Laura-Ann Petitto

Affiliations: 
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, United States 
Area:
Language & Development
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Parents

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Thomas G. Bever research assistant Columbia
William Stokoe research assistant Gallaudet University
Herbert S. Terrace research assistant Columbia (Neurotree)
Ursula Bellugi grad student Salk Institute
Roger Brown grad student Harvard
Courtney B. Cazden grad student Harvard, Graduate School of Education (Neurotree)
Noam Chomsky grad student MIT
Francis Harry Compton Crick grad student Salk Institute (Neurotree)
Edward Klima grad student The Salk Institute for Biological Studies & UCSD
Elizabeth A. Bates post-doc UCSD
 (With Ursula Bellugi at The Salk Institute for Biological Studies)

Children

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Shawn S. Nelson Schmitt research assistant Dartmouth (Neurotree)
Paola Peacock-Villada research assistant Dartmouth (Neurotree)
Sandeep Prasada research assistant McGill (Neurotree)
Elizabeth S. Norton research assistant 2001-2006 Dartmouth (Neurotree)
Amy C. Geojo research assistant 2005-2006 Dartmouth (Neurotree)
Clifton Langdon research assistant 2011-2013 Gallaudet University (Neurotree)
Fernande Charron grad student McGill (Neurotree)
Matthew Dubins grad student University of Toronto (Neurotree)
Anat Geva grad student McGill (Neurotree)
Siobhan Holowka grad student McGill (Neurotree)
Marissa Malkowski grad student University of Toronto (Neurotree)
Paula Marentette grad student McGill (Neurotree)
Ioulia Kovelman grad student 2001-2006 Dartmouth
Kaja K. Jasinska grad student 2013 University of Toronto (Neurotree)
Stephanie Baker post-doc Dartmouth (Neurotree)
Melody S. Berens post-doc University of Toronto (Neurotree)
Art Kaso post-doc University of Toronto (Neurotree)
Mark H. Shalinsky post-doc Dartmouth (Neurotree)
Katherine White post-doc Dartmouth (Neurotree)
Lynne J. Williams post-doc University of Toronto (Neurotree)

Collaborators

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Diane Poulain Dubois collaborator Concordia (Neurotree)
Kevin N. Dunbar collaborator University of Toronto (Neurotree)
Michael Gazzaniga collaborator Dartmouth (Neurotree)
Scott T. Grafton collaborator Dartmouth (Neurotree)
Stephen Kosslyn collaborator Harvard (Neurotree)
Roberta Michnick Golinkoff collaborator University of Delaware
Brenda Milner collaborator Montreal Neurological Institute and McGill University (Neurotree)
Helen Neville collaborator Salk Institute (Neurotree)
David J. Ostry collaborator McGill (Neurotree)
Steven Pinker collaborator Harvard
Sandra R. Waxman collaborator McGill
Robert Zatorre collaborator Montreal Neurological Institute and McGill University (Neurotree)
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Jasińska KK, Petitto LA. (2017) Age of Bilingual Exposure Is Related to the Contribution of Phonological and Semantic Knowledge to Successful Reading Development. Child Development
Stone A, Kartheiser G, Hauser PC, et al. (2015) Fingerspelling as a Novel Gateway into Reading Fluency in Deaf Bilinguals. Plos One. 10: e0139610
Kovelman I, Shalinsky MH, Berens MS, et al. (2014) Words in the bilingual brain: an fNIRS brain imaging investigation of lexical processing in sign-speech bimodal bilinguals. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 8: 606
Jasińska KK, Petitto LA. (2014) Development of neural systems for reading in the monolingual and bilingual brain: new insights from functional near infrared spectroscopy neuroimaging. Developmental Neuropsychology. 39: 421-39
Jasinska KK, Petitto LA. (2013) How age of bilingual exposure can change the neural systems for language in the developing brain: a functional near infrared spectroscopy investigation of syntactic processing in monolingual and bilingual children. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. 6: 87-101
Berens MS, Kovelman I, Petitto LA. (2013) Should bilingual children learn reading in two languages at the same time or in sequence? Bilingual Research Journal. 36: 35-60
Holowka S, Brosseau-Lapré F, Petitto LA. (2013) Semantic and Conceptual Knowledge Underlying Bilingual Babies' First Signs and Words Language Learning. 52
Petitto LA, Berens MS, Kovelman I, et al. (2012) The "Perceptual Wedge Hypothesis" as the basis for bilingual babies' phonetic processing advantage: new insights from fNIRS brain imaging. Brain and Language. 121: 130-43
Petitto LA, Dunbar KN. (2009) Educational Neuroscience: New Discoveries from Bilingual Brains, Scientific Brains, and the Educated Mind. Mind, Brain and Education : the Official Journal of the International Mind, Brain, and Education Society. 3: 185-197
Shalinsky MH, Kovelman I, Berens MS, et al. (2009) Exploring Cognitive Functions in Babies, Children & Adults with Near Infrared Spectroscopy. Journal of Visualized Experiments : Jove
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