in a neuronal migration disorder, Neurology, 69, 2154-2166.

Pierce, M.E., Katzir, T., Wolf, M., & Noam, G. (2007). Clusters of Second and Third Grade Dysfluent Urban Readers. Journal of Reading and Writing, 20(9), 885-907.

Katzir, T., Morris, R., Lovett, M., Wolf, M. (2008). Multiple pathways to dysfluent reading in subtypes of dyslexia. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 41(1), 47-66.

López-Escribano, C., & Katzir, T. (2008). Are Phonological Processes Separate from the Processes Underlying Naming Speed in a shallow orthography. Education and Psychology, 16, 6(3) p. 641-666.

Katzir, T. (2009). How research in the cognitive neuroscience sheds lights on subtypes of children with dyslexia: Implications for teachers. Cortex, 45(4) 558-559.

Katzir, T. Lesaux, N., & Kim Y. (2009). The role of reading self-concept and home literacy practices in fourth grade reading comprehension. Reading and Writing, 22(3), 261-276.

Christodoulou, J.A., Daley, S.G., & Katzir, T. (2009) Researching the Practice, Practicing the Research, and Promoting Responsible Policy: Usable Knowledge in Mind, Brain, and Education. Mind Brain and Education 3(2), 65-67.

Walker LM, Katzir T, Liu T, Ly J, Corriveau K, Barzillai M, Chu F, O'Connor MG, Hackney DB, Chang BS (2009). Gray matter volumes and cognitive ability in the epileptogenic brain malformation of periventricular nodular heterotopia. Epilepsy & Behavior, 15(4), 456-460.

Pierce, M., Katzir, T., Wolf, M., & Gil., N. (2010). Examining the Construct of Reading Among Dysfluent Urban Children: A Factor Analysis Approach." Journal of Literacy Research, 42(2), 124 -158.

Nuñez, S.C., Dapretto, M., Katzir, T., Starr, A., Bramen, J., Kan, E., Bookheimer, S.Y., Sowell, E.R.(2011). fMRI of Syntactic processing in typically developing children: Structural correlates in the inferior frontal gyrus, Journal of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 1(3), 311-323.

Primor L., Pierce, M., & Katzir, T*. (2011) Predicting Narrative and Expository reading Comprehension, Annals of Dyslexia, 61, 242-268.

Schwarts M., & Katzir, T. (2012). Vocabulary development in bilingual children Reading and Writing, 25, 1947-1971.

Reinstein E., Chang B, Robertson P, Rimoin D., and Katzir,T. (2012). American Journal of Medical Genetics, 158A, 1897-1901.

Christodoulou, J. A., Walker, L. M., Del Tufo, S. N., Katzir, T., Gabrieli, J. D. E., Whitfield-Gabrieli, S., Chang, B. S. (2012). Abnormal structural and functional brain connectivity in gray matter. heterotopia. Epilepsia, 53(6), 1024-1032.

Katzir, T., Kim, Y., & Schiff., R. (2012). The effects of orthographic consistency on reading development: A within and between cross-linguistic study of fluency and accuracy among fourth grade English- and Hebrew- speaking children. Learning and Individual Differences, 6, 673-679

Shany, M., Bar-On A., & Katzir, T.(2012). Reading different orthographic structures in the shallow-pointed Hebrew script: a cross-grade study in elementary School, Reading and Writing, 25, 1217-1238.

Kasperski, R., & Katzir, T. (2013). Are Confidence Ratings Test-or Trait-Driven? Individual Differences among High, Average, and Low Comprehenders in Fourth Grade. Journal of Reading Psychology, 34, 59-84.

Pierce, M., Wechsler-Zimring., A. Noam, G., Wolf., M., & Katzir, T.* (2013). Behavioral Problems and Reading Difficulties Among Language Minority and Monolingual Urban Elementary School Students. Journal of Reading Psychology, 34, 182-205.

Nitzken, K., Katzir, T., & Shulkind, S. Improving Reading Comprehension, One Word at a Time ( in press, Middle School Journal)

Schiff, R., Katzir, T., & Shoshan, N. Reading accuracy and speed of vowelized and unvowelized scripts among dyslexic readers of Hebrew: The road not taken. (in press, Annals of Dyslexia).

Katzir T, Hershko S, Halamish V (2013) The Effect of Font Size on Reading Comprehension on Second and Fifth Grade Children: Bigger Is Not Always Better. PLoS ONE 8(9): e74061. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0074061

Houston, S. M., Lebel, C., Katzir, T., Manis, F. R., Kan, E., Rodriguez, G. G., & Sowell, E. R. (2014). Reading skill and structural brain development. Neuroreport.

Prior, A., Goldina, A., Shany, M., Geva, E., & Katzir, T. (2014). Lexical inference in L2: predictive roles of vocabulary knowledge and reading skill beyond reading comprehension. Reading and Writing, 1-18.‏

Kasperski, R., Shany, M., & Katzir, T. (2015). The role of RAN and reading rate in predicting reading self-concept. Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal.

Weiss, Y., Katzir, T., & Bitan, T. (2015). The effects of orthographic transparency and familiarity on reading Hebrew words in adults with and without dyslexia. Annals of dyslexia, 1-19.

Weiss, Y., Katzir, T, & Bitan, T. (2015). Many Ways to Read Your Vowels - Neural Processing of Diacritics and Vowel Letters in Hebrew. NeuroImage.

Kasperski, R., Shany, M., & Katzir, T. (2016). The role of RAN and reading rate in predicting reading self-concept. Reading and Writing29(1), 117-136.

Katzir, T., Markovich, V., Tesler, E., &Shany. M. (2016). Self-regulation and reading comprehension: self-perceptions, self-evaluations and effective strategies for intervention. Submitted for publication in Meltzer, L. (Ed.). (2016). Executive function in education: From theory to practice 2nd Edition. Guilford Press.

Lipka, O., Katzir, T., & Shaul, S. (2016). The Basis of Reading Fluency in First Grade of Hebrew Speaking Children. In Reading Fluency (pp. 91-104) Ed. Malt Joshi. Springer International Publishing.

Katzir, T., Chang, B & Christodoulou, J. The Brain Basis of Reading Fluency (2016)  inReading Fluency. Ed. Malt Joshi. Springer International Publishing.

Katzir, T., Christoudoulou, J.,& Debode, S. (in press) When left hemisphere reading is compromised: Comparing reading ability in children after left cerebral hemispherectomy and children with developmental dyslexia. Epilepsia.