Paula Tallal

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Brunswick, NJ, United States 
Auditory Perceptual Training, Dyslexia, Specific Language Impairment
"Paula Tallal"

Paula Tallal, Ph.D. received her doctorate from Cambridge University in 1974. She received further training at Johns Hopkins school of medicine before joining the faculty of UCSD, where she rose to the rank of full professor in the Department of Psychiatry. She was recruited to Rutgers University in 1987 to co-found the Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience on the Newark campus. Tallal is currently Co-Director and Professor of Neuroscience at Rutgers. In 1996 Tallal co-founded Scientific Learning Corporation, in Berkeley, CA., the company that developed Fast ForWord, a new training program for children with language learning problems.

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Malcolm Piercy grad student Cambridge (Neurotree)


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Kala Lakshminarayanan grad student 2003-2007 Rutgers, Newark (Neurotree)
April A Benasich post-doc Rutgers, Newark (Neurotree)
Nadine Gaab post-doc Rutgers, New Brunswick
Steven L Miller post-doc 1991-1993 Rutgers, Newark (Neurotree)
Steve L. Miller post-doc 1991-1996 Rutgers University, Scientific Learning
Steven L Miller research scientist 1993-1995 Rutgers University - Newark College (Neurotree)


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Timothy T. Brown collaborator (Neurotree)
Steve L. Miller collaborator 1996-2007 Scientific Learning
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Rogowsky BA, Calhoun BM, Tallal P. (2020) Providing Instruction Based on Students' Learning Style Preferences Does Not Improve Learning. Frontiers in Psychology. 11: 164
Rogowsky BA, Calhoun BM, Tallal P. (2016) Does Modality Matter? The Effects of Reading, Listening, and Dual Modality on Comprehension Sage Open. 6: 215824401666955
Rogowsky BA, Calhoun BM, Tallal P. (2015) Matching learning style to instructional method: Effects on comprehension Journal of Educational Psychology. 107: 64-78
Zuk J, Ozernov-Palchik O, Kim H, et al. (2013) Enhanced syllable discrimination thresholds in musicians. Plos One. 8: e80546
Tallal P. (2013) Fast ForWord®: the birth of the neurocognitive training revolution. Progress in Brain Research. 207: 175-207
Rogowsky BA, Papamichalis P, Villa L, et al. (2013) Neuroplasticity-based cognitive and linguistic skills training improves reading and writing skills in college students. Frontiers in Psychology. 4: 137
Tallal P. (2012) Improving neural response to sound improves reading. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: 16406-7
Tallal P. (2012) Of bats and men. Journal of Neurophysiology. 108: 1545-7
Logan J, Petrill SA, Flax J, et al. (2011) Genetic covariation underlying reading, language and related measures in a sample selected for specific language impairment. Behavior Genetics. 41: 651-9
Simmons TR, Flax JF, Azaro MA, et al. (2010) Increasing genotype-phenotype model determinism: application to bivariate reading/language traits and epistatic interactions in language-impaired families. Human Heredity. 70: 232-44
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