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Dr. Irit Bar-Kochva

Scholarship holder

Development of successful learning

Department of Education and Human Development

Schloßstraße 29
60486 Frankfurt am Main

+49 (0)69-24708-250

bar-kochva@dipf.de

Projects

Research Project

  •  Lexical intervention in reading

Higher Education

Scholarships and Awards

Interest Areas

  • The study of normal and deficient processes of reading of different orthographies.
  • Reading intervention.

Publications

Selected publications

  • Bar-Kochva, I., & Breznitz, Z. (accepted). Skills Underlying Reading Three Forms of Script Differing in Orthographic Transparency: A within-Subject-and-Language Investigation. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology.
  • Bar-Kochva, I., & Breznitz, Z. (2012). Does the Reading of Different Orthographies Produce Distinct Brain Activity Patterns? An ERP Study. PLoS ONE, 7(5): e36030. DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.00360.
  • Bar-Kochva, I. (2012). What are the Underlying Skills of Silent Reading Acquisition? A Developmental Study from Kindergarten to the 2nd Grade. Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal. DOI 10.1007/s11145-012-9414-3.
  • Bar-Kochva, I. (2011). Does Processing a Shallow and a Deep Orthography Produce Different Brain Activity Patterns? An ERP Study Conducted in Hebrew, Developmental Neuropsychology, 36(7), 933-938. DOI 10.1080/87565641.2011.606417

Presentations at Conferences (refereed only)

  • Bar-Kochva, I., & Breznitz, Z. (2012). An Examination of the Effect of Type of Script Read on Brain Activity in Regular and Dyslexic Readers – an ERP Study, Paper presented at the 21st ISFN (Israel Society for Neuroscience) annual meeting, Eilat, Israel.
  • Bar-Kochva, I., & Breznitz, Z. (published abstract, 2012). Reading of Different Orthographies: Do Dyslexic Readers Adjust Orthographic Processing to the Type of Script Presented? Paper presented at the 36th Annual Conference of the International Academy for Research in Learning Disabilities (IARLD), Padua, Italy.
  • Bar-Kochva, I., & Breznitz, Z. (published abstract, 2011). Skills Underlying Reading Three Forms of Script Differing in Orthographic Depth: A Within-Subject-and-Language Investigation. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for Literacy (Script), Kiryat-Ono College, Israel.
  • Bar-Kochva, I. (2011). What are the Underlying Factors of Silent Reading in a Highly Transparent Orthography? A Developmental Study from Kindergarten to Grade 2. Paper accepted for presentation (but not attended) at the 36th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD), Boston, USA.
  • Bar-Kochva, I., & Breznitz, Z. (2010). Processes Involved in Reading the Two Forms of Hebrew Orthography at the Formal Transitional Stage between the 3rd and the 4th Grades. Paper presented at the 17th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading (SSSR), Berlin, Germany.
  • Bar-Kochva, I., & Breznitz, Z. (published abstract, 2010). Does Processing a Shallow and a Deep Orthography Involve Different Brain Activity Patterns? The 16th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM), Barcelona, Spain.
  • Bar-Kochva, I. & Breznitz, Z. (2009). Skills Involved in Hebrew Reading at Different Stages of Reading Development. The Young and the Adult Brain. Learning Disabilities: Prevention and Intervention. University of Haifa, Israel
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