Conferences

2019:

 

Vinci-Booher, S., James, K.H., & Pestilli, F. (2019, November).  Brain Development from Sensorimotor Experiences. Oral presentation to be presented at the Brain and Mind Institute at the University of Western Ontario, ON, CA. (Invited talk.)

 

Plebanek, D.J. & James, K.H. (2019, October). The neural underpinnings of variability in the development of category learning. Poster to be presented at the Cognitive Development Society Biennial Conference, Louisville, KY, USA.

 

Vinci-Booher, S., Bullock, D., Caron, B., McPherson, B., James, K.H., & Pestilli, F. (2019, October).  The relationship between the microstructure of vertical white matter pathways and behavior in early elementary school children.  Poster to be presented at the Cognitive Development Society Biennial Conference, Louisville, KY, USA.

 

James, K.H., & Vinci-Booher, S. (2019, May).  Visual Experiences During Letter Production Contribute to the Development of the Neural Systems Supporting Letter Perception. In T. Schubert, Reading as a visual act: Recognition of visual letter symbols in the mind and brain.  Symposium conducted at the Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Pete Beach, FL, USA.

 

Merritt, E. & James, K.H. (2019, April). Examining the influence of learning method on symbol recognition. Poster presented at the Center of Excellence for Women in Technology Conference, Bloomington, IN. POSTER

 

Lee, M.E., Izah, J.C., Plebanek, D.J., & James, K.H. (2019, April). The influence of variability on neural underpinnings of categorization. Poster presented at the Center for Excellence for Women in Technology Conference, Bloomington, IN. POSTER

 

Vinci-Booher, S., Nikoulina, A., James, T.W., & James K.H. (2019, March). Sensorimotor contingency leads to developmental changes in the neural mechanisms supporting visual recognition. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Fransisco, CA. POSTER

 

2018:

 

Vinci-Booher, S., Sehgal, N., & James, K.H. (2018, May).  Visual and Motor Experiences of Handwriting Contribute to Gains in Visual Recognition.  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Pete Beach, FL. POSTER

 

DelaCuesta, C., Vinci-Booher, S., & James, K.H. (2018, April). Poster presented at the Center of Excellence for Women in Technology Conference, Bloomington, IN.

 

Harris, S., Vinci-Booher, S., & James, K.H. (2018, April).  Handwriting Influence on Symbol Learning in Adults. Poster presented at the Center of Excellence for Women in Technology Conference, Bloomington, IN.

 

2017:

 

Vinci-Booher, S., & James, K.H. (2017, October).  The development of the neural systems supporting handwriting and letter perception from kindergarten to adulthood.  Poster presented at the Cognitive Development Society Bi-Ennial Conference, Portland, OR. POSTER

 

Yearling, E., Vinci-Booher, S., & James, K.H. (2017, April).  Investigating changes in functional connectivity between visual and motor systems after handwriting practice. Poster presented at the Center of Excellence for Women in Technology Conference, Bloomington, IN.

 

2016:

 

Vinci-Booher, S., Sehgal, N., Munoz-Rubke, F., &  James, K.H. (2016, May).  Perceptual and motor effects of letter writing on brain regions associated with letter perception.  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Pete Beach, FL.  POSTER

 

Vinci-Booher, S., Cheng, H., & James, K.H. (2016, March).  Handwriting as a visually guided action: A developmental neuroimaging study.  Poster presented at the Latin American School for Education, Cognitive, and Neural Sciences, Buenos Aires, Argentina.  POSTER

 

Zemlock, D., Vinci-Booher, S., & James, K.H. (2016, April). Learning about letters through handwriting practice​. Poster to be presented at The National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Asheville, NC.   POSTER

 

2015:

 

Frizell, T., Vinci-Booher, S., Zemlock, D., James, K.H., & Crandall, D.J. (2015, July).  Exploring automated techniques for identifying and scoring children’s handwriting samples.  Poster presented at the Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates Conference, Bloomington, IN.

POSTER

 

Sehgal, N., Vinci-Booher, S., & James, K.H. (2015, February​).  The relationship between handedness and activation in the visual cortex of the brain.  Poster p​resented at the Center of Excellence for Women in Technology Conference, Bloomington, IN.  POSTER

James, K.H. (2015) .The development of neural systems that support letter perception: The importance of early handwriting.  Psychonomics Society Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

 

James, K.H. (2015). Only self-generated actions create sensori-motor networks in the developing brain. Society for Research in Child Development Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Munoz-Rubke, F., Kafadar, K., & James, K. H. (2015). Action is the key to observe the continuum among concrete and abstract words. Poster presented at the 2015 Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.  POSTER

 

Munoz-Rubke, F., Lynch, A., & Block H. J. (2015). Effect of visuo-proprioceptive realignment on motor cortex excitability. Poster presented at the 2015 Society for Neuroscience (SfN) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.   POSTER

 

Vinci-Booher, S., James, T.W., & James, K.H. (2015). The influence of visual-motor experiences on the development of brain mechanisms subserving letter perception. In E. Wakefield & M. Novack, Comparing the effects of active and passive learning experiences through action and gesture.  Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Vinci-Booher, S., Engelhardt, L., James, T.W., & James, K.H. (2015). Functional connections during letter perception reflect aspects of letter writing. Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, CA.   POSTER

 

Vinci-Booher, S., James, T.W., & James, K.H. (2015). Investigating functional connectivity in the developing brain using generalized psychophysiological interactions analysis. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.     POSTER

 

Hall, C., Wakefield, E. M., James, K. H., & Goldin-Meadow, S. G. (2015). Learning verbs through action vs. gesture. Poster to be presented at the Cognitive Development Society 2015 meeting, Columbus, OH.   POSTER

 

Wakefield, E.M. Goldin-Meadow, S. & James, K.H. (2015). Can you show me yocking? Learning novel verbs through producing and observing actions and gestures. Society for Research in Child Development, Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

 

2014:

 

Vinci-Booher, S., Engelhardt, L., James, T.W., & James, K.H. (2014). Investigating the development of letter perception using gPPI connectivity analysis. Presented at the Center of Excellence for Women in Technology Conference, Bloomington, IN.   POSTER

 

Wakefield, E. M., Novack, M., Congdon, E., Goldin-Meadow, S., & James, K. H. (2014). Understanding the neural effects of learning with gesture: Does gesture help learners because it is grounded in action? Talk presented at the International Society of Gesture Studies meeting, San Diego, CA.

 

2013+

 

Wakefield, E. M., & James, K. H. (2013). Behavioral and neural effects of learning with different gesture strategies. Poster presented at the Cognitive Development Society 2013 meeting, Memphis, TN.   POSTER

 

James, K. H., & Wakefield, E. M. (2013). Using fMRI with pre-school children to show brain changes associated with learning. Talk presented by Wakefield at the Cognitive Development Neuroscientific Approaches Symposium, Austin, TX.

 

James, K.H. (2013).  Using functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging techniques to probe learning mechanisms in young children. Cognitive Development Society Meeting,  Memphis, TN.

 

James, K.H. (2013).  Manual actions on objects are driven by visual biases in 18-24-month-old children. Society for Research in Child Development Annual Meeting., Seattle, WA.

Butler, A., Pavisian, B., & James, K.H. (2012). Neural differences in translating abstract versus concrete visual representations into actions. Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Chicago, IL.

 

James, K.H., James, T.W., & Swain, S.N. (2012). The neural correlates of object expertise in the young child.  Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

 

Wakefield, E. M., & James, K. H.  (2012). Changes in iconic and metaphoric gesture processing across development. Talk presented at the International Society for Gesture Studies 2012 Meeting, Lund, Sweden.

 

Wakefield, E. M., & James, K. H.  2012). Motor processing during gesture perception across development: An fMRI study. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society 2012 meeting, Chicago, IL.     POSTER

 

Yee, M. N., Smith, L.B., Jones, S. S., & James, K. (2012). How young children’s actions affect object recognition.  Poster presented at the International Conference on Infant Studies. Minneapolis, MN         POSTER

 

Butler, A., Harman James, K. (2011). Active motor learning of audiovisual objects. Vision Sciences Society, Naples, FL.

 

James, K.H. & Engelhardt, L. (2011). Visual object processing as a function of active experience in preschool children. Cognitive Development Society, Philadelphia, PA.

 

James, K.H. & Kersey, A. (2011). Dorsal stream function in the 4-6 year old child: Assessing the neural correlates of the posting task using fMRI. Society for Research In Child Development. Montreal, QB, Canada

 

Wakefield, E. M., & James, K. H.  (2011). Neural correlates of gesture processing across development. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society 2011 meeting, San Francisco, CA.   POSTER

Butler, A., James, K. (2010). The recognition of actively vs. passively learned audiovisual associations. Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Montreal, QB, Canada

 

James, K.H. (2010). The emergence of sensorimotor representations in the developing brain during language processing. Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting, Montreal, QB, Canada

 

Wakefield, E. M., & James, K. H. (2010). Sensori-motor integration in children: Effects of different forms of training on melody processing.  Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society 2010 meeting, Montreal, QB, Canada   POSTER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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