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Natalya Kaganovich

Research Interests / Training Areas:

  • Audiovisual processing
  • Auditory cognitive neuroscience
  • Language acquisition and development
  • Developmental language disorders
  • Electrophysiology

Biography:

Dr. Kaganovich received her MA and PhD degrees from Purdue University. She uses behavioral and electrophysiological measures in order to understand the role of audiovisual integration in language acquisition and language processing. She works with both typically developing children and children with Specific Language Impairment. Dr. Kaganovich's research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders).

Recent Publications:

Kaganovich N., Schumaker, J., Leonard, L.B., Gustafson, D., & Macias, D. (in revision). Children with a history of SLI show reduced sensitivity to audiovisual temporal asynchrony: An ERP Study

Kaganovich, N., Schumaker, J., Macias, D., & Gustafson, D. (submitted). Audiovisual processing of speech in school-age children with a history of Specific Language Impairment: An Event-Related Potentials Study.

Purdy, J.D., Leonard, L.B., Weber-Fox, C., & Kaganovich, N. (in press). Decreased sensitivity to long-distance dependences in children with a history of Specific Language Impairment: Electrophysiological evidence. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.

Kaganovich, N., Kim, J., Herring, C., Schumaker, J., MacPherson, M., & Weber-Fox, C. (2013). Musicians show general enhancement of complex sound encoding and better inhibition of irrelevant auditory change in music: an ERP study. European Journal of Neuroscience, 37, 1295-1307.

Kaganovich, N., Hampton Wray, A., & Weber-Fox, C. (2010). Non-linguistic auditory processing and working memory update in pre-school children with stutter: An electrophysiological study. Developmental Neuropsychology, 35(6), 712-736.

 Kaganovich, N., Francis, A., & Melara, B. (2006). Electrophysiological evidence for early interaction between talker and linguistic information during speech perception. Brain Research, 1114, 161-172.