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Research Interests

Elizabeth Norton's research investigates the brain and behavioral basis of language and reading development and disorders, particularly early identification of disorders such as dyslexia, developmental language disorder, and autism. She uses EEG/ERP and MRI brain imaging methodologies to investigate these questions in infants, toddlers, and children. Collaborations include studies of developmentally-sensitive measures of premature infants’ brain development, indicators of mental health and its relations with language, and intervention for cardiovascular health.

Education/Academic qualification

Language and Brain Development, BA, Dartmouth College

Child Study and Human Development, PhD, Tufts University

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  • Research Output

    • 824 Citations
    • 18 Article
    • 4 Review article
    • 1 Chapter
    • 1 Short survey

    Putative protective neural mechanisms in prereaders with a family history of dyslexia who subsequently develop typical reading skills

    Yu, X., Zuk, J., Perdue, M. V., Ozernov-Palchik, O., Raney, T., Beach, S. D., Norton, E. S., Ou, Y., Gabrieli, J. D. E. & Gaab, N., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Human Brain Mapping.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Disrupted left fusiform response to print in beginning kindergartners is associated with subsequent reading

    Centanni, T. M., Norton, E. S., Ozernov-Palchik, O., Park, A., Beach, S. D., Halverson, K., Gaab, N. & Gabrieli, J. D. E., 2019, In : NeuroImage: Clinical. 22, 101715.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 1 Scopus citations
  • 7 Scopus citations

    Language processing skills linked to FMR1 variation: A study of gaze-language coordination during rapid automatized naming among women with the FMR1 premutation

    Nayar, K., McKinney, W., Hogan, A. L., Martin, G. E., Valle, C. L., Sharp, K., Berry-Kravis, E., Norton, E. S., Gordon, P. C. & Losh, M., Jan 1 2019, In : PloS one. 14, 7, e0219924.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 1 Scopus citations