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Dr. Janosch Linkersdoerfer

  Linkersdoerfer Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeit

Academic staff

IDeA Center

Education and Human Development

Schloßstraße 29
60486 Frankfurt am Main

+49 (0)69-24708-715



Curriculum Vitae

Current work and research interests

  • development of cognitive and neural systems underlying reading and mathematics
  • learning disabilities (dyslexia; dyscalculia)
  • structural and functional MRI; EEG


Selected publications


  • Linkersdörfer, J., Jurcoane, A., Lindberg, S., Kaiser, J., Hasselhorn, M., Fiebach, C. J., & Lonnemann, J. (2015).  The Association between Gray Matter Volume and Reading Proficiency: A Longitudinal Study of Beginning Readers. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 27(2), 308–318.
  • Nagler, T., Korinth, S. P., Linkersdörfer, J., Lonnemann, J., Rump, B., Hasselhorn, M., & Lindberg, S. (2015). Text-fading based training leads to transfer effects on children’s sentence reading fluency. Frontiers in Psychology, 6(119). doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00119



  • Nagler, T., Lonnemann, J., Linkersdörfer, J., Hasselhorn, M., & Lindberg, S. (2014). The impact of reading material’s lexical accessibility on text fading effects in children’s reading performance. Reading and Writing, 27, 841–853.


  • Linkersdörfer, J. (2013). Neurostructural correlates of reading (doctoral thesis). Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main.
  • Lonnemann, J., Linkersdörfer, J., Hasselhorn, M., & Lindberg, S. (2013). Developmental changes in the association between approximate number representations and addition skills in elementary school children. Frontiers in Psychology, 4(783). doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00783.
  • Lonnemann, J., Linkersdörfer, J., Hasselhorn, M., & Lindberg, S. (2013). Gender differences in both tails of the distribution of numerical competencies in preschool children. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 84, 201–208.
  • Lonnemann, J., Linkersdörfer, J., Nagler, T., Hasselhorn, M., & Lindberg, S. (2013). Spatial representations of numbers and letters in children. Frontiers in Psychology, 4(544). doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00544.


  • Linkersdörfer, J., Lonnemann, J., Lindberg, S., Hasselhorn, M., & Fiebach, C. J. (2012). Grey matter alterations co-localize with functional abnormalities in developmental dyslexia: An ALE meta-analysis. PloS One, 7(8), e43122. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0043122.


  • Lindberg, S., Lonnemann, J., Linkersdörfer, J., Biermeyer, E., Mähler, C., Hasselhorn, M., & Lehmann, M. (2011). Early strategies of elementary school children's single word reading. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 24(5), 556–570.
  • Linkersdörfer, J. (2011). Neurokognitive Korrelate der Dyslexie [Neurocognitive correlates of dyslexia].  Kindheit und Entwicklung, 20(1), 4–12.
  • Lonnemann, J., Linkersdörfer, J., Hasselhorn, M. & Lindberg, S. (2011). Neurokognitive Korrelate der Dyskalkulie [Neurocognitive correlates of dyscalculia].  Kindheit und Entwicklung, 20(1), 13–20.
  • Lonnemann, J., Linkersdörfer, J., Hasselhorn, M., & Lindberg, S. (2011). Symbolic and non-symbolic distance effects in children and their connection with arithmetic skills. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 24(5), 583–591.
  • Lonnemann, J., Linkersdörfer, J., Heselhaus, V., Hasselhorn, M., & Lindberg, S. (2011). Relations between balancing and arithmetic skills in children – Evidence of cerebellar involvement? Journal of Neurolinguistics, 24(5), 592–601.
  • Pauly, H., Linkersdörfer, J., Lindberg, S., Woerner, W., Hasselhorn, M., & Lonnemann, J. (2011). Domain-specific rapid automatized naming deficits in children at risk for learning disabilities. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 24(5), 602–610.
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